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Hydrosystems Research Group Trains World Bank Staff

Dr. Casey Brown

Professor Casey Brown and Research Professor Patrick Ray, along with PhD Candidate Umit Taner trained World Bank project managers in methods for assessing the risk of climate change to their investments.  The one day training took place on June 8th at World Bank headquarters in Washington DC. 

The event was part of the Decision Tree initiative of the Hydrosystems Research Group and sponsored by the World Bank, which is rolling out this approach to climate change risk management through trainings around the world and demonstration projects in Asia, Africa and Latin America.  The Hydrosystems Research Group is led by Professor Casey Brown.