27 Sep '17, 2am

6 reasons post-Maria Puerto Rico could be a Katrina-like disaster

The U.S. territory evaded the worst that Hurricane Irma had to offer before absorbing a hit from Maria a week later. It would have been a crushing blow to any place where a Category 4 hurricane might have made landfall, but Puerto Rico was in a particularly precarious position for a number of reasons, including its status as an American commonwealth, its recent economic woes, and (you guessed it) climate change.

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