Forecasters from Colorado State University predicted that the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season (June 1 – Nov, 30) will be above average, with 15 named storms and 8 hurricanes, 4 of Category 3 or higher. They forecast the probability of a major hurricane hitting the U.S. coast at 69%. These preliminary predictions will be revised on June 2 and August 4. Although much remains to be learned about the connection between hurricanes and climate change, some climate scientists think global warming affects hurricane severity more than frequency.
If you can recall from ‘My Take On Climate Change’ essay, I spoke about all the causes and examples of climate change and my general opinion on such matters. I spoke about a scenario at the beginning on how climate change is affecting our world right now such