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This is how our changing climate could increase the risk we face from hurricanes

An aeriel view of a hurricane as it moves towards Mexico. Image: REUTERS/NOAA/Handout

Ryan P. Mulligan

Associate Professor in Civil Engineering, , Queen's University, Ontario

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Tropical cyclone Idai rapidly strengthened to a category 3 storm in the warm waters between Mozambique and Madagascar. Image: NOAA

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Hurricane Isabel made landfall on North Carolina’s Outer Banks on Sept. 18, 2003. Its effects were felt as far as western New England and into the eastern Great Lakes. Image: NASA

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