Mountain West News Bureau: "Wildfire Experts Talk Solutions as Risk Grows for Homeowners in the Wildland-Urban Interface"
A radio story aired by public radio stations across the American West details some insights from a mid-October RFF Live panel discussion on wildfire risk and resilience.
A panel of experts weighed the benefits and challenges of living near wildlands and how best to prosper in these spaces prone to wildfire on Oct. 12 as part of a new webinar series.
The nonprofit research group Resources for the Future hosted the panel as part of its "Sparking Solutions" series on meeting the growing threat of wildfires. They discussed mitigating fire risk at home, home insurance, the need for better communication with homeowners living in the wildland-urban interface, or WUI, and how towns can put this information into practice.
RFF Live — Oct 12, 2022
Sparking Solutions: Reducing Risk at the Wildland-Urban Interface
On Wednesday, October 12, Resources for the Future (RFF) hosted the second RFF Live event in the “Sparking Solutions” webinar series, where we discussed the benefits and challenges of addressing the WUI problem.
Issue Brief — Nov 30, 2022
Insurance Availability and Affordability under Increasing Wildfire Risk in California
An issue brief providing background and analysis of California's wildfire insurance coverage as wildfires are becoming more frequent and damaging across the western United States
Media Highlight — Nov 16, 2022
Nature: "Smarter Ways with Water"
An article in Nature Magazine about our relationship with water quotes RFF Fellow Hannah Druckenmiller and cites her work on the economic value of wetlands.