Natural Disasters: Our New Normal by Heidi Stockton

This piece explores nearly 9000 natural disasters that have occurred globally over the last 60 years. Which types of disasters occur most often and which ones take the most lives? Which parts of the world are hit the hardest and how have these metrics changed over the last several decades? Long story short - these events are occurring with increasing frequency and intensity, and it's becoming more and more imperative that we work together to minimize and mitigate the increasingly damaging effects of climate change.