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Hurricanes and other extreme weather disasters prompt some people to move and trap others in place – Chicago Tribune

Hurricanes and other extreme weather disasters prompt some people to move and trap others in place  Chicago Tribune

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Ask Scientists: Dead zones and hurricanes

For the sake of this column and yours truly, we’ll try and focus on just this one. So what causes this, or any other, dead zone? You see, the ocean has microscopic algae called Phytoplankton, which …

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Wildfires, hurricanes and other extreme weather cost the nation 247 lives, nearly $100 billion in damage during 2018 – Washington Post

Wildfires, hurricanes and other extreme weather cost the nation 247 lives, nearly $ 100 billion in damage during 2018  Washington Post

The number of billion-dollar weather disasters in the United States has more than doubled in recent years, as devastating hurricanes and ferocious wildfires that …

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Are Hurricanes to Blame for Fish Dying and ‘Dead Zones’?

“Dead zones” or areas with excessive nutrient pollution that depletes … It extends throughout the U.S. North Atlantic and Pacific Ocean basins.” The major hurricanes over the past 20 years could show an overall trend of an increase in Category 2 and …

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Are hurricanes to blame for fish dying and ‘dead zones’ appearing on NC’s coast?

It extends throughout the U.S. North Atlantic and Pacific Ocean basins.” The major hurricanes over the … Large amounts of floodwater and organic matter can lead to dead zones in the estuary, where fish and other creatures can’t live.

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Extreme hurricanes and wildfires made 2017 the most costly US disaster year on record – Washington Post


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Extreme hurricanes and wildfires made 2017 the most costly US disaster year on record
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The disasters caused $ 306 billion in total damage in 2017, with 16 events that caused more than $ 1 billion in damage each. The bulk of the damage, at $ 265 billion, came from hurricanes. “2017 was a historic year for billion-dollar weather and climate
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Severe Weather in 2017 Costs Americans $ 306 Billion24/7 Wall St.
The US spent more money on weather disasters in 2017 than any year on record — here's the final totalBusiness Insider
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Extreme weather and hurricanes do not mix with offshore drilling – The Hill


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Extreme weather and hurricanes do not mix with offshore drilling
The Hill
Hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria are difficult reminders that people, property and infrastructure along our coast are highly vulnerable to catastrophic damage from increasingly extreme weather events. But what has not been discussed enough is how more …

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From Heat Waves to Hurricanes: What We Know About Extreme … – New York Times


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From Heat Waves to Hurricanes: What We Know About Extreme …
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A string of extreme events has brought new focus to a familiar question: Is climate change to blame?

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Fires, heat waves, and hurricanes: why this summer’s extreme weather is here to stay – The Verge


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Fires, heat waves, and hurricanes: why this summer's extreme weather is here to stay
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Extreme weather events become more extreme, and climate change is “'loading the dice' toward more extreme floods, heat waves, droughts and hurricanes,” says Michael Mann, a climatologist and director of the Earth System Science Center at Pennsylvania …
On Eastern Standard – Weather Extremes & Climate Change: Is There a Connection?WEKU
You might think that living through a hurricane will change people's minds about global warming. Not so much.Washington Post
Democrats hold their fire on climate changePolitico
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