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Research Shows New Ways to Protect Against Hurricanes and Tropical Storms

Research from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy is offering new solutions to better protect the Houston-Galveston region from the impact of future hurricanes and storms. With the Atlantic hurricane season just behind us, we talk with three researchers about the legal implications of the proposals, the costs and benefits of each, and how […]

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Research from Rice University's Baker Institute for Public Policy is offering new solutions to better protect the Houston-Galveston region from the impact of future hurricanes and storms.

With the Atlantic hurricane season just behind us, we talk with three researchers about the legal implications of the proposals, the costs and benefits of each, and how climate change factors in.

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Michael Hagerty

Michael Hagerty

Senior Producer, Houston Matters

Michael Hagerty is the senior producer for Houston Matters. He's spent more than 20 years in public radio and television and dabbled in minor league baseball, spending four seasons as the public address announcer for the Reno Aces, the Triple-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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