31 Aug '11, 8pm

Dot Earth Blog: Warnings and the Cost of Storms and Climate Change

Warnings and the Cost of Storms and Climate Change By ANDREW C. REVKIN Jim Revkin From the Times gallery of reader images of Irene’s impact , waves smash into the shore in Branford, Conn. (Yes that’s my brother.) Casey B. Mulligan , an economics professor at the University of Chicago , has a post on the Economix blog that looks at the Northeast’s recent weather-related disaster and the long-term trajectory for climate change and expresses confidence that the costs attending environmental threats are lower when they can be anticipated. On the Irene front, it’s worth reading a post by Benjamin Strauss, a scientist at Climate Central, on just how close New York City came — within one inch, by Strauss’s reckoning — to costly urban flooding . I ran the piece by Kerry Emanuel, who with colleagues at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology spent the weekend tracking and simulat...

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