Photo: Warming Oceans Are Fueling Stronger Hurricanes, Study Finds



Satellite imagery shows Hurricane Katrina bearing down on the U.S. Gulf Coast on August 28, 2005—the day before the deadly Category Five storm made landfall.

A new study adds evidence to the theory that warmer global sea-surface temperatures have led to more hurricanes and stronger storms, but some experts remain skeptical.

Image courtesy NOAA


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