An increase in stagnant summer air is expected to continue across the U.S.
Nearly 570,000 people living in New York are especially vulnerable to extreme heat.
Currently, New York averages fewer than 5 dangerous heat days each year. By 2050, New York is projected to see 10 such days each year.
Summers are getting muggier as the dewpoint temperature rises
The risk posed by future storms like Sandy is only going to increase due to climate change. The potential for stronger storms and rising seas mean Sandy-level flooding could could occur once every 23 years as opposed to once every 400... More
Hurricane Sandy, which was officially re-classified as a post-tropical storm shortly before landfall, caused heavy damage along the New Jersey shore, and caused the most extensive coastal flooding event in modern-day New York City... More
A combination of rising populations and rising seas could see millions of Americans living in homes that flood regularly during the decades ahead... More