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Coastal Cities, Climate and Security: Lessons from Katrina 10 Years Later
By guest author, Lieutenant Colonel Gary Sargent, USA (ret)
Tomorrow, August 29th, marks 10 years since Hurricane Katrina ripped through New Orleans, and Americans viewed the wholesale destruction of a major US city by water and wind. Katrina presented a worrying picture of what may befall other coastal cities around the globe as water levels rise and the world faces a much more challenging, changing climate. Ten years later, lessons from the disaster are more relevant than ever. (more…)