An epidemic of killer storms plague the planet at the same time - a stark reminder of the mounting price we humans & fellow creatures are paying for changing the climate. Here, American sailors clean up in the aftermath of super-typhoon Mangkhut on the island of Guam. A U.S. Navy photo.
Thursday, 14 December 2017
Expert reaction to research on Hurricane Harvey and links to climate change
Science Media Centre
A new study, published in Environmental Research Letters, reported that human-caused climate change made the record rainfall that fell over Houston during Hurricane Harvey roughly three times more likely and 15% more intense. Story here.