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Monday, October 15, 2018

Climate Change

new jersey environment, Jershey Shore

Global sea levels could rise 8 feet by 2100, more in NJ, Rutgers study...

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - By the dawn of the next century, South Jersey’s barrier islands will pretty much disappear at high tide, based on data [go to article]

Battered by Sandy, New Jersey plans against sea level rise

WAYNE PARRY / AP / NJ HERALD - New Jersey is working on a plan to better protect its coast and inland waterways from the effects of sea level rise and severe storms [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

Major climate report describes a strong risk of crisis as early as 2040

CORAL DAVENPORT / NY TIMES - A landmark report from the United Nations’ scientific panel on climate change paints a far more dire picture of the immediate consequences [go to article]

The climate outlook is dire. So, what’s next?

SOMINI SENGUPTA / NY TIMES - Now that the bad news has dropped, what is the world going to do? A report issued Sunday by 91 scientists painted a stark portrait of how [go to article]
arctic melt, climate change, NASA

Climate change will get worse. These investors are betting on it

CHRISTOPHER FLAVELLE / BLOOMBERG - A top investment strategist for JPMorgan Asset Management sent a note to clients earlier this year with a dire forecast [go to article]
Ortley Beach, Superstrom Sandy damage 2012, new jersey

As storms keep coming, FEMA spends billions in ‘cycle’ of damage and repair

KEVIN SACK and JOHN SCHWARTZ / NY TIMES - In the exact spot where Hurricane Katrina demolished the Plaquemines Parish Detention Center, a new $105 million jail [go to article]
Cherry blossoms

Earlier spring can worsen global warming

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Plants have begun growing earlier in spring as Earth's climate has warmed, and it has been assumed [go to article]

New wrinkle in climate: Plants’ reaction may worsen Earth’s warming

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - High levels of carbon dioxide in the air from fossil fuel burning will thicken plant leaves, making plants [go to article]
marsh, delaware bay, new jersey

State’s tidal wetlands could be swamped by rising seas – report

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Roughly half the tidal wetlands in the metropolitan area are at risk of being submerged by the end of the century as sea levels rise [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

Coastal flooding in the U.S. is happening twice as often at high tide

SARAH KENNEDY / YALE CLIMATE CONNECTIONS - The sun is shining, birds are chirping, and … your street is flooded? So-called “nuisance flooding” happens [go to article]

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