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Climate change doubles hurricane numbers.

By Amanda Terkel

"Climate change doubles hurricane numbers."


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New study released today finds that the “number of Atlantic hurricanes in an average season has doubled in the last century due in part to warmer seas and changing wind patterns caused by global warming.” Similarly, a recent assessment by the IPCC said it was “‘more likely than not’ that people also contribute to a trend of increasingly intense hurricanes.”

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