I Have Seen the Future and It Is Hot and Wet

The City of Boston has just released its “Climate Projections Consensus.”  It’s not a pretty picture.  Here are the lowlights:

  • Average summer temperatures will be 4-5 degrees F. warmer by 2050 Boston temps
  • Even with “moderate” emissions reductions, see level rise is likely to be between 1.5 feet and 2.5 feet by 2070.
  • The number of “extreme precipitation” events has been increasing and that increase will continue.

On this day after the Brexit, one wishes that we could just take a vote to leave.  Unfortunately, as Ben Franklin said, I think we must all hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately.  join or die

 

 

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