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 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… More