What Hurricane Harvey says about risk, climate and resilience

What Hurricane Harvey says about risk, climate and resilience

Three atmospheric scientists from Texas say Hurricane Harvey shows how the country needs to adapt to the effects of climate change and cut carbon emissions.\n<br><br>\n<u><i>Hurricanes: Risks & Resilience (Text 4)</u> -- This text is part of a Knowledge Set exploring the impacts of hurricanes and how ordinary people and governments can work together to rebuild after natural disasters. This text reviews the risks of hurricanes and the lessons that can be learned after these kinds of natural disasters strike. Students should compare and contrast the author's argument with views presented in earlier texts in this set. Also, as students read, encourage them to reflect on how they can sup

Andrew Dessler
The Conversation

ESSENTIAL QUESTION:

What are the best steps for the U.S. to take in order to reduce the destruction caused by future hurricanes?
STANDARDS:
RI.1 - Meaning & Evidence, RI.6 - Author's Purpose, RI.8 - Evaluate Argument

DEPTH OF KNOWLEDGE (DOK) LEVELS:

2,3,4
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