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Climate Health Warning Tool - Just enter your ZIP code

2013-07-01 - 590 - Carl Friis-Hansen
 

Natural Resources Defense Council, NRDC, provides a tool on their website, where you can enter your ZIP code and see how bad everything is at that location - caused by climate change of cause. Below I have taken a few sample. It is interesting to see how "too much CO2" has made it both hotter, colder, dryer and wetter at the same time. Luckily president Obama have just put new rules to stop the weather from behaving badly.

 
Climate Health Warning Tool - Just enter your ZIP code
 
San Mateo County has
  • suffered more days than expected of extreme summer heat (which is known to increase elderly mortality)
  • experienced at least one large wildfire nearby since 2006
  • some areas that are at risk of flooding with sea-level rise
 
Benton County has
  • suffered more days than expected of extreme summer heat (which is known to increase elderly mortality)
  • gasped in unhealthy smog and ragweed pollen (a health double-whammy)
  • been part of a region with more days than expected of high streamflow and flooding
 
Maricopa County has
  • suffered more days than expected of extreme summer heat (which is known to increase elderly mortality)
  • gasped in unhealthy smog and ragweed pollen (a health double-whammy)
  • been part of a region parched by more days than expected of low streamflow and drought
  • reported cases of dengue fever and mosquitoes that can carry this painful viral illness
  • experienced at least one large wildfire nearby since 2006
 
El Paso County has
  • suffered more days than expected of extreme summer heat (which is known to increase elderly mortality)
  • been part of a region parched by more days than expected of low streamflow and drought
  • experienced at least one large wildfire nearby since 2006
  • seen 5 monthly heat, rain and snow records broken in 2011 and 2012
 
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