Our warming planet is changing the intensity, frequency and behavior of hurricanes, as evidenced by Hurricane Ian. Experts predict things will only get worse unless we get climate change under control. NPR reports. (Photo: NASA)
Hurricane Ida slammed into Louisiana exactly 16 years to the day that another massive storm, Katrina, battered the state. Scientific American reports how climate change is making New Orleans and other coastal areas much more vulnerable to hurricanes and tropical storms.