When Haley Barbour remarked that damage from Hurricane Katrina evoked thoughts of Hiroshima, the Mississippi governor seemed to have confused an act of God with an act of man. But maybe he was closer to the truth than he knew or hoped. Now that two superstorms have pummeled the Gulf Coast in less than four weeks, one has to ask: Has global warming souped up... More >>>
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Out of this world: A satellite's view of Hurricane Rita on September 21.