Are Hurricanes Really Getting Worse?
As the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season (June 1–November 30) has kicked off for another year, there is a lot of fear that these types of storms are getting more frequent and more severe.
Many folks believe that warming oceans will mean more energy for these storms to absorb, which will translate to stronger and more destructive hurricanes when they make landfall.
While this might make sense in theory, climate science is much more complicated in practice.
Bill Pekny, author of A Tale of ...