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


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