The benefits and challenges of moving communities to safer ground.
Hurricane Ian Archives - State of the Planet
A disaster preparedness expert weighs in on the many factors that can complicate decisions around evacuations and preparedness.
When Hurricane Ian hit Florida, it was one of the United States’ most powerful hurricanes on record, and it followed a two-week string of massive, devastating storms around the world.
When a weather disaster happens every hundred years, it is an emergency. When it happens every year, it is a routine, periodic occurrence from which we need to protect ourselves.
This is a worst-case clash between an explosive storm and communities that grew explosively in a hurricane hiatus.