This Is What Your City Might Feel Like in 60 Years Due to Climate Change

A new interactive map lets you peer 60 years into the future of cities in North America — and no matter where you look, the outlook is worrying. Temperatures climb, precipitation shifts, and the Charlotte, North Carolina of the future winds up feeling more like the Tallahassee, Florida of today. The map, released today along with a study in the journal Nature Communications, forecasts the future climates for 540 cities in North America — connecting them to climates that we know. So instead of just saying that San Francisco, for example, will be 6.9? warmer and 40 percent drier than it is today, the map draws a line to the closest climate analogy, which, in this case, is a city in LA County. “The goal was to try and translate these... Continue reading…

This Is What Your City Might Feel Like in 60 Years Due to Climate Change

(Inside Science) -- In 60 years, the climate of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, will feel kind of like a contemporary Jonesboro, Arkansas, with higher temperatures and more winter precipitation, according ...

Wed 13 Feb 19 from Discover Magazine

By 2080, Washington D.C. climate may feel like Deep South

In a single generation, climate patterns will shift hundreds of kilometres in the United States, according to a study tracking the northward drift of hotter climes brought on by climate change ...

Tue 12 Feb 19 from

Want a better idea of your future climate? Try this map

Project finds future climate analogs for 540 cities in the US and Canada.

Thu 14 Feb 19 from Ars Technica

'Heading south': Global warming to change climates for millions by 2080

Because of global warming, hundreds of millions of Americans will have to adapt to dramatically new climates by 2080, a study suggests.        

Tue 12 Feb 19 from USA today

Climate twins: which city will your city feel like in 2080?

The phrase "global warming" gets tossed around a lot, but do we really understand what it means and how it will feel? In the groundbreaking Paris Agreement, 195 countries agreed to limit global ...

Mon 18 Feb 19 from Inhabitat

Your city’s climate will feel like somewhere completely different in 60 years

If we do nothing to slow the rate of global warming, cities’ climates will start to resemble those of places hundreds of miles away. Prepare for way hotter temperatures and warped humidity ...

Wed 13 Feb 19 from Fastcompany Tech


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