After Hurricane Ida hit New Orleans, leaving destruction in its wake, comparisons with Hurricane Katrina were made.
There are, however, big differences between the two disasters — namely that the city, in the 16 years since Katrina, has heavily invested in flood defenses. But on the ground, there is little cause for celebration.
What has happened in the aftermath of Ida and what does the increasing frequency of climate extremes mean for a city like New Orleans?
Guest: Richard Fausset, a correspondent covering the American South for The New York Times.
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