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New York's Sea-Level Plan: Will It Play in Miami?
Description: Mayor Michael Bloomberg's announcement of a multidecade plan to defend New York City against rising seas and severe storms illustrated two truths that resonate far beyond his home city. First, as the time when we could prevent dangerous climate change slips away, the time for costly investments to protect ourselves has arrived. Second, for some cities, less well situated or less wealthy than New York, protection is going to be extremely challenging-and in some cases perhaps impossible. [Source: National Geographic]
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Source: National Geographic
Publish Date: 6/12/2013
Reading Level: Basic
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