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Storm Warnings

By Peter Gleick, for the Environmental News Network
October 19, 2005

As New Orleans dries out and some semblance of normalcy begins to return for its luckier residents, we are just starting to think about the lessons that will have to be learned. But it is not too early to see that a series of missteps, mistakes, and human mismanagement of our natural resources, especially water resources and our climate, made things far worse than they would otherwise have been. For skeptics who think that our wealth and economic strength insulate us from our natural world, Hurricane Katrina is an urgent wake-up call... read more

 

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