Reply To: More extreme hurricanes due?


Following the above study, comes Katrina – and E Magazine has a commentary, Stormy Weather: Can We Link it to Global Warming?.

For some time now, those opposed to doing much about global warming (Bush administration, say) have argued it would cost too much, such as in US jobs.
How does the potential balance sheet look now? (Katrina may or may not have been a child of global warming – but is the sort of weather phenomenon that’s forecast as temperatures rise, more energy circulates through the atmosphere.)