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New Study Predicts What Climate Your City Could Resemble In 2080

If climate change continues at it's current rate, New York City will feel as warm as northern Arkansas in 2080, a new study predicts.
A man takes a look at the haze over the New York skyline during a heat advisory on August 17, 2018, in Weehawken, New Jersey. (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images)

A new study predicts how much warmer 541 cities in the U.S. and Canada will be by 2080. If climate change continues at its current rate, New York City will feel as warm as northern Arkansas, and Miami’s climate will resemble southern Mexico’s.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young speaks with the study’s lead author, Matt Fitzpatrick, associate professor at the University of Maryland’s Center for Environmental Sciences.

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