New tool maps how badly climate change affects you
A new web tool from the Natural Resources Defense Council lets you map climate change threats — excessive heat, disease risk, pollution, drought, and flooding — anywhere in the United States. Above is the full U.S. map showing the average number of extreme heat days in 2000-2009, but you can also zoom in on your area. It's not just designed to depress you, either; each state's map includes information about how to address climate change impacts, and details the state's preparedness plan (if there is one).
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