Human-caused climate change is “supercharging” hurricanes, raising the risk of major damage

A new study shows that record-breaking ocean heat pumped up Hurricane Harvey, contributing to catastrophic flooding

The North Atlantic hurricane season last year was extraordinary for a number reasons, but none more memorable than these:

Irma, Maria and Harvey.

These three hurricanes brought enormous devastation to portions of the continental United States, the Caribbean islands, and other parts of the tropical Atlantic. Harvey alone produced more than 100 trillion kilograms of rain,