Most professionals, including planners, did not heed the science from health professionals that a pandemic was likely to occur. As a result, there were tremendous impacts to lives as well as the economy. Scientists predict that similar impacts may occur as the result of climate change in the US. Dan Reuter, AICP gave a presentation on potential shortfalls from failure to plan for climate change at the 2021 GPA/TAPA Fall Conference. He recently wrote an article that was first published by the Saporta Report.