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Politics of Disaster

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Politics of Disaster
<b>Politics of Disaster</b> Feb 28 2007 San Francisco, CA - Commonwealth Club of California Californians know how dangerous a wildfire can be, but not necessarily how close it can get to their homes. Since 1950, half of U.S. population growth has been in the fire-endangered Western states. Regulations have encouraged this growth blindly, says Kennedy. Natural disasters cannot be stopped, he argues, but their high cost - to us and to the planet - can be mitigated and controlled. <a href="/2007/02/28/Politics_of_Disaster">Click to watch Politics of Disaster</a>

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