Houston’s Flood Problems Offer Lessons for Cities Trying to Adapt to a Changing Climate

May 5, 2024


Read time:

5-15 mins
Houston Floods
Presented by The Conversation

When Hurricane Harvey hit Texas in 2017, it delivered Houston’s third 500-year flood in three years. Floods in the Houston area are becoming more frequent, and more severe. In this article from The Conversation, climate expert Richard B. Rood explains the issue and underscores how helping communities turn climate knowledge into projects can reduce the harm of future climate disasters.

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