10 Ways Global Warming Will Impact The Eastern U.S.

The Philadelphia City Paper lists 10 ways global warming could really "hit home".

Ways include heat deaths -- "Office have some 361 Philadelphians dying annually by 2020, with 682 average deaths by 2050." -- and diseases -- "Dr. Dina Fonseca, assistant curator of molecular ecology at the Academy of Natural Sciences, says an eight-degree rise in average temperature may not seem like much, but that it could bring an increase in mosquito-borne disease to the region."

Full Story: The Real Earthwatch

Comments

building block set

NEW! Build the world you want to see

Irresistible block set for adults when placed on a coffee table or desk, and great fun for kids.
$25
Red necktie with map of Boston

For dads and grads: tie one on to celebrate your city!

Choose from over 20 styles imprinted with detailed city or transit maps.
$44.95
Book cover of Insider's Guide to Careers in Urban Planning

So you want to be a planner...

Check out our behind the scenes look at 25 careers in the Urban Planning field
Starting at $14.95
Book cover of Unsprawl

Unsprawl: Remixing Spaces as Places

Explore visionary, controversial and ultimately successful strategies for building people-centered places.
Starting at $12.95