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Friday, November 24, 2017
Andrew Revkin
houston. harvey

Development And Disasters — A Deadly Combination Well Beyond Houston

“In the Houston metro area alone, there is more than $325 billion in residential value at risk,” Simmons said in an interview. “Most damage to residential property will be flooding and if people don’t have flood insurance they are on their own.” (Most don’t, in part because the floodwaters reached so far beyond established danger zones.)

September 2, 2017
trump g7 summit

For Climate Cause, Trump’s Withdrawal From Paris Accord Just One Hurdle Among Many

In much of the debate surrounding President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement on climate change, some critical points have been lost. One reality is that the agreement was always going to reflect, more than determine, whether the world develops a sustainable relationship with the climate system.

June 2, 2017