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The Cure for Catastrophe: How We Can Stop Manufacturing Natural Disasters


Robert Muir-Wood,

Part of Festival of Debate 2018 -

Robert Muir-Wood, Chief Research Officer at Risk Management Solutions, discusses how so-called ‘natural’ disasters are increasingly the consequence of what and where we build, and how we choose to ignore the warning signs. Throughout history people have attempted to thwart disasters, often with disastrous consequences. Now at last we understand how to motivate builders and political leaders to make our cities resilient.

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Earlier Event: May 12
Coline Covington: Everyday Evils