Aerial view of Anna Maria Island on the Florida Gulf Coast
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Aerial view of Anna Maria Island on the Florida Gulf Coast. Barrier islands like this one dissipate and reduce the energy of waves and currents striking the coast.

Resilience: Living with climate change

We’re working with communities around the world to prepare them for the climate change impacts we can’t avoid — while addressing the ones we can.

A certain amount of global warming is inevitable, already harming people and causing widespread damage. So we develop solutions with farmers, fishers and coastal communities to ensure we can adapt to the changes yet to come.

Our perspective

Learn more about how communities can live with the impacts of climate change from our on-the-ground scientists and other experts.

Our experts

We bring wide-ranging perspectives and skills to our resilience work. Meet some of the people who make it happen.

Staff perspective

EDF’s vision is to create more resilient oceans and ecosystems that protect people, communities and the environment — even in the face of climate change.

Eric Schwaab

Senior VP, Ecosystems & Oceans

Media contact

Julie Benson

(415) 293-6069 (office)

(310) 699-6959 (mobile)