hurricanes

East Coast Faces Monstrous Halloween Hurricane: How is Climate Change Fueling Sandy?

As Hurricane Sandy barrels up the East Coast, forecasters are giving it nicknames that sound like the title of a disaster movie: Frankenstorm. The Perfect Storm II. All point to …

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Surveying Hurricane Isaac’s Impacts

Story and photos by Jared Serigné. The Delacroix Island where my grandfather was raised will never exist again. I’m okay with that. I’ve come to terms with it. I love …

Dreading the End of Summer

As the pool closes and we start getting ready for another school year, my spirits are sagging. At first I thought it was just feeling wistful that another summer is …

Climate Change and Hurricanes: Not Just a Concern for Coastal Communities

The 2011 hurricane season may well be remembered most for flooding along the eastern seaboard, especially from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee. The impacts were felt in places that …

Vermont Governor Bemoans Climate Inaction After Flood

Saying his state is under siege after Hurricane Irene swept through his state early this week, the governor of Vermont had some choice words about the failure of leaders at …

Seven Things to Know About How Hurricanes Affect Wildlife

As Hurricane Irene made landfall on the East Coast this week, the news media was rightly focused on the many dangers to humans from such powerful storms.  Due to the …

A Hurricane By Any Name

Cindy and Philippe may not sound very scary, but a hurricane by any name is still just as dangerous. June marks the start of the 2011 Atlantic Hurricane season, and …

Hurricanes and the BP Spill – Separating Fact From Fiction

Last week NOAA released its Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook, which describes how conditions are ripe for a year with above average storm activity. NOAA estimates that eight to 14 hurricanes will …

Gulf Coast Region Holds Collective Breath as Hurricane Season Starts

Just what we needed in the Gulf Coast. Hurricane season starts formally next Tuesday. In the midst of a man made catastrophe unfolding in the Gulf Coast, the region must …

Climate Change Hits Home

By Larry J. Schweiger Climate change is hitting home, here and now, in some ways that maybe you might not have expected.  Check out this video.

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