How climate change is affecting Atlantic City

Atlantic City, Sandy damage

JOE MARTUCCI / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY – Atlantic City ranks near the top for New Jersey places most impacted by climate change.

A warmer Earth, higher water levels and a lack of financial resources by the city and many of its residents all leave the city increasingly vulnerable.

“All of New Jersey is experiencing warming,” said Dave Robinson, New Jersey’s state climatologist.

But the sea level threat along the coast is particularly alarming in Atlantic City, where levels have increased more than 14 inches over the past century, Robinson said …

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