Articles by Sarah Slaughter

About Sarah Slaughter

Dr. Sarah Slaughter is the President and founder of the Built Environment Coalition, a research nonprofit focused on advancing practical knowledge to improve the sustainability and disaster-resiliency of the built environment. She was an MIT professor of Civil Engineering, director of the MIT Sloan School of Management Sustainability Initiative, and a member of the National Academies Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment.

Regional Planning for Disaster-Resiliency and Sustainability

While some people take it as a given that “April showers bring May flowers,” the weather this year didn’t deliver on that promise across the U.S. The fire season has started early in the Los Angeles, CA area, where the snow pack is 17% of its normal depth. Texas is...
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