‘Warmer oceans created by climate change have made hurricanes worse’, says Professor of Thermal Sciences
We spoke to John Abraham, a climate scientist and Professor at the University of St.Thomas in the United States, and asked him to what extent hurricanes like the one we’re seeing in Florida are caused by rising temperatures in the oceans.
Hurricane Idalia: ‘Catastrophic’ storm hits Florida
By the time it came ashore on the Florida coast, Idalia was a Category 3 hurricane – deemed ‘extremely dangerous’ by experts.
US election: how Florida 2000 nearly broke US politics – and why it’s crucial in 2020
The Florida recount saw American democracy tested to the limits, leaving the parties and the country divided for years to come.
Irma aftermath: The story of two Brits in Florida
We meet a British couple who live in a small Florida fishing village badly damaged by Hurricane Irma – and travel back with them to find out what’s left of their home.
In the eye of the storm as Irma lashes Florida
We report from Florida after one of the biggest mass evacuations in US history. Hurricane Irma has just about finished with Florida – finally. The monster has weakened to a tropical storm, but not before battering communities with lashing rain, violent wind gusts and storm surges in coastal areas.
Florida in the run up to the US Presidential Election
The state of Florida could well decide whether Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton is the next US President. Two communities could tip the scales in the all important state. Newly registered Hispanic voters, likely to support Clinton – and retirees, who re-locate south for the sunshine, and favour Trump.