Thursday, July 12, 2007

Northeast under water

The Union of Concerned Scientists has published a study of likely effects of unchecked carbon emissions over the remainder of this century.

For the religious right, it should look biblical -- Boston gets hammered. Atlantic City, haven poor idolaters of mammon will see frequent disastrous flooding. Wall Street, home of wealthy idolaters of mammon, can look forward to submersion.

Below are an aerial view of Manhattan's Wall Street area and Boston's Back Bay (MIT is directly north, across the Charles River):

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