James Jackson

Cambridge University Series 6: Living With Earthquakes – Know Your Faults

Event 139 Venue: Sky Arts Studio

Earthquakes in the last decade have revealed that rich nations have become resilient in terms of loss-of-life, while much smaller earthquakes have killed up to 30% of urban populations in countries that are far less well prepared. What is behind the sombre conclusion that ‘the rich pay and the poor die’?

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