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.
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA): https://climate.nasa.gov/news/2881/earths-freshwater-future-extremes-of-flood-and-drought/
Union Of Concerned Scientists:
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/
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
“News Theme” by Kevin MacLeod licensed under CC BY. Edited to be shorter but content was not changed.
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