Climate Change: Research (14)
The rising expense of wildland firefighting, which now costs the federal government more than $3 billion annually and is likely to increase dramatically.
This report examines how residential development adds to the costs of fighting wildfires, using Montana as a case study.
Headwaters Economics has studied wildfires across the West, analyzing how more homes near forests and increasing temperatures will significantly increase future costs and safety risks.
Changing climate will affect the timber industry, tourism, and demands on health care services February 2013 Interactive Map | Climate Changes | Timber Economy | Travel and Tourism Demographics | Detailed Profiles | References Summary This web post briefly summarizes the Climate Adaptation Report and interactive map which provide a description of key economic sectors [...]