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Hurricane Names

Jason Linkins

Hurricane Names Don't Scare You Enough? Tremble Before These

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.05.2014 | Politics

Earlier this week, we learned that America has a hurricane name problem. Specifically, a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of...

Study: People Fear Male-Named Hurricanes More

AP | SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 06.03.2014 | Green

WASHINGTON (AP) — Which scares you more: Hurricane Victor or Hurricane Victoria? People are slightly less likely to flee an oncoming storm with a fe...

What If Hurricanes Were Named For Climate Change Deniers?

The Huffington Post | James Gerken | Posted 08.29.2013 | Green

Is it time to adopt a new naming system for hurricanes? A new video from 350 Action proposes the World Meteorological Organization drop its pre-det...

A Modest Hurricane Proposal for Honoring Climate Change Deniers

Kevin Welner | Posted 12.29.2012 | Green
Kevin Welner

Here in the U.S., the explosion of climate-change deniers has given us a wealth of names to choose from. No more Dorians and Humbertos! Bring on Hurricane Lungren and Tropical Storm Milloy.

Why Do Hurricanes Have Names?

History.com/The Huffington Post | Posted 10.25.2011 | Green

History.com - As Hurricane Irene continues to batter the Bahamas and churn toward the northeastern United States, some may be wondering why this menac...

Is Your Name On The List Of 2011 Hurricanes?

The Huffington Post | Posted 08.01.2011 | Green

Is your name on the 2011 list of hurricanes and tropical storms? Today marks the beginning of the six-month Atlantic hurricane season, and U.S. for...

2010 Hurricane Names: Complete List Of This Year's Hurricanes, Tropical Storms

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Every year, there is a pre-approved list of tropical storm and hurricane names, and 2010 is no different. The tradition of naming hurricanes is centu...