Hurricanes and Science

From the NYTimes: Here’s a Way to Make Communities More Resilient to Hurricanes: Listen to the scientists who study them. An excerpt: 

“Listening to scientists saved lives.
Imagine if we applied that kind of expertise and political decision-making to the myriad challenges that living in a hurricane zone brings: where we build, how we make what we’ve built resilient and how we prepare residents for storms of growing strength. Basing policy on the best available science will be even more critical as the climate changes.”

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