I’ve got an op-ed in the WSJ today on actions needed in the aftermath of Harvey, as we are just at the beginning of what is assuredly a return to more frequent disasters. In the article I suggest the following as obvious bi-partisan places to seek agreement and secure quick actions:
- Disaster review boards
- Local planning for resilient growth
- Enhance federal agency capacity
In July, I explained at Risk Frontiers why more frequent disasters were on their way. It didn’t take long for that expectation to be fulfilled.
Here are two very good pieces on the political pitfalls of using Harvey as a political bludgeon in the climate debate:
I’m happy to hear comments here or on Twitter.