Hurricanes and Tornadoes Compared
By: Rex Trulove
Being deadlier implies that more people die from one storm or another. This is in fact the case; even just looking back over the past decade or two, far more people have been killed by hurricanes than by tornadoes. This is true whether we look...
By: Derrick Wales
Each year there are over 10,000 thunderstorms across the United States, spun from Hurricanes, Frontal Boundaries, and Heat Convection. Within that grand total lies an thunderstorms classified as severe, each containing one or more of the following: 58mph wind gusts (enough to peel shingles...
Which are Deadlier Hurricanes or Tornadoes
By: Kirsten Dahlen
Hurricanes are far deadlier than tornadoes, and their effects are far more lasting. A single storm is capable of killing tens of thousands of individuals, especially when they hit developing countries with less ability to evacuate and prepare citizens. Massive amounts of rain can cause...
Which are Deadlier Hurricanes or Tornadoes
By: Vicki Brown
When we lived in California, I often debated the question tornadoes or earthquakes, which is worse. Having experienced both, I had to vote for earthquakes. But, I have never lived through a hurricane. I have been on Cape Cod when the tail of a hurricane...
By: Tommy Koh
Greenhouse effect is the process where emissions of infrared radiation from other sources(e.g The Sun) or the atmosphere warms a planet's surface. It comes from the analogy of internal warming of a greenhouse as compared to external heat.Basic mechanism:Earth receives energy from the...
By: Triple Alpha
It really astonishes me when I read scientific articles on global warming and weather prediction, that the authors seem to be under the misapprehension that computers can solve all problems and that mankind understands everything scientific. This is about as far from the truth as...
By: Jon Goodman
Airborne Chemical Pollutants Are Overlooked As Causes Of Global Climate ChangeEveryone and his brother now seem to think they know global climate change is caused by too much carbon. But are we missing the bigger picture? While we fight the good fight against overuse of...
The causes of global climate change
By: Rex Trulove
The more we learn, the more we discover how little we know. So it is with global climate change. We are continually learning more about the world in which we live, but we still lack the knowledge to put it all together or say what...
By: Kleder Miranda Gonsalves
Global warming is shorthand for "climate change," and the term is correct if you realize that it's referring to the average temperature of the Earth over years and decades; not to the temperatures at particular times and places."Climate change" is a much better...
By: Raleigh Stout
Lake effect snow is a term that describes an unusual condition of snowfall.Basically, cold temperature air flows over a body of warm water, causing an interaction with the heat. Bands of snow begin to form and follow the flow of cold-temperature air as they...

 

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