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A picture says a thousand words… what about two pictures?

The pictures are from Climate Central and depict San Francisco’s AT&T Park and Venice Beach under 12 feet of sea level rise. 57 more words


Zanowski to Cape Town

Edited by Cathryn Asip for Climate Central


Hey America, here's when the coldest day of the year usually hits your town

Two blasts of Arctic air are reminding tens of millions of Americans this week of just how cold winter can get, even in a world where temperatures are  331 more words

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


Maryland At High Risk As Sea Levels Continue To Rise

BALTIMORE (WJZ)—A graphic warning for a vulnerable Maryland: the danger is sea level rise coupled with storm surges.

Alex DeMetrick reports a new tool gives homeowners an idea of their risk. 337 more words


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

This piece originally appeared on… 883 more words


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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