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 — Sep 16, 2021
Supporting Communities with the Build Back Better Act
A bipartisan bill passed the Senate last month with major implications for US infrastructure. Now, the Senate and House are discussing a reconciliation bill to determine the federal budget and allocations for US infrastructure and other priorities.
Media Highlight — Sep 9, 2021
Wildfire Smoke May Upend Outdoor Recreation in the West
An op-ed written by Margaret Walls and Matthew Wibbenmeyer about their new research on wildfire smoke is published in The Hill.