07/17/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Global Warming Hitting Home

Less than six months after Dick Cheney lost his power position in Washington D.C., federal scientists have re-gained their freedom of speech. Today a report by more than thirty tops federal researchers spells out just how bad global warming will get in the U.S. It isn't pretty.

An average temperature rise of ten degrees, possibly more. Kansas to have 120 days annually of 90 degree temps. Radical changes in rainfall and storm patterns. Here"s a summary of the NOAA report. Greenpace quickly called for action to head off some of the avoidable effects.
The report makes it clear that water will become more precious than even a stock portfolio.

You can read NOAA's full report here.