To stop risky developments in floodplains, we have to tackle the profit motive – and our false sense of security

  • 05.07.2022
  • The Conversation

In the aftermath of destructive floods, we often seek out someone to blame. Common targets are the “negligent local council”, the “greedy developer”, “the builder cutting corners”, and the “foolish home owner.” Unfortunately, it’s not that simple, as Sydney’s huge floods make clear.