A proposal to amend the current five-level scale used to measure the severity of hurricanes to include a sixth category for the most powerful of tropical cyclones has been put forward, as a method of improving the classification—and thus the communication of—the destructiveness of a given storm, especially as weread more

A new study has found that ice loss from glaciers in Alaska has been causing an increase in both the frequency and magnitude of earthquakes over 5.0 in the region. While sea level rise, extreme weather and surface ice loss are the more apparent consequences of global warming, it’s easyread more