The Fed keeps trying to take away the punch bowl — but the economy parties on

Jul 27, 2023
Economists expected a downturn in economic growth from the first quarter’s 2% annual rate. Instead, growth accelerated to 2.4%.
The newest GDP report showed greater investment in auto and airplane factories, among other things.
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Logging could make California forests more resilient, but supply chain woes abound

Oct 19, 2022
Sawmills are poised to play a big role in making California more resilient to wildfires, but there may not be enough of them to go around.
The aftermath of the 2021 Dixie Fire, outside of Greenville, California.
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2 Black farmers promote resilience for food, land and people

Nov 22, 2021
Ashanti Williams and Arian Rivera of the Black Yard Farm Collective talk about agricultural practices and building community.
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How quickly can communities recover from wildfires?

Oct 1, 2021
A new report looks at how resilient different parts of the country are to the threat of wildfires, and the long term displacement of people from their homes.
Firefighters battle the Thomas blaze in California in 2017.
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How to rebuild a more resilient economy during COVID-19 recovery

Apr 29, 2020
The U.S. can avoid economic pitfalls during its next crisis by shoring up infrastructure.
"We've done this before. We've built whole infrastructures to deal with fire risks in American cities that used to burn to the ground on a regular basis."
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