Paying for Climate Adaptation in California: A Primer for Practitioners

Paying for Climate Adaptation in California helps detail steps planning authorities, asset operators and owners, and private entities can take to tackle the large-scale investments necessary for keeping Bay Area infrastructure functioning in a changing climate. The practitioner's guide provides a pragmatic overview of the opportunities and constraints to raise and program the capital needed to build, repair and maintain critical infrastructure such as bridges and highways. AECOM and Resources Legacy Fund bring together their collective expertise in adaptation financing and investing to guide both public and private sector entities in what to consider, including adopting disclosure requirements that take into account climate and correspondingly, financial risk, and offers tools to support more transparent and successful public-private partnerships. For more detailed guidance, access the full report here.