In the next ten years in New York can go under water Weather and Climate
Because of climate change future hurricanes like Irene could plunge into the water a third of New York City for one hour. Cornell University scientist believes that the risks and consequences of sea level rise are significant. First, the flood could be affected both the airport and downtown.
Judging by the rate of melting of the polar ice caps, the middle of 2020th a rise of 25 centimeters around Manhattan and Long Island. By 2080th these may reach 80 centimeters.
Climate change will force the Government to review the infrastructure metropolis, as most businesses, factories, sewage is at sea level.