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Number 8 Global Warming and Hurricanes While the conversation on global warming has been somewhat polarizing, the vast majority of the global scientific community has reached a consensus regarding its impact. Human activity, namely greenhouse gas emission, is often cited as a major contributor to the global rise in temperature. One of the ways nature

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IT IS A LIVE LOOK OUTSIDE OF THE BRIDGE CAM, 6:19. MOONSET, 6:21. YOU HAVE SOME TIME TO SEE THAT AS IT MAKES ITS WAY TOWARDS THE HORIZON. WHEN DOES LIGHT EAST AT THREE MILES PER HOUR, STILL, DEW POINTS IN THE LOWER 40’S. THAT IS STILL A PRETTY DRY ATMOSPHERE. MUCH COOLER AIR, WITH

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>>Sreenivasan: ONE OF THE SOUTHERNMOST PORTS ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER IS IN BATON ROUGE, LOUISIANA. NEXUS MEDIA AND NEWSHOUR WEEKEND SPECIAL CORRESPONDENT JOSH LANDIS RECENTLY RETURNED FROM THERE WITH THIS REPORT ABOUT HOW THOSE WHO NAVIGATE THE RIVER ARE DEALING WITH RISING WATERS.>>Reporter: WHEN A DROP OF WATER FROM MINNESOTA OR A SPECK OF SAND

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IN DECEMBER 2011 WE EMBARKED ON A SEVEN NIGHT WESTBOUND TRANSATLANTIC CROSSING FROM SOUTHAMPTON ENGLAND TO NEW YORK. OUR ROUTE TOOK OUR SHIP A MERE 80 NAUTICAL MILES FROM THE REMAINS OF THE RMS TITANIC. OUR OWN VESSEL, THE BEAUTIFUL QUEEN MARY 2, ENCOUNTERED TROUBLE MUCH CLOSER TO ENGLAND: TWO SEPARATE STORMS OF SUCH SEVERITY

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The sounding density over the tropics will be about 10 times higher. So we actually expect there to be a huge improvement in hurricane prediction… both the track prediction (where it goes) and the intensity of the storm. Radio occultation is a remote-sensing technique that provides or measures vertical profiles of atmospheric temperature, water vapor,

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Climate change is real. It may seem far away – a problem you can’t see or touch or feel every day. But it is happening — and it is global. To get an idea about what’s at stake — just look at your plate. Food is profoundly affected by climate change — from how it’s

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It’s impossible to say that climate change is responsible for any individual storm or hurricane, but climate change is making these storms stronger. How much stronger? It turns out, Hurricane Harvey is the ideal test case to measure how a warming planet and warming oceans, amplify our worst storms. [OPEN] In August of 2017, Hurricane

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