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How Bad Will Climate Change Get for the Eastern US? Look at These Crazy Maps

Atlantic Cities: We know by now that climate change is capable of making bad weather events worse. Heat waves will become longer, hotter, more frequent. Droughts will get drier, flood levels higher, freakish storms less freakish in their regularity. But nothing makes this prospect sound quite so scary as some very specific numbers. So here are some new ones to ponder. This latest data comes from a recent study, published in the journal Environmental Research Letters, which used a high-resolution climate modeling...