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.
Resources Radio — Oct 17, 2023
The US Wildfire Workforce, with Emily Browne
Emily Browne discusses her experience fighting and preventing wildfires in Alaska with the US National Park Service.
Resources Radio — Sep 26, 2023
Learning How to Mitigate Heat in Schools, with V. Kelly Turner
V. Kelly Turner discusses the impacts of heat on students in US schools, design choices that can mitigate heat on school grounds, and funding sources for improving school infrastructure.