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Things That We Will Lose in the Fire

We are learning--very painfully--that our actions over time have consequences. When we build cities on the shore, they will be swept away by hurricanes, tsunamis, or inundated by sea level rise; if we build them on a fault line, they will be destroyed by earthquake; and if we build them in a forest, they are likely to burn. We're not good at either listening or learning. Let's work on that.

EDM Friday Briefing: Kentucky Wildfires, Mutant Ebola, Paris Agreement, Alabama Drought

Sunday Media Review: The Song of the Salmon

The long-term future of emergency management is strongly correlated to how we treat this marvelous Earth that we've been entrusted with. We have many failures, and a few successes. Here is a presentation of the treatment of one critical species that's on the knife's edge, where we can do what's right or do what's negligent. As with all things that enhance or condemn our civilization, what we ultimately choose to do is up to us.

White House Issues Memorandum on Drought Resilience