The natural hazard discussed in this interview occurred in British Columbia (Canada), in November of 2021. This sad event caused a lot of damage, but it also brought Earth Sciences a little closer to the frontlines of public attention. Dr. John J. Clague is an expert geologist with a focus on natural hazards. He has written a recent article for “The Conversation” about this disaster in BC, “How an atmospheric river drenched British Columbia and led to floods and mudslides” https://theconversation-com.cdn.ampproject.org/c/s/theconversation.com/amp/how-an-atmospheric-river-drenched-british-columbia-and-led-to-floods-and-mudslides-172021. We encourage you to take a closer look at this exclusive article!