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The Effects Of Climate Change

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Peter Morgan
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AP
A bicyclist moves past a stranded taxi on a flooded New York City street as Tropical Storm Irene passes through in 2011. Sea level rise is quickly putting the East Coast of the U.S., one of the most costly coasts in the world, in danger of flooding.

Climate change is having an impact in our region. Allergy experts say the mild winter has resulted in a severe pollen count this spring. A ferry service on Long Island is taking action to deal with the sea level rise around Shelter Island. And a marine biologist at UConn has documented the temperature increase on the Long Island Sound over the past 45 years. Our guests:

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