Research Update: Winter 2012 84% of WUI Lands Undeveloped and New Building Will Drive Fire Costs As part of our ongoing research on fire costs, this new study shows 84 percent of private lands near fire-prone public forests in the West today are undeveloped. Using 2010 Census data we provide both county-by-county and state-level analysis [...]
Research Update: Fall 2012 Wildfire: Development and Temperature Increase Costs Headwaters Economics has studied wildfires across the West, analyzing how more homes near forests and increasing temperatures have significantly increased future costs and safety risks. Improved Socioeconomic Profiles We’ve made two improvements to our free socioeconomic softwar (EPS-HDT). First, detailed pre-generated county-level reports are available [...]
Headwaters Economics has updated the Economic Profile System-Human Dimensions Toolkit (EPS-HDT) to help decision makers access and analyze large amounts of information about their communities.
Future payments are at risk, and Headwaters Economics has written a White Paper to better to understand how possible reforms.
A new study by Headwaters Economics compares how Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming—five states with vast traditional but also significant clean energy resources—are taking advantage of clean energy opportunities to create green jobs.
Wildland Fire: Climate Change and Housing Growth Could Double the Cost of Protecting Homes from Wildfires
The price of fighting forest fires has been increasing substantially, costing taxpayers billions every year.
The Economic Profile System is a free, easy-to-use software application that produces detailed socioeconomic profiles.
To help community leaders better understand energy’s west-wide impacts, Headwaters Economics is publishing a series of reports, Energy and the West.
Working with the Tongass Futures Roundtable in Southeast Alaska, Headwaters Economics prepared an extensive analysis of the economic challenges and opportunities facing Southeast Alaska.