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Climate change will suck—but will it suck the same everywhere? One narrative has held that the interior of the U.S. might not be hit so bad, at least compared to the apocalyptic cocktail of hurricanes and flooding heading for the coasts.
But a new paper by scientists at the Environmental Protection Agency pokes some substantial holes in the idea that one could escape all that catastrophe by simply moving to the plains, like staying clear of windows in a house during a violent storm.