Letters: Oct. 24, 2005

Are We Making Hurricanes Worse?

Our story on the possible link between global warming and violent hurricanes touched off a stormy debate among TIME's readers. Some argued that rising temperatures are simply part of a natural cycle. But environmentalists think that Katrina and Rita have proved that skeptics are all wet

Thank you for raising the issue of global warming as it relates to hurricanes [Oct. 3]. The debate seems to focus on whether we have enough evidence that pollution is causing climate change to justify taking steps to reduce greenhouse gases. That standard is too high when the world is...

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