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1.  Warm ocean waters due to climate change are 'supercharging' tropical cyclones  

2022-09-21


Alternet.org
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One day before President Donald Trump took office in 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a public warning that climate change had caused Puerto Rico's climate to warm by more than one degree Fahrenheit since the mid-20th century. The surrounding ocean waters had warmed by almost tw...

2.  Alaska pounded by rare fall typhoon fueled by unusually warm Pacific Ocean waters  

2022-09-19


Alternet.org
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The powerful remnants of Typhoon Merbok pounded Alaska’s western coast on Sept. 17, 2022, pushing homes off their foundations and tearing apart protective berms as water flooded communities.Storms aren’t unusual here, but Merbok built up over unusually warm water. Its waves reached 50 feet over the Berin...

3.  Blackout in Puerto Rico: Whole Island Loses Power Amid Hurricane Fiona as Privatized Grid Collapses  

2022-09-19


Democracy Now!
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More than 1.5 million people are in the dark after Hurricane Fiona knocked the power out across all of Puerto Rico Sunday, triggering floods and landslides. We go to San Juan for an update from Democracy Now! correspondent Juan Carlos Dávila, who describes how privatization of the island’s electrica...

5.  Puerto Rico Blackout From Fiona Fuels Calls for 'Immediate Climate Action'  

2022-09-19


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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While pushing for a shift to green energy, the Sunrise Movement also said that “the catastrophic flooding and loss of power are the result of colonial policies that put profit over the people of PR.”

6.  Hurricane Fiona deluges Puerto Rico; Typhoon Nandamol hits Japan  

2022-09-18


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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A Caribbean hurricane and a Japanese typhoon bring major impacts on the same weekend. The post Hurricane Fiona deluges Puerto Rico; Typhoon Nandamol hits Japan appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

7.  Puerto Rico crippled by flash flooding and power failures as Fiona heads toward Bermuda  

2022-09-19


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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The island endures its worst hurricane encounter since Maria in 2017. The post Puerto Rico crippled by flash flooding and power failures as Fiona heads toward Bermuda appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

8.  Louisiana’s insurance market is collapsing, just in time for hurricane season  

2022-06-24


Grist
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At least seven companies have failed in the nine months since Hurricane Ida, sending homeowners into a panic.

9.  Waters with high heat content expected in Gulf of Mexico this hurricane season  

2022-05-17


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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An eddy is poised to break off from the Loop Current this summer, providing high heat content waters conducive for rapid intensification of hurricanes. The post Waters with high heat content expected in Gulf of Mexico this hurricane season appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

10.  Cyclones to double in climate crisis  

2022-04-28


The Ecologist
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Cyclones to double in climate crisis Channel News brendan 28th April 2022 Teaser Media

11.  Top-10 weirdest things about the bonkers 2021 Atlantic hurricane season  

2021-11-30


Yale Universities Climate Connections
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The season featured an insanely busy start followed by eerily quiet October, a tropical storm that formed over land, and two landfalls in Rhode Island, among other oddities. The post Top-10 weirdest things about the bonkers 2021 Atlantic hurricane season appeared first on Yale Climate Connections.

12.  Studies find climate change is driving ‘decisive increase’ in violent hurricanes  

2022-04-15


Grist
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Two new studies offer fresh insights into how climate change is shaping today’s hurricanes.

13.  Ocean Heating This Century Could Create Hurricane Conditions Unseen in 3 Million Years: Study  

2021-12-30


Common Dreams - Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community
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The study's authors say the likelihood of higher-latitude tropical storms fueled by human-caused global heating “poses profound risks to the planet's most populous regions.”