An article last week on the dire status of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria said to expect one of the largest mass migration flows to the United States in recent history. Reporters Daniel Cusick, Adam Aton predicted tens of thousands of storm victims will flee the island to start new lives in the United States and
It’s hard to believe that we are just halfway through the normal hurricane season with the devastation caused by Hurricane Harvey, Irma and Maria. The connection to climate change to these storms are becoming more evident. Because of global warming and the rise in temperature in the air and water, climate scientists have linked these
According to National Centers for Environmental Information (NOAA), average, global temperatures at the surface of the earth has warmed from 12.7°C to 13.75°C (1.05°C higher) since the start of the 20th century. Other evidence that shows global temperature has increased since the 19th century is the rise in sea level of 10 to 25 centimeters.
Scientists and meteorologists alike know that Hurricane Harvey is occurring during one of the most hurricane-friendly regions of the world at the very peak of hurricane season. But reasons for the force of this hurricane have now included climate change and global warming into the equation. Climate change didn’t cause Hurricane Harvey, but it very