How Do Natural Hazards Cascade to Cause Disasters?

Opinion, from Nature, International Journal of Science – Risk assessments should be expanded to consider cascading hazards. Otherwise, we cannot plan for the scale and nature of upcoming disasters. Researchers must find answers to these questions: how will climate change alter the risk of disastrous domino effects? What are the implications for the built environment? And what mitigation and adaptation measures are needed to cope with more severe interlinked disasters? (more)