The 30 US landmarks most likely to be obliterated by climate change

Photo: Reuters

Photo: Reuters

From the Statue of Liberty in NYC to the Kennedy Space Center in Florida, American landmarks are threatened by a likelihood of floods, rising sea levels and fires, said a group of scientists today.

"National Landmarks at Risk," a report from the Union of Concerned Scientists, listed 30 sites at risk for serious natural disasters associated with climate change. They include Annapolis, Maryland; Boston's historic districts; the Jamestown colony site in Virginia; and a number of NASA sites.

The report proposes reducing carbon emissions to minimize the predicted risks. [Reuters]

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