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NYC Climate Panel's Report Predicts More Heat, Flooding

“There’s a real threat to our future,” says Daniel Bader, project leader and co-author of an alarming new report by the New York City Panel on Climate Change. The report's predictions include many more heat waves, extreme storms, and a likely rise in sea levels of between 10 and 28 centimeters by the 2020s — up to 78 centimeters by the 2050s — flooding parts of the city and surrounding regions. The average temperature in New York will rise more than 2 degrees Celsius by midcentury and...

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