2019 Just Might Be the Year Mother Nature Gives Us a Break

Early predictions call for fewer hurricanes, less wildfires.


9 Apr, 2019FORTUNE.COM

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It might seem like we’re just catching our breath from the latest natural disaster, but the 2019 hurricane season is already drawing near--and wildfire season is already underway in some states. But there’s potential good news for people who are exhausted after what has felt like two nonstop years of climate-centric catastrophe.

Forecasters at Colorado State University say they anticipate the 2019 hurricane season in the Atlantic will have “slightly below normal activity.” And a wet winter in California could reduce the number of wildfires in that state....

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