Hurricane Ida made landfall in the past week and is already being called one of the most powerful storms ever to hit the U.S. The storm had extreme damaging winds and impacted power to all of New Orleans, in addition to the flooding caused by the rain and storm surge. Agencies and organizations are scrambling to respond. Many note that over the last decade, each subsequent hurricane season has gotten quantifiably worse, with more and stronger storms. Due to this, calls for hardened storm and flood infrastructure, as well as climate change awareness, have grown louder. But what are your thoughts on the impact of Hurricane Ida, the preparations for and response to the storm, and what can be done in the future to lessen the impact of storms like these?