Monthly archives: November, 2019

Has Global Warming Made Hurricane Damage Worse

Hurricanes are the most violent and destructive storms in nature. There’s a smaller, yet potentially destructive, storm raging between climate scientists and climate skeptics about the nature of hurricanes. The scientific evidence points to the fact that global warming causes hurricanes to be more intense. Skeptics would like to convince everyone that global warming has …

5 Global Trends Shaping Our Climate Future

Wind turbines, solar panels and electric vehicles are spreading far more quickly around the world than many experts had predicted. But this rapid growth in clean energy isn’t yet fast enough to slash humanity’s greenhouse gas emissions and get global warming under control. That’s the conclusion of the International Energy Agency, which on Tuesday published …

Greenhouse Gases and Their Effects on Climate Change

Greenhouse gases are gases that produce the “greenhouse” effect in the Earth’s atmosphere and therefore trap heat that would otherwise be released to outer space. Some of the most prevalent greenhouse gases are chlorofluorocarbons, water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane and nitrous oxide. The three main types of man-made greenhouse gases are carbon dioxide, methane and …