The violence of typhoons that devastate Asian coastal regions is being magnified by rising sea surface temperatures caused by greenhouse gas emissions.
by Tim Radford, Climate News Network, September 11, 2016
LONDON – The typhoons that have slammed into the coasts of east and southeast Asia have become more violent, increasing in intensity by between 12% and 15% over the last four decades, according to a new study.
Damage by typhoons
“Ocean warming is one of this generation’s
greatest hidden challenges – and one for which
we are completely unprepared”