From TriplePundit:

Other organizations, like R Street Institute, a free-market think tank that focuses on complex public policy issues, points out that it’s often human expansion that is at the core of how communities are affected by events like hurricanes.

“Most of the increase in disasters is not actually due to changes in the weather but changes in human living patterns,” RJ Lehmann, told NPR. So rebuilding without considering the vulnerabilities to climate change will only become more costly for communities, he said.

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