The Perfect Storm: How Climate Change and Wall Street Almost Killed Puerto Rico

Rolling Stone
Sep 12, 2018 · 27 min read
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I t has been a year since Hurricane Maria wiped out Puerto Rico. If you drop onto the island for a visit, the recovery looks almost complete. The San Juan airport is crowded, the cruise ships are docking on schedule, and the piña coladas are flowing in Old San Juan. The lights work and your cellphone gets pretty good reception. If you ignore a few dead…

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