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C R I  Overview
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New York City Panel on Climate Change PowerPoint based on February 2009 report

New York City Panel on Climate Change PowerPoint based on February 2009 report

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  • 1. 1 NEW YORK CITY- SPECIFIC CLIMATE CHANGE PROJECTIONS February 25, 2009
  • 2. 2 NYC Climate Change Projections CRI, pg. 17
  • 3. 3 Full Range of GCM Projections and Emission Scenarios CRI, pg. 18
  • 4. 4 GCM Ranges by Timeslices and Seasons CRI, pg. 42, 44
  • 5. 5 Extreme Events CRI, pg. 20
  • 6. 6 Extreme Events - Summary By the end of the century, New York City could experience: • Approximately 2.5 to 4.5 times more days per year over 90 degrees. • Approximately 2.5 to 4 times more heat waves (as defined as three consecutive days over 90 degrees) a year • More frequent, intense rainstorms • A current 1-in-10 year coastal flood about once every 1 to 3 years • A current 1-in-100 year coastal flood about once every 15 to 35 years
  • 7. 7 Qualitative Projections CRI, pg. 21
  • 8. 8 Impacts of Climate Change on Infrastructure CRI, pg. 58
  • 9. 9 PlaNYC Website http://nyc.gov/planyc2030
  • 10. 9 PlaNYC Website http://nyc.gov/planyc2030

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