Beth Rodehorst has been working on climate change adaptation issues since 2009 and specializes in evaluating the vulnerability of transportation systems to future climate hazards and helps clients identify and evaluate appropriate adaptation options.
Recent projects include assisting transportation clients in overcoming research gaps and "language barriers" between the world of climate science and on-the-ground transportation decision making. She recently supported the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT) on its 5-year Gulf Coast Phase 2 study, which involved developing and testing methodologies for conducting climate change vulnerability assessments on local transportation systems. This project resulted in a suite of tools and resources that substantially reduce the resources needed to complete similar assessments in other locations. These resources are housed on the U.S. Federal Highway Administration's (FHWA) Adaptation Framework, whose content and structure was developed largely by ICF.
Previously, Ms. Rodehorst worked at the California Public Utilities Commission on the implementation of the Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006 (AB 32) in the electricity sector.
Ms. Rodehorst has a master's degree in Environmental Management from Yale University and a B.A. in Environmental Sciences, Policy, and Economics from Duke University.