The National Weather Service has run out of letters for hurricanes in this record-breaking season, which is why tropical storms have started to sound like vengeful Greek demigods. And with Eta and Theta menacing coastlines, any climate-concerned citizen should be wondering: Is climate change the culprit?
Well, it’s complicated, but a new study suggests that climate change makes some elements of destructive hurricanes even worse. Read more
[CIMES Director Gabe Vecchi, an AOS faculty member, quoted]