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Unprepared Cities Vulnerable to Climate Change

April 6, 2011

houses on a hillside near Mexico City Cities worldwide are failing to take necessary steps to protect residents from the likely impacts of climate change, even though billions of urban dwellers are vulnerable to heat waves, sea-level rise and other changes associated with warming temperatures. Full Story

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