TITLE

Typhoon Haiyan Leads the Storm Arms Race

AUTHOR(S)
Wellen, Russ
PUB. DATE
November 2013
SOURCE
Foreign Policy in Focus;11/12/2013, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article highlights the similarities between Typhoon Haiyan and nuclear weapons. It cites estimates from research centers which said Haiyan's maximum strength exceeded the previous record-holder Hurricane Camille which hit the Gulf Coast in 1969 with sustained winds of 190 miles per hour. It notes that the typhoon's strength resembles a small nuclear exchange in intensity. It also emphasizes the need for a reduction in the amount of greenhouse gas emitted into the atmosphere.
ACCESSION #
91941456

 

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