Tag: warm-winters

‘Pretty surreal’: Climate change and warmer winters continue to harm Brooklyn

A torrential rainstorm on Sept. 29 flooded train stations, homes, and businesses.

Jan. 12, 2024 By Isabel Song Beer From flooded waterfronts to the hottest summer in documented history, Brooklynites are confronting the unmistakable signs that climate change is no longer a distant threat, but an eminent one. As the borough grapples with newly set climate records seemingly each year, residents are struggling to protect themselves and their communities. Climate change coupled with naturally occurring weather phenomena like El Niño and La Niña result in more dramatic weather events like the intense rain storms Brooklyn experienced this winter. Climate change affects typical weather patterns “Typically, we have these trends in the northern…
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