When the U.S. Tried to Manage Hurricanes

When the U.S. Tried to Manage Hurricanes

As completion of the 2019 Atlantic typhoon season approaches on Nov. 30, the tally of destruction left by storms this year has actually been massive. In August, Hurricane Dorian lingered over much of the Bahamas for 3 destructive days, leaving the country with over 65 people dead. In September, Tropical Storm Imelda dropped 40 inches of rain on coastal Texas. Fixing the damage caused by both storms will cost lots of billions of dollars.

Given the damage and loss of life triggered by such storms, the concept of diverting them is …

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