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This year’s unusually intense period of destructive weather activity could be a harbinger of what is to come as the effects of global warming grow even more pronounced, according to a briefing at the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School.

The recent onslaught of four major tropical weather disturbances that did so much damage in the United States and Haiti have prompted questions about the relationship between hurricanes and global warming. Although experts cannot say that climate change will result in more hurricanes in the future, growing evidence suggests that the tropical storms that do happen will be more intense than in the past.

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