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Heat absorption, 16, 20, 31-32 Heat waves, 6 Heatstroke (Barnosky), 71 Henderson (NV), 61 Himalayan ice melt, 81 Hirsch, Tim, 97 Horstmann, Britta, 54 Human factors, 4, 5 Human health, 14, 15 Humidity, 10, 13, 23, 24, 66 Hurricane Katrina, 63, 64-65, 66, 105 Hurricanes Atlantic, 6, 66 El NiƱo and, 15-16 global warming and, 66-67 intensity changes in, 17, 63, 64-65 rainfall increases and, 102 Hydroelectric power definition, 105

greenhouse gases and, 94-97 monsoons and, 16 pros/cons of, 91-94, 102-103 Hydrologic cycle, 10-13, 14, 15, 99, 105

Hydropower, 87-88, 105

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