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Scientists reveal climate forecast for 2080 — and it's a whole lot warmer

Scientists have just revealed the climate forecast for the year 2080 in hundreds of cities across North America, and - surprise! - it looks like it's going to get a whole lot warmer in all of them.

If humanity continues to emit greenhouse gases at the same rate it does today, in 60 years L.A.'s climate will most closely resemble the current climate of Cabo San Lucas, at the southern tip of Baja California in Mexico. Portland, which currently averages 155 rainy days per year, will feel like

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