Damage from Hurricanes is Increasing

From the Insurance Journal: Damage from Whopper Hurricanes Increasing for Many Reasons.

America and the world are getting more frequent and bigger multibillion dollar tropical catastrophes like Hurricane Laura because of a combination of increased coastal development, natural climate cycles, reductions in air pollution and man-made climate change, experts say.

The list of recent whoppers keeps growing: Harvey, Irma, Maria, Florence, Michael, Dorian. And hurricane experts have no doubt that Laura will be right there with them.

1 thought on “Damage from Hurricanes is Increasing

  1. While factually accurate re damage, there is no discernible increase in either frequency or intensity of hurricanes (see Pielke’s work, and a host of others). The fault is not in our climate but ourselves, for moving to more hazardous places.

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