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Hurricane Harvey was fueled by record heat in the Gulf of Mexico

5 monthes ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / Warm sea surface temperatures on August 23, 2017, just before Hurricane Harvey.
We've covered several studies seeking to clarify the role of human-caused climate change in the unbelievable amounts of water Hurricane Harvey dumped on Houston last year. The general approach of these studies was to simulate today's climate and a pre-global-warming climate, and to then compare the behavior of hurricanes around Houston.
Since most people understand that hurricanes are fueled by warm ocean water, however, perhaps it would be conceptually simpler to focus on the seawater beneath...
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