Higher Sea Levels From Climate Change Could Flood NYC

February 20, 2015 8:30 AM

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The New York City Panel on Climate Change says it going to get a lot hotter in the Big Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) by 2100, and coastal flooding is also likely to become a major problem as global warming leads to six feet higher sea levels along the Atlantic seaboard. The NYC Panel on Climate Change is an independent body including several climate scientists that produces an annual report for the city.

The new report highlighted that New York City could see a 6-foot increase in sea levels under the worst-case scenario, an estimate that was that was revised upwards substantially from previous estimates of 2 to 4 feet at worst.

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