Rising Seas May Claim Parts of New York City According to Climate Change Panel

February 21, 2015 4:14 PM

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As the temperature has increased, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has described a plethora of problems associated with this change. According to the EPA, certain areas have already experienced changes in rainfall, which has meant more severe and frequent floods, droughts and heat waves. The result is the potential for serious health risks.

The mechanism driving these changes is in part due to the earth’s rising sea levels and in a report from the New York City Panel on Climate Change, a group of climate scientists warned that the City might see a 6-foot increase in its sea level by 2100. One should note that this estimate was made usi...

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