New York Income, A/C

By Matt Stiles | | Topics: Uncategorized

New Yorkers will have to endure hotter summers and other severe weather events over the next century because of global climate change, according to a new report.

The report contains this map of New York City, which shows neighborhood poverty levels and the proportion of air conditioners in homes. Areas with lower incomes, like Harlem and Washington Heights, among others, have a lower air conditioning rates.

This is not a surprise, of course, but it’s a striking map:¬†