Hurricane Dorian Underscores Threat Of Climate Change To U.S. Disaster Preparedness | WBEZ
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How Prepared is the U.S. For A Future of Stronger Hurricanes?

Hurricane Dorian appears to have dodged Puerto Rico as it continues on its expected path towards the Bahamas and Florida. The storm is still building up steam as it coasts off of the warm waters of the Gulf of Mexico, and many predictions forecast it forming into a Category-4 cyclone by the end of the week. As Dorian approaches the U.S. mainland, we chat with senior policy analyst at the Natural Resources Defense Council Rob Moore about how he feels environmental and disaster relief policies need to adjust to the realities of the climate crisis, which will include stronger storms and sea-level rise.

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