Hoaxes have been calling Irma a Category 6 hurricane, but there’s no such thing. Could there be, in the future?
Atmospheric scientists Chia-Ying Lee and Adam Sobel explain that climate change didn’t cause Hurricane Harvey, but it likely made the storm worse.
It’s too soon to say there’s a connection, but searching for the fingerprints of climate change shouldn’t take too long.
Over the past day and a half, Hurricane Harvey’s winds have quickened from about 35 to 109 miles per hour. What’s driving this massive power-up?
Superstorm Sandy was a wake-up call for a lot of people in New York City, including Adam Sobel, who’s spent more than two decades studying the physics of weather and climate.
Using computer models, scientists compared our expected future with a scenario in which ozone-depleting substances had never been regulated.