We need to build our response capacity leading up to extreme-weather emergencies and implement a more systematic and assured process of reconstruction for victims in the aftermath.
Students tackled this question in a week-long virtual immersion program on community planning for resilience.
|September 1, 2021
The threats to our security are real and require a rational and strategic response. Let’s hope we can produce one.
Glacial flooding is never predictable, but Juneau’s response has become reliably routine, thanks to scientific research and partnerships with government.
If we can replace bluster and improvisation with measured, calm and rational decision-making, we can rise to this occasion.