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
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.
From Resources Radio: Demystifying Sea Level Rise, with Robert Kopp of Rutgers University
Decarbonization in Vermont: An RFF Report for the Vermont State Legislature
A new RFF report examines different policies to address greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in Vermont.