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Climate Change / Landmark Threat #1121481

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 20, 2014
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(Studio: Lester Holt) Report introduced.

(New York: Anne Thompson) A report on the impact of climate change on landmarks and monuments reviewed; details given about threats to Jamestown, Virginia, the Kennedy Space Center, Groveland, California, Yosemite National Park and the Statue of Liberty from rising sea levels, storm surges, and increased wildfire risk; footage shown of the relocation of the Cape Hatteras Lighthouse in 1999. [Union of Concerned Scientists Adam MARKHAM†- says there will be places we will no longer be able to visit.] [Union of Concerned Scientists Brenda EKWURZEL†- says we can take steps now to preserve our national heritage.] [Park RANGER – comments on the flooding from Superstorm Sandy at the Statue of Liberty.]

Holt, Lester;
Thompson, Anne

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