With climate change, today’s ‘100-year floods’ may happen every three to 20 years. … learn more→
Tag Archives: Hurricane Irene
‘Storm of the century?’ Try ‘storm of the decade’
Did global warming cause Hurricane Irene?
Like many people, I spent the last weekend in August mesmerized by the steady progress of hurricane Irene as she followed the script so carefully laid out by the National Weather Service’s Hurricane Tracking Center. Not too long ago, hurricane prediction was more like trying to guess the direction that an improvisational theatrical performance was […] … learn more→
Hurricane Irene and the sea turtles of Singer Island
The waves from hurricane Irene uncovered hundreds, if not thousands of eggs from endangered sea turtles. Many people who came to watch the surf contributed to gathering the eggs, digging new nests and trying to help save even one of the little babies and helped newly hatched turtles get past the rough surf. I haven\’t […] … learn more→