Those changes have
Why is this happening?
The short answer is: us.
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Three of the four rainiest years in the history of Philadelphia (2011, 2013 and 2018) occurred in the last decade.
Since 1950, heavy rains in Philadelphia have increased by 360%.
Flooding caused more than $120 million in damage to PA's public roads and bridges in 2018 alone.
That's why this 50th anniversary of Earth Day's theme is climate action.
It's not too late. If we act now, we can still save the systems that make Earth habitable – preserving the future of humanity.