Quick Review: Hurricane Irma

By Ian Teñido As noted by most of the previous articles on this blog in the recent past, they have mostly highlighted the problems that are facing the modern U.S. ranging from water and energy problems to now devastating storms. In the previous article, I highlighted the plight of the Texans and Louisiana residents after... Continue Reading →

Climate Change Amplifies Hurricane Impacts

Star Tribune: -Source (left to right): Walsh, K. J. E., et al. (2016). "Tropical cyclones and climate change." | Chen, Xianyao, et. al. (2017). "The increasing rate of global mean sea-level rise during 1993-2014." | Wahl, Thomas, et al. (2015). "Increasing risk of compound flooding from storm surge and rainfall for major US cities." 

Quick Analysis: Hurricane Harvey

By Ian Teñido The U.S is not facing its deadliest hurricane yet, perhaps, but the impact is far much higher and greater especially when it comes to economic losses. Everyone can easily recall the Hurricane Katrina which wreaked havoc along the Mississippi coastlines and Louisiana. In that tragedy, 1,836 causalities were confirmed and nearly $110... Continue Reading →

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