National Geographic in conversation with the AXA Research Fund: Episode 1Three researchers supported by the AXA Research Fund discuss with National Geographic Explorer Jonathan Waterman how to better protect people from extreme weather events. Three pedagogical videos to discover. ALL ARTICLES | Commitment
Reflecting on the case of the Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, they share their observations and learnings on approaches to better prevent and manage natural disasters in the context of climate change, at individual and public levels.
Watch the first episode of this new EXPLORE / PROTECT Series, with Prof. Adam Sobel, Atmospheric Scientist and Columbia University Professor, who just received an Award from the AXA Research Fund for his work on Climate and Extreme Weather.
Let him take you through the various approaches to reduce risks related to weather hazards, and discover the surge barrier that has been designed to protect New Orleans from hurricanes, a long-term initiative to protect people from the risks we know are there...