MIT Professor Predicts More, Intense Hurricanes

MIT Professor Predicts More, Intense Hurricanes. A report due out from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change will address some of the freakish weather changes and disasters in recent years. A draft summary includes a prediction that powerful storms like Hurricane Katrina will increase in strength and speed, but may not actually increase in frequency. Massachusetts Institute of Technology meteorology professor Kerry Emanuel, who studies the climate’s effect on hurricanes, disagrees. [AP]