Scientists link record-breaking hurricane season to climate crisis

Scientists link record-breaking hurricane season to climate crisis

Evidence is not so much in the number of tropical storms the Atlantic has seen, but in their strength, intensity and rainfall

Paddling in a canoe through the flood waters left by Hurricane Eta in his rural village near the north coast of Honduras, Adán Herrera took stock of the damage.

“Compared with Hurricane Mitch, this caused more damage because the water rose so fast,” said Herrera, 33, a subsistence farmer who is living on top of a nearby levee with his wife and child while they wait for the water to recede. “We’re afraid we might not have anything to eat.”

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