The Power Dissipation Index for hurricanes has been on the rise since 1970, along with sea surface temperatures.
Compared with the median ice cover from 1981-2010, 2013's Arctic sea ice loss comes out to approximately 1.74 times the land area of Texas.
The current level of understanding makes it hard to say for certain how climate change will influence Atlantic hurricanes in the future.
By 2100, sea level may be as high as six-and-a-half feet above 1992 levels, putting the homes of 7.8 million Americans at risk of being flooded.
Global sea level rise since 1880.
We've been in an active Atlantic Hurricane period since 1995, where the average number of named tropical storms has jumped significantly to 15.2 per year.
From Hurricane Sandy to record heat, here is our list of the top 10 extreme weather and climate events of 2012.
Based on the 2010 Census and Climate Central's map analysis, climate change-related sea level rise has put more New Yorkers at risk of flooding from Hurricane Irene.