Tagged: hurricanes

Pinpointing the role of climate change in every storm is impossible – and a luxury most countries can’t afford - The Changing Climate

Guest Author Sep 23, 2021

Friederike Otto, University of Oxford and Luke Harrington, Te Herenga Waka — Victoria University of Wellington   Tropical Storm Ida recently left a path of devastation across the US, capping a summer beset by wildfires, heatwaves and floods which broke records around the world. The inevitable question after each of these extreme weather events is the same: to what extent … Read More

The science of tracking hurricanes - Videos

Peter Griffin Dec 02, 2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6sPMOV4xfU8 Sciblogs Editor’s Picks The Dismal Science – the social bonds project Nervy Nomad – Science Communication: where to from here? Griffin’s Gadgets – Seralini paper retracted Public Health Expert – Preparing for pandemics … Read More

It’s Global Warming, Stupid: telling it like it is in post-Sandy USA - Hot Topic

Gareth Renowden Nov 02, 2012

Sandy was an astonishing storm1. Bloomberg Businessweek has taken the opportunity to state the obvious and create one of the great magazine covers to sell the story2. It’s worth reading the magazine’s coverage3 because the usual suspects are out there trying to deny the undeniable. Sandy was a storm made worse by the fact of [...] … Read More

Mapping the history of hurricanes - Visibly Shaken

John Kerr Aug 24, 2012

One hundred and fifty years of tropical storms have been captured in this image from Data visualiser John Nelson, map manager for IDV Solutions. The graphic, looking at the globe with Antarctica in the centre, shows the intensity and location of hurricanes, cyclones and typhoons since 1851, based on data from United States' National Climate Data Center. Read More