Impacts: Catastrophic Weather
Super powerful hurricanes, fueled by warmer ocean temperatures are the smoking-gun of global warming. Since 1970, the number of category 4 and 5 events has risen sharply. Hurricane Katrina, in September of 2005 almost became a category 6 event. Human activities are adding an alarming amount of pollution to the earths atmosphere causing catastrophic shifts in weather patterns. These shifts will cause severe heat, floods and worse.