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How Did Harvey Compare To Researchers’ Worst-Case Scenario Storm?

Posted on · Back in October 2016, researchers created a fictional tropical storm of extraordinary magnitude to understand just how well (or not) Greater Houston would handle the “big one.” Well, how did Harvey compare, and what lessons did they learn from it?

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How Have Major ‘Paradigm Shifts’ Changed Houston And What’s Next?

Posted on · We talk with Dr. Gene Preuss, professor at University of Houston-Downtown and professor Scott Sonenshein from Rice University about what major paradigm shifts would make Greater Houston a better place to live.