18 Feb '15, 9pm

New York City could be 9 degrees warmer and 39 inches wetter by 2080

New York City could be 9 degrees warmer and 39 inches wetter by 2080

This story was originally published by CityLab and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The New York City Panel on Climate Change has released its latest report , and it’s just the kind of reading to warm those frigid winter bones. By the 2080s there could be an 8.8 degree F rise in temperature as well as six heatwaves a year, sweltering conditions that scientists say will “increase the number of heat-related deaths that occur in Manhattan.” Compare those predictions to what’s already occurred and it’s easy to be worried. Mean temperatures in New York rose 3.4 degrees from 1900 to 2013, a slug’s crawl compared to the rate of fossil-fueled scorching predicted for the rest of the century. There were an annual average of two heatwaves in the 1980s; dealing with half-a-dozen every year sounds like hell. And because it’s never too soon to dream of the w...

Full article: http://grist.org/article/new-york-city-could-be-9-degrees...

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