Eliot Levine

Senior Program Officer

Eliot Levine is a Senior Program Office in the Climate Change Adaptation Program at World Wildlife Fund in Washington DC. Eliot’s work has three themes within the broader field of climate change adaptation: capacity building, managing the development of technical and communication tools, and co-leading an area of work on climate-adaptive institutions. 

1. Developing technical communications and capacity building products that aid natural resource managers, conservation professionals, and policy makers in adapting to climate change. 

2. Managing WWF US’s role in the HSBC Climate Partnership, a program that develops adaptation tools and provides technical support to ongoing adaptation freshwater adaptation work in four freshwater basins (Pantanal, Yangtze, Ganga, Thames). 

3.Developing an area of work around Climate-Adaptive Institutions (principles, case studies, and partnerships).

Eliot is also the Editor-in-Chief of ClimatePrep.org, a blog that attempts to define climate change adaptation through illustrations of on-the-ground adaptation projects, explorations of adaptation concepts, and sharing lessons learned from work around the world.

Prior to working at WWF, Eliot worked with the United Nations, analyzing transaction costs of the Kyoto Protocol’s Clean Development Mechanism. He holds a Masters of Public Administration in Environmental Science and Policy from Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and a Bachelors of Arts in Environmental Studies from Penn State University.

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Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment and Adaptation Planning for Mangrove Systems

(Originally published at ClimatePrep.org, April 2012) 

Along the west coast of Viti Levu, Fiji’s largest island, the communities of Tikina Wai have lived near mangrove forests for many...

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Guidelines and tools for assessing the social and biophysical vulnerability to climate change.
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