Powder keg storm Hurricane Idalia leaves a trail of destruction. Its fuse was lit by climate change

Earlier this week Idalia was merely a tropical storm, but unnaturally warmed water near America’s southeastern coast helped rear it into a record-breaking hurricane flooding Florida and Georgia. Experts agree that excessive heat from climate change, primarily caused by burning ossil fuels, contributed to this result, apparently super-charging the tropical storm....

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