Oct 25, 2015

Why Climate Change Is Responsible for Record-Breaking Hurricanes Like Patricia

Manzanillo, Col.
Puerto Vallarta, Jal.
Guadalajara, Jalisco
Mexico
by
Andrea Germanos
,
EcoWatch

Hurricane Patricia—the most intense hurricane ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere—was downgraded to a tropical depression with 35-mph sustained winds on Saturday, and offered to some observers a reminder of the consequences of a warming planet.