Wade Graham

public policy professor at Pepperdine University

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Wade Graham is an adjunct professor at the School of Public Policy at Pepperdine University, with a focus on urban and environmental policy. He is the author of American Eden: From Monticello to Central Park to Our Backyards: What Our Gardens Tell Us about Who We Are and Dream Cities: Seven Urban Ideas that Shape the World.

Wade Graham on KCRW

Power lines can pose a big problem when it comes to wildfires. The northern California town of Paradise was obliterated in 2018 by a fire sparked by a power line.

PG&E to spend billions to bury power lines underground. Will that effectively prevent wildfires?

Power lines can pose a big problem when it comes to wildfires. The northern California town of Paradise was obliterated in 2018 by a fire sparked by a power line.

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Getty Center safe from nearby fire, but is nature safe from fire retardants?

Fire season has engulfed northern and southern California. This week it’s the turn of the Westside.

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Lessons for affordable housing from the modern dome tent

Since its founding LA has been selling lifestyle and better living.

from Design and Architecture

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