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Disasters Debated

Scientists grapple over the extent to which humans are making extreme weather worse

June 14, 2016 — Gayathri Vaidyanathan and ClimateWire

Are Category 6 Hurricanes Coming Soon?

Tropical cyclones like Irene are predicted to be more powerful this year, thanks to natural conditions, but researchers disagree on how to rate that intensity

October 8, 2016 — Jim W. Harper

The Science of Monster Storms

Extreme weather events are nothing new, but they appear to be gaining strength. Scientists have risked life and limb to help us better understand—and better survive—these storms

October 7, 2016 — Jeff Masters