Wednesday, July 23, 2008

Climate change impacts on Arizona will be "substantial"

Climate change will impact Arizona with early snowpack, degraded air quality, urban heat islands, wildfires, heat waves, and drought, according to a new report released by EPA, and as result, climate change will have a "substantial" impact on human health.

The report from the interagency Climate Change Science Program, is entitled Analyses of the Effects of Global Change on Human Health and Welfare and Human Systems.

The table shows Arizona impacts as part of the "Mountain" line, below.

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