Hurricane Harvey isn’t about climate change, it’s about bad federal policy

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, many have questioned the roles played by climate change and Houston’s loose zoning rules in the devastation that faced that America’s fourth-largest city. R Street Senior Fellow R.J. Lehmann sat down with Nick Gillespie of the Reason podcast to discuss how explicit government policy encourages people to live in harm’s way and what can be done to reverse that trend. The full audio of that conversation is embedded below.

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