C R I Overview

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

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C R I Overview

  1. 1. 1 NEW YORK CITY- SPECIFIC CLIMATE CHANGE PROJECTIONS February 25, 2009
  2. 2. 2 NYC Climate Change Projections CRI, pg. 17
  3. 3. 3 Full Range of GCM Projections and Emission Scenarios CRI, pg. 18
  4. 4. 4 GCM Ranges by Timeslices and Seasons CRI, pg. 42, 44
  5. 5. 5 Extreme Events CRI, pg. 20
  6. 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. 7 Qualitative Projections CRI, pg. 21
  8. 8. 8 Impacts of Climate Change on Infrastructure CRI, pg. 58
  9. 9. 9 PlaNYC Website http://nyc.gov/planyc2030
  10. 10. 9 PlaNYC Website http://nyc.gov/planyc2030

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