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Hurricanes: An Eye on the Future
Nov. 22, 2022

Gabriel Vecchi speaks in the "Eye Towards the Sky" AMS lecture series on November 18th in Boston.

Misleading claims downplay climate change’s effect on hurricanes
Oct. 6, 2022
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Written by Philip Marcelo, AP News

CLAIM: Climate change isn’t real because hurricanes in Florida and across the U.S. haven’t increased in frequency, intensity or landfall in more than a century.

 

CBS News: Climate change making hurricanes more intense
Sept. 30, 2022
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Written by CBS News

As climate change progresses, reports show it makes hurricanes more destructive and intense. Gabriel Vecchi, a geoscience professor, director of The High Meadows Environmental Institute and deputy director of the Cooperative Institute for Modeling the Earth System at Princeton University, joins "CBS News Mornings" to…

Newsy Evening Debrief: How climate change fuels monster storms
Sept. 29, 2022
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Written by Newsy

It took less than 3 hours for Hurricane Ian to strengthen from a Category 3 to a Category 4 and was almost a Cat 5 when it made landfall and scientists are warning storms are going to become more frequent and more intense in the years to come. The question is why? Professor of geosciences…

How climate change is making storms such as Hurricane Ian stronger
Sept. 29, 2022
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Written by NPR Morning Edition

Hurricane Ian and Typhoon Noru strengthened quickly before landfall. NPR's Rachel Martin talks to Princeton University professor Gabriel Vecchi about climate-fueled intensification. (4-Minute Listen)

Rapidly intensifying hurricanes hitting US on the rise
Sept. 26, 2022
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Written by AccuWeather's Climate Central

AccuWeather's Climate Central speak with Princeton climate scientist Prof. Gabe Vecchi, and other climate experts, about warmer oceans that led to more tropical systems that rapidly intensify and cause more damage along America's coastline.

World Weather Attribution Study: Climate change made UK heat wave hotter, more likely
July 29, 2022
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Written by World Weather Attribution (WWA )

In addition to spurring people to cut greenhouse gas emissions, study co-author Gabe Vecchi, said, "this heat wave and heat waves like it should be a reminder that we have to adapt to a warmer world. We are not living in our parents’ world anymore.”

140 million Americans brace for scorching temperatures above 90
July 20, 2022
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Written by NBC Today Show

“We should stop thinking about global warming as something in the distant future.” HMEI Director Gabriel Vecchi talks to the Today Show about the “scorching reality” of the heatwave unfurling over the US.

UK forecasters issue first-ever 'red' warning for exceptional heat with all-time records poised to topple
July 15, 2022

Gabriel Vecchi, a climate scientist and geosciences professor at Princeton University, told CNN that this is a signal of the climate crisis, and hot extremes outpacing cool extremes has been a notable trend in recent years.

How Hurricane History Has Hidden What's Coming
July 6, 2022

How Hurricane History Has Hidden What's Coming

Maiya May, Science Communicator of PBS Terra narrates as Gabriel Vecchi of Princeton University and Hiro Murakami of NOAA/GFDL explain the more frequent rapid intensification of recent storms and what to expect in the coming years…