Wildfires and stuff..


#241

The California trifecta.


#242

They closed one of the entrances to Yosemite yesterday because of the threat of mudslides. It was an area burned by the Ferguson Fire earlier in the year.


#243

In Florida it’s heavy rain, hurricane, dry season fires.


#244

Better than the japanese trifecta (earthquake, tsunami, nuclear meltdown)! (oh and for bonus points - volcanic eruption).


#245

At least we aren’t on Venus. Hottest planet (yes hotter than Mercury). Corrosive atmosphere. Thousands of volcanoes.


#246

If a stone on Venus dissolved in acid, and there was no one there to see it, did it really happen?


#247

Define stone. Define acid. Define see. Define no one. Show your work.


#248

Camp fire bankrupting Insurer:


#249

Is there a region of the country where insurance agencies are able to meet their obligations?


#250

Depends on whether or not enough tornadoes or flooding or earthquakes or forest fires or tsunamis or golf ball sized hail hits in a particular year.


#251

So maybe Vegas is probably, nature-wise, the safest city (aside from the heat). I guess it’s moderately susceptible to earthquakes and some flash flooding but that’s about it.

— Alan


#252

Safe until the aquifers are empty…


#253

Haha, well it might be hard to fight any kind of fire when there’s no water left. Who fits the bill when everyone vacates the area and abandons their mortgages because no one wants a house with no running water in it?


#254

Don’t need insurance for that :)

— Alan


#255

Or civilization collapses due to climate change. Then they have to barter with the surrounding baronies for water.


#256

NCR would be quick to grab and protect those water sources.


#257

I think I’ve seen this before…
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