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Archive for Wednesday, September 12, 2018

One Year After Irma, Everglades City Struggles to Rebuild

Everglades Citys storm surge could have happened anywhere. The communitys recovery now a year in the making is a window into the future for coastal communities across Florida in a warming world. Gov. Rick Scott's climate change policy of denial has left the state to focus after disasters on how to build rather than where to build.
Published in Environment

Intersection: Superswitch; Adult Literacy League; Hurricane Andrew

https://wmfe-od.streamguys1.com/intersection/091118_Intersection.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWe take the convenience of smartphones for granted: the ability to call, text, send a tweet or get on facebook whenever, and pretty much wherever we want, and during a hurricane, communication is vital.  As residents of the Carolinas prepare for Hurricane Florence  later this week, Intersection takes a closer look at what it takes to keep our communications networks running, especially when disaster strikes. We visit the Verizon superswitch- a building where millions of calls and data sessions are processed every ...
Published in Intersection Podcast