Global warming is amplifying Hurricane Florence’s destructive power

 作者:仓赞     |      日期:2019-04-04 12:03:04
Charles Mostoller/Bloomberg via Getty Images By Michael Le Page It remains to be seen just how much destruction Hurricane Florence will wreak when it makes landfall, likely as a Category 3 storm in North Carolina on Thursday. But we can already be 100 per cent sure that the damage will be worse than it would otherwise be because of global warming. Over the past century, sea level in North Carolina has risen 30 centimetres as a result of climate change,