The 32 most alarming climate change charts

by Dianne Saxe on January 21, 2013

Grist has assembled the 32 most alarming climate change charts from the draft report of the US National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee, including sea level rise; billion-dollar weather disasters; annual days over 100°F; observed changes in heavy precipitation;  increase in frost free days; extreme drought; pollen counts; ticks; coastal flooding; flooding of power plants and airports; and what parts of Seattle and New York will flood as the sea continues to rise. The chart of sea level rise that has already happened in New York City was particularly stunning in its implications.

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