New York's climate change move

By Nabil Nasr

The average water level along New York state’s coastline has risen by a foot since 1900. The average annual temperature has gone up, too, resulting in less snow cover in the winter and more heat waves in the summer. State legislators cite these changes and others as signs of humancaused climate change in the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) they passed in June.

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