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Climate Change

Frank Pallone

Powerful N.J. congressman unveils new national plan to battle climate change

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - New Jersey’s most powerful congressman is pushing a new vision for how America should deal with climate change [go to article]

2019 was the second-hottest year ever, closing out the warmest decade

HENRY FOUNTAIN and NADJA POPOVICH / NY TIMES - The past decade was the hottest on record, government researchers announced on Wednesday, the latest sign [go to article]

Racist housing practices from the 1930s linked to hotter neighborhoods today

MEG ANDERSON / NPR - In cities around the country, if you want to understand the history of a neighborhood, you might want to do the same thing you'd do [go to article]
Coral bleaching at Heron Island

2019 was a record year for ocean temperatures, data show

KENDRA PIERRE-LOUIS / NY TIMES - Last year was the warmest year on record for the world’s oceans, part of a long-term warming trend, according to a study [go to article]

Climate change: 2019 was 10th warmest year on record for New Jersey

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - New Jersey saw its 10th warmest year on record in 2019, echoing a global trend that has seen sea levels rise and extreme weather [go to article]
Trump NEPA announcement

Trump moves to limit environmental reviews, erase climate change from NEPA considerations

MARIANNE LAVELLE / INSIDECLIMATE NEWS - President Donald Trump on Thursday proposed sharply limiting environmental reviews of pipelines and other [go to article]
forest fire

As Australia burns, the same ingredients for disaster are found in N.J.

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM – Apocalyptic scenes from Australia — products of historic, sweeping wildfires in the country’s southern region — have gripped [go to article]

Commentary: By turning to clean energy, we can fight the health impacts of climate...

NANCY GRIFFETH and VALERIE GRIFFETH / STAR-LEDGER - The two leading causes of death in New Jersey are heart disease and cancer, conditions made worse [go to article]

In New Jersey, a slow-motion evacuation from climate change

WAYNE PARRY and TED SHAFFREY / NBC – Housing is in high demand in the heavily populated northeastern United States. But in Woodbridge [go to article]

As new report warns of rapidly rising seas, officials push for action on climate...

MICHAEL HILL / NJTV NEWS - The state Department of Environmental Protection and scientists are urging prompt and meaningful action [go to article]

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