• New York Academy of Sciences Podcast

  • Climate Change in the City

    According to the New York City Panel on Climate Change, global warming could have a big impact on the five boroughs. Three experts discuss the Panel's recent findings, and tell us what weather and policy changes to expect.
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    July 10, 2009

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    Seismic records from ocean wave patterns and iceberg behavior around the world are being analyzed for the first time. Geophysicist Rick Aster describes what his data can tell us about our warming planet.

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