LESSONS FROM EXTREME EVENTS
The following are resources that we have put together to provide lessons on extreme events in nature.
A Winter’s Tale: “Ask an Engineer.” Texas Electricity Crisis: Engineers Explain What Went Wrong | National Review
How Forward Thinking Prevents Disaster - Friday Forward (#352) (robertglazer.com) “The community was designed specially to account for global warming and natural disasters such as Hurricane Ian.”
Florida community built to weather hurricanes endured Ian barely scratched. Jennifer Languell, sustainability engineer who helped design Babcock Ranch, explains, “The things that we do, you don't see. The strength of the buildings, or the infrastructure that deals with stormwater, or the utilities. You don't see that stuff… Which is good, because most people don't need or want to think about it."