Tuesday, December 12, 2006

Rethinking storm vulnerability

An excellent discussion that sadly (predictably?) went unpublished by the mainstream media. Not only does it dispel some of the hype around global warming, its non-publication reveals much about the media's propensity for only focussing on bad news. At the same time, the authors seek to put the emphasis within storm preparedness on real issues: socio-economic vulnerability and poor land use planning.