Let's Talk Global Warming

Episode 16: Extreme Precipitation, Floods, & Hurricanes

September 27, 2020 Stevi Season 1 Episode 16
Let's Talk Global Warming
Episode 16: Extreme Precipitation, Floods, & Hurricanes
Show Notes

After years of worsening hurricanes seasons, seemingly never ending rain, and flooding in areas that have never flooded before, have you stopped to wonder why it's all getting so much worse? In this episode, I talk about extreme precipitation, floods, and hurricanes, how they have gotten worse because of global warming, and the consequences of these worsened events.

Sources:

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA): https://climate.nasa.gov/news/2881/earths-freshwater-future-extremes-of-flood-and-drought/
Union Of Concerned Scientists:

  1. Flooding/Extreme Precipitation: https://www.ucsusa.org/resources/climate-change-extreme-precipitation-and-flooding
  2. Hurricanes: https://www.ucsusa.org/resources/hurricanes-and-climate-change

National Resources Defense Council: https://www.nrdc.org/stories/flooding-and-climate-change-everything-you-need-know

Yale Climate Connections: https://yaleclimateconnections.org/2019/07/how-climate-change-is-making-hurricanes-more-dangerous/

Ducksters: https://www.ducksters.com/science/earth_science/hurricanes.php

National Hurricane Center (NHC): https://www.nhc.noaa.gov/surge/

The Weather Channel: https://weather.com/storms/hurricane/news/2020-09-21-atlantic-hurricane-season-2020-records

Center For Climate and Energy Solutions: https://www.c2es.org/content/hurricanes-and-climate-change/

Insurance Information Institute: https://www.iii.org/fact-statistic/facts-statistics-hurricanes#%3Cstrong%3E2020%20Hurricane%20Season%3C/strong%3E

Music:
“News Theme” by Kevin MacLeod licensed under CC BY. Edited to be shorter but content was not changed. 

Link to Song Profile: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/song/4122-news-theme/

Link to Author’s Profile: https://incompetech.filmmusic.io/artists/profile/9-kevin-macleod/

Link to license: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/legalcod