Storm Barry’s threat to New Orleans heightened by climate change: scientists

An employee places sandbags in front of a business in the French Quarter as Tropical Storm Barry approaches land in New Orleans, Louisiana, U.S. July 12, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Bachman

NEW ORLEANS/WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Tropical Storm Barry, which is expected to flood New Orleans and threaten lives along the Mississippi River, is being fueled by warmth in the Gulf of Mexico that was likely exacerbated by climate change, scientists said on Friday. While no single storm can be linked directly to climate change, the trend […]

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