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See How Much Hotter Your City Is Than Anywhere Else, Just Because It's A City

The urban heat island effect makes cities extra hot–and some cities are more extra hot than others.

Summers in the U.S. have been warming since the 1970s due to climate change, though it might not seem like it if you’re riding out this unusually cool August in the northeast and midwest. 367 more words

Ecology

Climate change could make cheap travel a thing of the past

A new IPCC report details the myriad ways CO2 emissions threaten roads, ports and planes

Bobby Magill, Climate Central

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Politics

Summer Fun: How Much Hotter Will Your City Be?

Summer Fun: How Much Hotter Will Your City Be?
Source: Climate Central

If it feels hot to you now in the dog days of this summer, imagine a time when summertime Boston starts feeling like Miami and even Montana sizzles.

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Urban Issues

Could RVA's Summer in 2100 feel like one today in south Texas?

RICHMOND, Va. (WTVR) – Your kids or grand-kids could experience much hotter Richmond Summers by 2100, according to a new study published by non-profit climate change research group Climate Central. 476 more words

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