New York City may face future flood risks as climate change continues. Scientists have found that as sea levels rise and as storms worsen, the city may be in for some rising waters during hurricanes.
Researchers uncovered a disturbing link between wildfire risk in the Amazon basin and hurricanes in the North Atlantic. They've discovered that high wildfire risk may actually cause more devastating hurricanes.
Computer simulations by Stanford's Mark Jacobson indicate huge offshore wind farms could significantly reduce wind speed and storm surge from major hurricanes, and thus preventing billions of dollars in damages.