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True Resilience Is Understanding Nothing Lasts Forever

Who doesn’t want safety and security? It’s built into our genetics to strive for it. You want a job you can count on forever. You want relationships that will never fade. When you invest your time, your money, and your heart into something, it’s only natural you want that investment to pay off for a long time. Yet, what really last forever? Lots of things, actually, but not in the way we’re accustomed to think about…

 

El Niño’s latest trick: Another calmer hurricane season expected

A satellite image of Hurricane Rita on Sept. 22, 2005, heading toward Texas from west of Florida in the Gulf of Mexico.  (NOAA)

A satellite image of Hurricane Rita on Sept. 22, 2005, heading toward Texas from west of Florida in the Gulf of Mexico.
(NOAA)

When it comes to disasters, El Niño giveth and El Niño taketh away. The same developing El Niño that may have helped unleash massive, deadly floods on Oklahoma and Texas this week — and the same El Niño that could summon rains to drought-scorched California next winter — is expected to bring another relatively quiet hurricane season for the eastern U.S. this summer…

 

The Countries That Have The Most Resilient Supply Chains

After the Fukushima disaster rocked Japan in 2011, the world underwent what the New York Times called “a first-of-its-kind challenge”: a serious threat to the global supply chain, since Japan produces so many parts for electronics, cars, and other major industries. It looked questionable at times, but Japan’s supply chain did supply…

 

 

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