Our warming world is to blame for the sheer, power and size of storms such as Hurricane Ida, say experts.
Is history about to repeat itself? Fourteen years after Hurricane Katrina swamped New Orleans and the coast of Louisiana, the region is bracing itself for Tropical Storm Barry.
Scientists have accused the oil industry of playing a decisive role in causing the devastation wreaked by Hurricane Katrina. A network of 10,000 miles of service canals dug to tap oil and natural gas around the Mississippi Delta led to a loss of marshland which would have formed a first barrier to the hurricane, say … Read More