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Climate Change

Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

‘Geography of risk’ calculates who pays when a storm comes to shore

FRESH AIR / NPR - Journalist Gilbert Gaul says Americans have chosen to build $3 trillion worth of property in some of the riskiest places on earth – the barrier islands [listen to audio]
Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey

The stark inequality of climate change

RACHEL RIEDERER / THE NEW YORKER - As Hurricane Florence moved across the Atlantic in early September of 2018, state officials issued evacuation [go to article]
Belmar flooded by Hurricane Sandy

Bank regulators present a dire warning of financial risks from climate change

CHRISTOPHER FLAVELLE / NY TIMES - Home values could fall significantly. Banks could stop lending to flood-prone communities [go to article]
Climate Strike, There is no planet B

Climate change seen as ‘crisis or major problem’ by majority of New Jerseyans, says...

JACK MCLOONE / ASBURY PARK PRESS - As the climate change debate rages on, a large portion of New Jerseyans have made up their minds [go to article]
Farmland in Kingwood, NJ

Climate change stresses New Jersey farmers

AMANDA OGLESBY / ASBURY PARK PRESS / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Grapes are delicate fruits — it doesn't take much to ruin a harvest [go to article]
Grapes, wine, new jersey

How will climate change alter agriculture? Winemakers are finding out

ERIC ASIMOV /NY TIMES - Wine, which is among the most sensitive and nuanced of agricultural products, demonstrates how climate change is transforming [go to article]

New Jersey may lose its state bird to climate change, environmental report says

RODRIGO TORREJON and ALEXIS SHANES / NORTHJERSEY.COM - New Jersey is in danger of losing its state bird — the goldfinch — during the summer [go to article]
nj environment news, cars in traffic

NJ in new regional effort to cap vehicle emissions

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - In what could amount to the most significant regional effort yet to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, 12 states have issued a draft policy [go to article]
Ghost forest, Delaware Bayshore, New Jersey

As sea levels rise, so do ghost forests

MOISES VELASQUEZ-MANOFF / NY TIMES - Up and down the mid-Atlantic coast, sea levels are rising rapidly, creating stands of dead trees — often bleached [go to article]
jersey shore dunes, new jersey environment

For Jersey Shore homeowners, hurricane and flood threats are worth the risk

ELLIE RUSHING / PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - When Hurricane Sandy’s floodwaters ravaged the first floor of Frank Cattie’s Ocean City, N.J., home, he assessed [go to article]

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