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US faces rising hurricane bill

28 August, 2016 – Scientists forecast that hurricane damage could increase dramatically in the US as high-income countries are also threatened by extreme weather events.


Offshore wind could calm hurricanes

Coastal communities threatened by hurricanes could be protected by very large wind farms, US scientists say. The turbines would withstand the winds and at the same time weaken them.


Insurers given severe weather warning

The huge cost of claims resulting from a rise in extreme weather events has led analysts in the multi-billion dollar insurance industry to warn that it must now pressurise governments to take action on greenhouse gas emissions