Robert Korty

Robert Korty is a postdoctoral scientist at the Joint Program on the Science and Policy of Global Change at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He holds a Ph.D. in climate physics and chemistry from MIT, and researches hurricane-ocean interactions.

A hurricane expert explains the climate-change connection

As the world watched New Orleans’ devastating descent into squalor last week, questions about connections between global warming and hurricanes reemerged. A few politicians and activists leapt to offer their views, most of which were …