Fighting Fire with Fire? Adjusting Regulatory Regimes and Forest Product Markets to Mitigate Southern United States Wildfire Risk
14 Pages Posted: 26 May 2018 Last revised: 3 Aug 2018
Date Written: May 15, 2018
Climate change will exacerbate disaster events in the U.S. South, and in particular wildfires. This article details the emergent climate-induced wildfire risks facing the U.S. South, describes how addressing those risks is particularly challenging in this region of the U.S., and provides some policy and market-driven approaches for doing so.
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