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Why Are Hurricanes Getting Stronger?

Published: 26/07/2018 | 0:03:19

It turns out, Hurricane Harvey is the ideal test case to measure how a warming planet and warming oceans, amplify our worst storms. Our partners at Hot Mess tell us the science behind these powerful hurricanes and what we need to do to prepare for potentially bigger, stronger, and wetter storms.

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