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Map Shows Which Cities Will Be Affected By Climate Change First

Harmony Spencer

Take a look at this map, which illustrates how quickly cities around the world will begin to see "climate departure," or "the moment when average temperatures, either in a specific location or worldwide, become so impacted by climate change that the old climate is left behind." Don't get too freaked out by the first map, the second projects what will happen if we seriously reduce carbon emissions, and it's a little less daunting.

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