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Climate change map reveals parts of New York that could be submerged by storms in 2100

PENNSYLVANIA: Rising sea levels caused by a warming climate threaten greater future storm damage to New York City, according to a team of climate scientists. Researchers also created a map with storm surge predictions under different carbon emissions scenarios, indicating which parts of New York City could suffer the most. "If we cause large sea-level rise, that dominates future risks, but if we could prevent sea-level rise and just have the storm surge to worry about, our projections show little change in coastal risk…