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October 24, 2020

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Tropical Cyclones Moving Faster in Recent Decades

Tropical cyclones, regionally known as hurricanes or typhoons, have been moving across ocean basins faster since 1982, according to a new ...

Ice Melt Projections May Underestimate Antarctic Contribution to Sea Level Rise

Fluctuations in the weather can have a significant impact on melting Antarctic ice, and models that do not include this factor can underestimate the ...

Marine Heatwaves Can Strengthen Hurricanes

Oceanographers have found that a hurricane can be considerably strengthened in the Gulf of Mexico through the compounding effects of two extreme weather events. This process could continue in the ...

Compounding Impact of Severe Weather Events Fuels Marine Heatwave in the Coastal Ocean

Researchers can offer insight into why these storms intensified quickly as they moved across the continental ...
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Greater Flood Risks in Coastal Region of China

New research has revealed that the observed average moving speed (or translation speed) of tropical cyclones making landfall over the coast of China dropped by 11% between 1961 and 2017. These ...

Future Texas Hurricanes: Fast Like Ike or Slow Like Harvey?

Climate change will intensify winds that steer hurricanes north over Texas in the final 25 years of this century, increasing the odds for fast-moving storms like 2008's Ike compared to ...

Hurricane Season Combined With COVID-19 Pandemic Could Create Perfect Storm

When extreme climate conditions interact with stressors to social systems, such as the COVID-19 pandemic, the consequences could be severe unless experts from diverse backgrounds work together to ...

Vital Buffers Against Climate Change Are Just Offshore

A new study finds that about 31 million people worldwide live in coastal regions that are 'highly vulnerable' to future tropical storms and sea-level rise driven by climate change. But in ...

Lessening Water Quality Problems Caused by Hurricane-Related Flooding

June 1 is the start of hurricane season in the Atlantic, and with 2020 predicted to be particularly active, residents in coastal regions are keeping watchful eyes on the weather. Flooding is often ...

Cyclones Can Damage Even Distant Reefs

Big and strong cyclones can harm coral reefs as far as 1000 kilometers away from their paths, new research shows. A new study sounds a warning about the way strong cyclone winds build extreme seas ...

Long-Term Data Show Hurricanes Are Getting Stronger

In almost every region of the world where hurricanes form, their maximum sustained winds are getting stronger. That is according to a new study involving an analysis of nearly 40 years of hurricane ...

Climate Change Threatens Progress in Cancer Control

Climate change threatens prospects for further progress in cancer prevention and control, increasing exposure to cancer risk factors and impacting access to cancer care, according to a new ...

Even Small Disturbances Can Trigger Catastrophic Storms

Researchers used numerical models that started with simple conditions to better understand exactly how hurricanes ...

Climate Change Has Been Influencing Where Tropical Cyclones Rage

While the global average number of tropical cyclones each year has not budged from 86 over the last four decades, climate change has been influencing the locations of where these deadly storms occur, ...

When Natural Disasters Strike Locally, Urban Networks Spread the Damage Globally

Disasters that occur in one place can trigger costs in cities across the world due to the interconnectedness of the global urban trade network. In fact, these secondary impacts can be three times ...

Human-Caused Warming Will Cause More Slow-Moving Hurricanes, Warn Climatologists

Hurricanes moving slowly over an area can cause more damage than faster-moving storms, and rising global temperatures will likely cause more mid-latitude hurricanes to slow down, said a team of ...

Disasters Can Affect Cervical Cancer Screening for Years

Screening is important for the early detection of cervical cancer, but rates were significantly affected, in some areas for years, following a devastating earthquake and tsunami in ...

Rain, More Than Wind, Led to Massive Toppling of Trees in Hurricane Maria, Says Study

A new study says that hurricanes Irma and Maria combined in 2017 to knock down a quarter of the biomass contained in Puerto Rico's trees -- and that massive rainfall, more than wind, was a ...

Deltas Help to Decrease Impact of River Flooding

Most coastal cities and ports face a double threat from storm surge and river flooding. Infrastructure development along waterways and sea-level rise increase vulnerability for these communities. ...

Putting a Price on the Protective Power of Wetlands

In coastal communities prone to hurricanes and tropical storms, people typically turn to engineered solutions for protection: levees, sea walls and the like. But a natural buffer in the form of ...

Storm-Induced Sea Level Spikes Differ in Origin on US East, Gulf Coasts

The Gulf Coast, especially New Orleans, is particularly vulnerable to storm surge. As the climate warms, the region will be even more susceptible to extreme storm surges, according to new ...

Children to Bear the Burden of Negative Health Effects from Climate Change

The grim effects that climate change will have on pediatric health outcomes was the focus of a recent ...

Earth's Most Biodiverse Ecosystems Face a Perfect Storm

A combination of climate change, extreme weather and pressure from local human activity is causing a collapse in global biodiversity and ecosystems across the tropics, new research shows. The study ...

How to Minimize the Impacts of Severe Weather on Wildlife

Data collected are providing crucial new insights for scientists seeking to minimize the impacts of severe weather and climate change on ...

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