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Confronting the Climate Crisis and Preventing Natural Disasters

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2017 is looking to be a record setting year when it comes to natural disasters in the United States. Climate change and a growing population have all contributed to a rise in natural disasters around the world… So what’s being done about it? This month, Wes looks at where governments have fallen short when it comes to preventing natural disasters, as well as addressing concerns we have as Marylanders living in a coastal state. 

Guests on this episode include:

Jed Horn, author of “Breach of Faith: Hurricane Katrina and the Near Death of a Great American City.”

Amy Chester, Managing Director, Rebuild By Design

Lisa McNeilly, Director of Sustainability, Baltimore Office of Sustainability

Wes Moore is a decorated Army combat veteran, youth advocate and CEO of BridgeEdU, a national initiative focusing on addressing the college completion and career placement crisis by reinventing the Freshman Year of college. He is also the author of two instant New York Times bestselling books, The Other Wes Moore and The Work.