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Category: CONSEQUENCES_EXTREME WEATHER_HURRICANES FAQs

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Q: How has climate change affected hurricanes?

A: Human-made global warming creates conditions that increase the chances of extreme weather. In some ocean basins, the intensification of hurricanes over time has been linked to rising ocean temperatures. Since 1970, sea surface temperatures worldwide have warmed by about an average of 0.1°C per decade. More at Union of Concerned Scientists

11/05/20