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In This Climate

Sep 3, 2021

Hurricane Ida knocked the main New Orleans transmission tower into the Mississippi River, spurring a long-term power outage. Since then, persistent heavy rains have flooded New York subway stations and cascaded to reveal countless vulnerabilities in our critical infrastructure systems.

To explain these vulnerabilities and how we can grow in resilience, we talk with Vanderbilt University infrastructure, risk, and resilience expert Hiba Baroud.