It seems like an outlandish idea, but a Norwegian startup called OceanTherm believes it can prevent catastrophes by stopping hurricanes as they develop. Hurricanes are more violent than ever, and a big part of that is rising ocean temperatures: just a one-degree rise in surface … [Read more...] about This startup wants to stop hurricanes in their tracks. Is it possible?
Climate change is making the impact of hurricanes and other storms more dangerous—and more expensive. As the costs loom over coastlines across the globe, vulnerable communities are looking for new ways to mitigate the economic impact. A promising approach would be to use existing … [Read more...] about Mangrove trees can protect vulnerable coastal communities from hurricanes