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Sunday, December 8, 2019

Climate Change


As climate change worsens, a cascade of tipping points looms

FRED PEARCE / YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - Some of the most alarming science surrounding climate change is the discovery [go to article]
children play in floodwaters, Indonesia

Climate change is accelerating: ‘Things are getting worse’

HENRY FOUNTAIN / NY TIMES - More devastating fires in California. Persistent drought in the Southwest. Record flooding [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

NJ gets D- rating in climate change report

AMANDA OGLESBY / APP.COM - New Jersey is known for its popular beaches and seaside living, but the state received a D- grade when rated [go to article]

The new climate math: The numbers keep getting more frightening

BILL MCKIBBEN / YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - Climate change is many things — a moral issue, a question of intergenerational justice, an economic threat [go to article]
Delaware Bayshore, New Jersey

Waterfront retreat: A bay community faces rising seas and buyouts

TOM HORTON / YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - When Meghan Wren came to look at a place for sale in 1997 in tiny Money Island, an outpost [go to article]

60 percent of Superfund sites are vulnerable to climate change, including 4 in Hudson...

PATRICK VILLANOVA / JERSEY JOURNAL - Four Superfund sites in Hudson County are located in areas that may be threatened by climate change [go to article]
Superfund sign

60% of toxic Superfund sites threatened by climate change, GAO finds

PHIL MCKENNA / INSIDECLIMATE NEWS - Sixty percent of the nation's heavily polluted Superfund sites — nearly 950 of them — are at risk [go to article]
nuclear power plant

Analysis: Does nuclear power slow or speed climate change?

AMORY B. LOVINS / FORTUNE - Most U.S. nuclear power plants cost more to run than they earn. Globally, the World Nuclear Industry Status [go to article]
new jersey environment, port newark

Opinion: Climate change is coming for global trade

JOSEPH CURTIN / FOREIGH POLICY - After the cold fall winds swirling around Hurricane Sandy pushed an enormous storm surge [go to article]
Hoboken flooded after Sandy

Opinion: N.J. needs a bolder plan to address climate change, environmental group says

ERIC BENSON / STAR-LEDGER - From toxic algal blooms, depleted fishing stocks, rising sea levels and increased flooding, the clock is ticking [go to article]

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