Last month the movie GEOSTORM hit the cinemas – now I love a good disaster film as much as the next girl - but Doomsday by Mother Nature? Let’s try to mythbust THAT!
Our fabulous guest this episode:
Dr. Andrew Haigh, Bureau of Meteorology
Research citations for our inner geeks:
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Morgan, J. (2014). "Supervolcano eruption mystery solved." Retrieved 22 Nov 2014, from http://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-25598050.
Ni, X. Z., Q. ; Liu, C. ; Li, X. ; Zou, T. ; Lin, J. ; Kong, H. ; Ren, Z. (2017). "Decreased hail size in China since 1980." Scientific Reports, Vol.7(1).
Noah S. Diffenbaugh, et al. (2008). "Does Global Warming Influence Tornado Activity?" Earth & Space News Volume 89, (Issue 53): Pages 553–554.
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Voiland, A. (2013). "Storms are Getting Stronger." Retrieved 15.11.17, from https://earthobservatory.nasa.gov/Features/ClimateStorms/page2.php.
Wikipedia (2017). "Weather modification." Retrieved 17.11.17, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Weather_modification.
Wikipedia (2018). "List_of_disasters_by_cost."