Climate change is intensifying even ‘weak’ hurricanes

Climate change is intensifying even 'weak' hurricanes

Global warming has long been known to affect many of the characteristics of hurricanes. The science clarifies that, although it is difficult to answer the question of whether climate change is making hurricanes more frequent, there are changes that are related to the increase in temperature, such as intensity. A new study published in the … Read more

Babcock ranch in Florida withstand wrath of category 5 Hurricane Ian but how?

Babcock ranch in Florida withstand the wrath of category 5 Hurricane Ian but how?

When Hurricane Ian moved into Southwest Florida this week, it was a real test for the community. The storm destroyed the nearby areas of Fort Myers and Naples with record-breaking waves and winds of over 100 mph. Babcock Ranch, the first 100% solar community in the United States, passed through Tropical Storm Ian with no … Read more

What happened in Sanibel Island after Hurricane Ian landfall?

What happened in Sanibel Island after Hurricane Ian landfall?

The sun shines bright in West Florida three days after Hurricane Ian landed. The destruction in Southwest Florida has been seared into our minds. The splintered buildings. The washed-out roads. Sanibel Island, with its collapsed causeway, has been cut off from the mainland. Businesses and homes that survived the attack are now isolated. Florida authorities reported 53 … Read more

Reduced pollution caused more hurricanes: Study

Reduced pollution caused more hurricanes: Study

Recent research by the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has shown that air pollution in Europe and North America has decreased, but it has also increased hurricanes in warmer regions. AFP news agency quotes NOAA’s latest research as saying that storms have decreased in the southern hemisphere. “My research has yielded surprising results,” … Read more