University of Redlands Environmental Economist Nicholas Reksten focuses a complex lens on the California wildfires, the climate crisis and how change could impact both. 

Dr. Reksten recently told Empire KVCR (PBS/NPR), “In terms of a cost-benefit analysis there is zero question,” said Reksten. “I mean it is absolutely clear that it makes sense to take extremely aggressive action against further climate change to mitigate these wildfires. That is absolutely clear overall.”

Read the interview here: https://www.kvcrnews.org/post/how-wildfires-climate-change-and-affordable-housing-are-all-linked#stream/0

Biography :
Dr. Reksten joined the economics department at the University of Redlands in 2016 after teaching at Sarah Lawrence College and American University. His expertise ranges from basic economics to the economic impact of environmental issues. He is an award-winning educator and researcher with a unique focus on economics and the environment.

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