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2017 Was a Terrible Year for Natural Disasters: Is It the New Normal?

What We're SayingJanuary 19, 2018Howard Kunreuther and Billy FlemingKnowledge@Wharton

A Kingdom from Dust

What We're ReadingJanuary 1, 2018

Democrats Are Shockingly Unprepared to Fight Climate Change

What We're ReadingNovember 15, 2017Robinson Meyer The Atlantic

There’s no magic bill waiting in the wings—and no quick path to arriving at one.

Lessons From Hurricane Harvey: Houston’s Struggle Is America’s Tale

What We're ReadingNovember 11, 2017Michael KimmelmanThe New York Times

The Texas city’s response to a powerful storm says much about polarized visions of the country and diverging attitudes toward cities, race, liberty and science.

ACSP Distinguished Educator, 1993: Ann L. Strong

What We're WritingOctober 26, 2017Journal of Planning and Education ResearchJournal of Planning and Education Research

Building Resilient Coastlines

What We're SayingOctober 17, 2017Ellen Neises and Billy FlemingBuilding Resilient Coastlines

Why Puerto Rico Faces Worse Perils Than Texas and Florida

What We're SayingSeptember 27, 2017Billy Fleming, Carolyn Kousky, Hector Cordero-GuzmanKnowledge@Wharton

Fleming: Houston deserves a truly democratic recovery from Harvey

What We're WritingSeptember 14, 2017Billy FlemingHouston Chronicle

People - not elites - must lead the way in building a more resilient city