Posted by: coastlinesproject | July 2, 2016

Boston: 30% underwater by end of century. 90 days of degree temperatures.

From the Boston Globe 6/22/2016
Climate change could be even worse for Boston than previously thought
The consequences of climate change on Boston are expected to be far more calamitous than previous studies have suggested, a new report commissioned by the city says.
IN THE WORST-CASE SCENARIO, SEA LEVELS COULD RISE MORE THAN 10 FEET BY THE END OF THE CENTURY — NEARLY TWICE WHAT WAS PREVIOUSLY PREDICTED — PLUNGING ABOUT 30 PERCENT OF BOSTON UNDER WATER. TEMPERATURES IN 2070 COULD EXCEED 90 DEGREES FOR 90 DAYS A YEAR, COMPARED WITH AN AVERAGE OF 11 DAYS NOW.

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