What a Disaster Can Cost Us

Looking at the past, we can plan for the future by being able to quantify disaster costs that range from hurricanes to drought.

Six Facts About Disaster Economics

When natural disasters like hurricanes, massive snowstorms, and wildfires strike a region, their economic impact is far more than the clean-up.

A Weather Dilemma for NYC

In NYC, the last time that the East River touched the Hudson River (see below) was on September 3, 1821 when a hurricane struck directly and the tide rose 13 feet in one hour. Should the city plan for it…