Flood Truth

Frank Discussion of Obstacles to Flood-Related Understanding and Action

#15 — For the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP) to Succeed

The original objectives of the NFIP were to; constrict unwise floodplain development, to ensure that property owners could receive insurance coverage at a reasonable cost, to get a large number of communities and property owners to buy insurance, and to...

#1 — A Journey From Architecture to Climate Change

Why Climate Change? I was made aware of the facts behind climate change at Columbia University in 2009, while taking a mid-career Master’s degree at the School of International and Public Affairs. What I learned at school made me realize “mother earth” is...