I was very interested to learn how hurricanes are formed. Some of the requirements are: the ocean water temperature needs to be a least 80 degrees Fahrenheit, the air must be warm, humid and unstable. Further research showed me that warmer ocean temperatures are being caused by climate change.
According to a New York Times article, since 1955, more than 90 percent of the excess heat retained by the Earth as a result of increased greenhouse gases has been absorbed by the oceans. The oceans, in turn, expands and becomes more acidic as it becomes hotter. These conditions are like fuel for storms and can only make hurricane events worse. Recently in the news is the prediction that climate change is changing the hurricane season and the warmer oceans would allow for stronger hurricanes and typhoons.