Question: What is global warming effect on natural disaster?

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by cspiller017_stu | with amallozzi February 14, 2020 15:01 | #22810

Specifically it's effect on hurricanes.

What would be a good way to collect data?

What would be a good way to start studying this?


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Hi!! The IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) is the United Nations' body for assessing the science related to climate change. They put out a lot of really dense research on climate change, which often includes this topic. I think a lot of their material is hard to get through, but luckily organizations have helped to break down their results a bit! Here's a write up from the World Resources Institute on an IPCC report related to extreme weather and climate change:

The above is an older piece, but can give you an idea on topic.

Check out this recent piece as well. It's long but has good graphics and resources:

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Check out these resources just shared by Chief Meteorologist Bernadette Woods Placky at Climate Central ::

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Here's an article in Slate which explains what "attribution science" is:

In this relatively new field, researchers finally figured out how to concretely connect climate change to the extreme weather events disrupting our lives.

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