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Hot, dry and worrisome: 2016 was a record-breaking year for climate

Hot, dry and worrisome: 2016 was a record-breaking year for climate

GEORGINA GUSTIN / INSIDECLIMATE NEWS - Global scientists relied on the typical superlatives to describe the state of the climate in 2016 [go to article]

Climate change: 5 signs it’s already begun in NJ

Climate change: 5 signs it’s already begun in NJ

RUSS ZIMMER / APP.COM - By now, most are aware of the dire warnings: Climate change is coming and its effects are going to be especially [go to article]

New Jersey oyster farmers betting on a comeback, climate permitting

New Jersey oyster farmers betting on a comeback, climate permitting

CATALINA JARAMILLO / STATEIMPACT - Delaware Bay oysters are on their way back after decades of decline. But questions remain [go to article]

State needs to step up attempts to curb greenhouse-gas emissions

State needs to step up attempts to curb greenhouse-gas emissions

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - With New Jersey already seeing the impacts of global warming, the state needs to be much [go to article]

Warming waters, looming crisis

Warming waters, looming crisis

LESLIE GARISTO PFAFF / NEW JERSEY MONTHLY - In Malin Pinsky’s lab, they keep the unicorn blood in the fridge. It sits alongside [go to article]

Yes, you can blame climate change for extreme weather

Yes, you can blame climate change for extreme weather

JUSTIN WORLAND / TIME - In the midst of a stifling Washington, D.C. summer two years ago, former President Obama appeared in the White House [go to article]

Climate change before your eyes: Seas rise and trees die

Climate change before your eyes: Seas rise and trees die

WAYNE PARRY / AP / US NEWS & WORLD REPORT - They're called "ghost forests" — dead trees along vast swaths of coastline [go to article]

Scientists: 21 N.J. towns to face chronic flooding by 2035

Scientists: 21 N.J. towns to face chronic flooding by 2035

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - As many as 21 New Jersey communities face “chronic inundation” — flooding an average of every [go to article]

Climate change is wreaking havoc on our water

Climate change is wreaking havoc on our water

ANDREA THOMPSON / GRIST / CLIMATE CENTRAL - For two days in early August 2014, the 400,000 residents in and around Toledo [go to article]

Mapping coastal flood risk lags behind sea level rise

Mapping coastal flood risk lags behind sea level rise

CHRISTOPHER JOYCE / NPR - Sea levels are rising and climate scientists blame global warming. They predict that higher seas will cause [go to article]

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