August 7, 2008

Next decade's weather forecast: BAD

Summer this year in New York has seen several weeks of downpours and continuous heat and humidity, and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) said you ain't seen nothin' yet.

The EPA released its climate change report last month and noted that continued global warming could likely increase the frequency and intensity of heat waves and heavy storms; severe frequent droughts in big areas; intense hurricane wind speeds; and increases in the occurrence of coastal and river flooding.

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