Cape May forum brings experts and residents together to discuss climate change

MICHAEL HILL / NJTV NEWS – At a Cape May In Your Neighborhood forum on climate change in New Jersey, scientists spoke about the changes happening right in New Jersey’s backyard — things like sea levels rising. They say it’s not a projection but a fact.

“We’re rising faster than the global averages, and since 1965 we’ve actually seen, we’re at a rise rate of a foot and a half a century. That’s a pretty big number when you live in Cape May, or the big portions of New Jersey where you’re very low lying around the coastal regions. Anytime you have ice that’s on land and it melts, that adds water to the oceans,” sad Lenore Tedesco, executive director of the Wetlands Institute …

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