It’s a fact: climate change made Hurricane Harvey more deadly

Posted In Climate Change, News
Aug
28


Aerial Photos of Houston Flooding. Captions and photo source: ©© USACE HQ

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We can’t say that Hurricane Harvey was caused by climate change. But it was certainly worsened by it…

Read Full Article; Guardian UK (08-28-2017)

Houston fears climate change will cause catastrophic flooding: ‘It’s not if, it’s when’; UK (06-16-2017)
The Texas metropolis has more casualties and property loss from floods than any other locality in the US. Near the Gulf coast, Houston is also at annual risk from hurricanes…

As the climate warms, we are ‘primed’ for worse storms than Sandy; Science Daily (10-06-2016)
With the climate warming and the sea level rising, conditions are ripe for storms deadlier and more devastating than Sandy that put more people at risk. If damaging storms become more frequent, retreat from areas with mounting repetitive losses will become a topic of discussion…

Hurricane Matthew’s Destructive Storm Surges Hint at New Normal; National Geographic (11-10-2016)
The coastal U.S. is highly vulnerable to rising seas, which are expected to surge in the coming years. Will this storm be a wake-up call?

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