Low-probability, high-consequence climate change events are likely to trigger management responses that are based on the demand for immediate action from those affected. However, these responses may be inefficient and even maladaptive in the long term.
Sarah E. Anderson
Ryan R. Bart
Maureen C. Kennedy
Andrew J. MacDonald
Max A. Moritz
Christina L. Tague
Common Resources — Sep 13, 2018
Can Fleeting Public Interest in Wildfire Risk Drive Long-Term Change?
Reactionary responses to climate-driven disasters can be inefficient. Concern over recent wildfires should be channeled to reduce long-run risk.
Common Resources — Apr 24, 2020
Preparation Now for Environmental Opportunities in Fiscal Stimulus Programs
Coronavirus will motivate some fiscal stimulus spending proposals that could benefit the environment, as long as proponents of environmental programs are prepared for the opportunities.
Working Paper — Apr 20, 2020
Three Prongs for Prudent Climate Policy
An evaluation of a three-pronged strategy for mitigating climate change risks that emphasizes adding adaptation and amelioration to the emission mitigation approach.