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Perhaps Being Land-Locked Ain't So Bad

The medias have been lit up the past two days with talk of climate change and the rise of ocean levels, per usual, The Atlantic Cities blog provided among the better takes. If you've been blissfully unplugged, the short version: things start to look pretty scary for large, coastal U.S. cities after about 2050. Climate change is everywhere; and as beautiful as full spring blooms and 80 degree temps in Atlanta in mid-March are, we do shudder when thinking about what July is going to look like. But while there is no joy in considering what a world an ocean-inundated Miami or New York looks like, it does bode well for our fair city's future prospects as one of the east coast's key cities...assuming the air conditioning still works. [The Atlantic | Cities blog]