Climate Change: Research (14)
This summary highlights the major research Headwaters Economics has conducted concerning controlling fire suppression costs, state case studies, and the growth of homes in the WUI.
This research summary offers an overview of efforts to quantify the national green economy in terms of job creation from several perspectives.
Headwaters Economics is working new transmission infrastructure issues from the perspective of regional economic development, and issues most relevant to local and state decision makers.
Report on socioeconomic conditions of Missoula County as part of public process of developing a climate change adaptation plan.
This paper presents ten examples of cities and counties around the country and the key lessons learned in the process of moving from planning to implementation on climate change adaptation.
This Headwaters Economics study analyzes the impact of housing and climate on the costs of fighting forest fires in national forests of Oregon.
This Headwaters Economics study analyzes the impact of housing and climate on the costs of fighting forest fires in the twelve national forests of the Sierra Nevada.
These two slideshows use Missoula County and Western Montana to show how many homes have been built in flood and wildfire hazard areas, which are vulnerable to larger and more frequent floods and fires.
This report studies the possible effects of climate change in the Crown of the Continent on two “snow-pack” dependent sectors of the economy–downhill skiing and recreational fishing.
The Clean Energy report compares how Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming are taking advantage of clean energy and energy efficiency opportunities to create green jobs.