Untangling drivers of ancient hurricane activity

Untangling drivers of ancient hurricane activity

Untangling drivers of ancient hurricane activity

Forecasts of hurricane frequency in a warming world remain unclear. Although scientists believe climate change will increase storm intensity, the data are murkier about whether climate will drive more hurricanes in the future. For coastal communities, understanding long-term hurricane trends is consequential: The Congressional Budget Office estimates that tropical cyclones cost the U.S. economy $54 billion annually.
Untangling drivers of ancient hurricane activity