As Climate Changes, Scientists See Irene as a Harbinger

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“…Are hurricanes getting worse because of human-induced climate change? The short answer from scientists is that they are still trying to figure it out. But many of them do believe that hurricanes will get more intense as the planet warms, and they see large hurricanes like Irene as a harbinger.” (via NYTimes).

2 thoughts on “As Climate Changes, Scientists See Irene as a Harbinger

  1. Charles 29 Aug 11 / 6.10 pm

    But Irene wasn’t nearly as bad as it was hyped to be by the media. In fact, many intelligent analysts are afraid that if a genuinely bad storm ever follows the same track, there will be needless deaths of people who won’t evacuate because this category 1 storm was covered as though it were category 5.

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