We're Gonna Need a Bigger Boat
Mega-storms caused by atmospheric rivers were once thought to occur once a millenium, but atmospheric rivers are flooding California more frequently due to the warming atmosphere. Sure, the recent mega-storm put a small dent in the mega-drought, but experts say California could be trapped in a vicious wet/dry cycle. It may not be time for Californians to build an ark just yet, but climate-resilient infrastructure would be an excellent investment.
ABC10: How atmospheric rivers are becoming more dangerous due to climate change, December 9, 2020.
WW0: Newsmaker of the Week - Jacob Morrison, director of River's End, October 28, 2021.