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MSNBC Guest: Officials Must Recognize ‘Climate Change Will Start Bringing More Intense Rainfall’
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MSNBC

Name: MSNBC

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MSNBC Live

Name: MSNBC Live

URL: http://www.msnbc.com/msnbc-live

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Kiah Collier

Name: Kiah Collier

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08/28/2017 08:44 pm
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Tom (staff)
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0:02:36
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RUSH TRANSCRIPT Reporter You ░░░░░░░░ have given a lot ░░░░░░░░ thought to this and ░░░░░░░░ lot of research to ░░░░░░░░ because you co wrote ░░░░░░░░ joint tribune report in ░░░░░░░░ on Houston and its ░░░░░░░░ for catastrophic flooding And ░░░░░░░░ want to read just ░░░░░░░░ little bit of it ░░░░░░░░ wrote as millions have ░░░░░░░░ to the metropolitan area ░░░░░░░░ recent decades local officials ░░░░░░░░ largely snubbed stricter building ░░░░░░░░ allowing developers to pave ░░░░░░░░ crucial acres of prairie ░░░░░░░░ that once absorbed huge ░░░░░░░░ of rain water As ░░░░░░░░ move forward and the ░░░░░░░░ going ahead once the ░░░░░░░░ threat of loss of ░░░░░░░░ passes by what will ░░░░░░░░ find How big a ░░░░░░░░ does this loss of ░░░░░░░░ land play to cause ░░░░░░░░ kind of massive first ░░░░░░░░ all life threatening conditions ░░░░░░░░ well as huge financial ░░░░░░░░ that we re seeing ░░░░░░░░ COLLIER Yeah According to ░░░░░░░░ lot of the scientists ░░░░░░░░ talked to every scientist ░░░░░░░░ talk to experts and ░░░░░░░░ public officials a lot ░░░░░░░░ this devastation could have ░░░░░░░░ prevented if Houston officials ░░░░░░░░ the decades had been ░░░░░░░░ to have a smarter ░░░░░░░░ policy leave some green ░░░░░░░░ instead of paving it ░░░░░░░░ with concrete And having ░░░░░░░░ of this impervious cover ░░░░░░░░ means that people get ░░░░░░░░ out as the water ░░░░░░░░ off to whatever natural ░░░░░░░░ of form of creek ░░░░░░░░ bayou and eventually drains ░░░░░░░░ to the gulf of ░░░░░░░░ So but local officials ░░░░░░░░ we talked to said ░░░░░░░░ know the argument by ░░░░░░░░ that you know this ░░░░░░░░ land would absorb a ░░░░░░░░ of rain water is ░░░░░░░░ know ludicrous it s ░░░░░░░░ And we can essentially ░░░░░░░░ concrete with concrete We ░░░░░░░░ through these massive public ░░░░░░░░ projects that mitigate flooding ░░░░░░░░ know retention ponds widening ░░░░░░░░ bayou system That kind ░░░░░░░░ thing And you know ░░░░░░░░ of that might be ░░░░░░░░ But scientists are saying ░░░░░░░░ s really needed is ░░░░░░░░ development policies and for ░░░░░░░░ officials to start thinking ░░░░░░░░ climate change and how ░░░░░░░░ change will start bringing ░░░░░░░░ intense and frequent rainfall ░░░░░░░░ a lot of them ░░░░░░░░ not doing that at ░░░░░░░░ point even though a ░░░░░░░░ of other major cities ░░░░░░░░ Anyone who takes a ░░░░░░░░ at that report you ░░░░░░░░ will see it is ░░░░░░░░ prophetic Kia thank you ░░░░░░░░ much We appreciate you ░░░░░░░░ the time to talk ░░░░░░░░ us.
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