THE AMERICAN JOURNAL

Most powerful hurricanes on the rise

The number of major Atlantic hurricanes per year may almost double by the end of the century in response to global warming, according to a new study.

A team of hurricane researchers suggests that damage from a larger number of very strong — Category 4 and 5 — hurricanes is likely to outweigh a projected decline in less-intense storms

Read more: Nature

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January 22, 2010 - Posted by | Uncategorized | ,

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