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Wednesday, July 18, 2018

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Why chronic floods are coming to New Jersey

Sea level rise will have a profound impact on coastal infrastructure. As sea level rises, the systems that support densely populated, urban areas — power generation facilities, wastewater treatment plants, and miles of transportation networks — will be at greater risk of flooding. Video by Vox.

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Opinion: Governor must ensure climate program protects NJ’s most vulnerable

REV. FLETCHER HARPER / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Three years ago, following the release of Pope Francis’s environmental encyclical Laudato Si’, GreenFaith organized thousands [go to article]
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Opinion: How N.J. forces the poor to finance the fight on...

TOM MORAN / STAR-LEDGER - In Newark's South Ward, friends and family gathered at their church Wednesday morning to say good-bye to Linda Daniels, a 68-year-old [go to article]
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Surrendering to rising seas

JEN SCHWARTZ / SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN - Monique Coleman's basement was still wet with saltwater when the rallying began. Just days after Superstorm Sandy [go to article]
Repairing electric in PATH tunnel after Sandy

Rising seas could cause problems for internet infrastructure

REBECCA HERSHER / NPR - The dense network of cables that make up the internet is likely to be inundated with saltwater as sea levels rise, a new analysis suggests [go to article]