Boomtown, Flood Town: Unchecked Development and the Risks for Houston

An aerial shot of downtown Houston during the “Tax Day Flood” in April. (Jordan Anderson/DoubleHorn Photography) Climate change will bring more frequent and fierce rainstorms to cities like Houston. But unchecked development remains a priority in the famously un-zoned city, creating short-term economic gains for some while increasing flood risks for everyone. By Neena Satija[…]