Tuesday, October 09, 2007

Heat May Kill Hundreds of New Yorkers

The number of heat-related deaths in and around New York City will nearly double by 2050 -- and could rise as high as 95 percent -- due to global warming, if no efforts are made to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a new study shows.

On a comparatively friendly note, here's the scoop on a climate crisis-themed design competition:

The New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) is sponsoring a design competition to enhance the City's ability to provisionally house residents after a major coastal storm.

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