Texas Tech University

What Hurricane Harvey Says About Risk, Climate and Resilience

Andrew Dessler, Daniel Cohan, Katharine Hayhoe

September 4, 2017

Business Standard - As atmospheric scientists in Texas, we already know the hazards are real.

Hurricane Harvey exemplifies the risks we all face – and a more dangerous future if we don't take actions now. More people and vulnerable infrastructure exposed to more frequent and intense hazards equals even greater risk for us in the future. The time to rethink the equation is now.

Andrew Dessler, Professor of Atmospheric Sciences, Texas A&M University ; Daniel Cohan, Associate Professor of Environmental Engineering, Rice University, and Katharine Hayhoe, Professor and Director, Climate Science Center, Texas Tech University.

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