1. Carlos Duart, Building Resiliency, Not Quick Fixes

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    September 12, 2014: Carlos Duart of CDR Maguire speaks to decisions made in rebuilding back from disaster. Examples of costs for steel or concrete show a little more initial spend can save back 4X against future disaster. Part of "Water-Based Hazards: Risk Mitigation" held by ACS Science & the Congress and the Society for Risk Analysis on Capitol Hill.

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    • Boulder Flood: One Year Later

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      City of Boulder motion graphic summarizing the September 2013 flood and community recovery efforts that followed.

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      • Ray Garant, Introductory Remarks for Water-Based Hazards

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        September 12, 2014: Ray Garant of the American Chemical Society introduces the program and moderator Laura Pence. Part of "Water-Based Hazards: Risk Mitigation" held by ACS Science & the Congress and the Society for Risk Analysis on Capitol Hill.

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        • Q&A Water-Based Hazards

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          September 12, 2014: Question and answer portion for "Water-Based Hazards: Risk Mitigation", including Laura Pence, Adam Parris, Larry Becker, Paul Locke, and Carlos Duart.

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          • Paul A. Locke, Environmental Health Information Availability

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            September 12, 2014: Paul Locke of the Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health speaks to the occurrence and policy implications for the Elk River, West Virginia chemical spill in early 2014. Locke notes that there are presently an insufficient number of toxicological studies to inform action in the midst of such events. Part of "Water-Based Hazards: Risk Mitigation" held by ACS Science & the Congress and the Society for Risk Analysis on Capitol Hill.

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            • Larry Becker, Landslide Hazard Mapping

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              September 12, 2014: Laurence "Larry" Becker of the Vermont Geological Survey remarks on measures taken to predict the hazard and inform the subsequent risk of landslide. Surveys including LIDAR and geological analysis can provide mapping information that aids decision makers for construction planning and emergency response. Part of "Water-Based Hazards: Risk Mitigation" held by ACS Science & the Congress and the Society for Risk Analysis on Capitol Hill.

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              • Laura Pence, Context for Water-Based Hazards and Policy

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                September 12, 2014: Laura Pence of the University of Hartford remarks on how it can be easy to take water and its utility for granted until a disaster strikes. As policy and decision makers confront floods, chemical spills, hurricanes, and other crises, the lessons learned from one can inform the next response. Part of "Water-Based Hazards: Risk Mitigation" held by ACS Science & the Congress and the Society for Risk Analysis on Capitol Hill.

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                • Adam Parris, Science Informing Plans for Resilient Cities

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                  September 12, 2014: Adam Parris of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) speaks to how recent experiences such as Hurricane/Superstorm Sandy provide indications on the importance of resiliency in city design. As building for resilience is a societal undertaking, science can inform that process. Part of "Water-Based Hazards: Risk Mitigation" held by ACS Science & the Congress and the Society for Risk Analysis on Capitol Hill.

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                  • South Asia Specific Findings Of 5th Assessment Report Of IPCC

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                    South Asia is more vulnerable to climate related extremes impacting the human well being and environment, warns a report titled "IPCC’s AR5 – What’s in it for South Asia” released by Leadership for Environment and Development (LEAD) here at Islamabad. The report has urged the international community to help the South Asian governments avert the dangers of climate change. Raja Taimur Hassan has the story…

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                    • Towards a European Forest Risk Facility: Statement Prof. Goldammer

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