Climate Cast: Can cities prepare for extreme weather?

Climate Cast
Every Thursday, MPR meteorologist Paul Huttner joins The Daily Circuit to talk about the latest research on our changing climate and the consequences we're seeing here in Minnesota and worldwide.
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Farmers Insurance sued the city of Chicago and 200 other cities and towns for not being prepared to handle the effects of climate change. An intense rainstorm flooded parts of Chicago last year.

On this week's Climate Cast, Kerri Miller and MPR meteorologist Paul Huttner talk to Duluth Mayor Don Ness about the rain that flooded his city in 2012 and what cities can do to prepare for extreme weather.


Before and after photos: 2012 flood damage, recovery in Duluth, northeast Minnesota (MPR News)

Why the water overwhelmed Duluth (MPR News)

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