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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Climate Change

Green New Deal protest

Wall Street is more than willing to fund the Green New Deal

KATIA DMITRIEVA and EMILY CHASAN / BLOOMBERG - Even before Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York and Senator Ed Markey of Massachusetts [go to article]
Hurricane Harvey, NASA, Hundson River, Jersey City, NJ Environment News

Hurricanes are strengthening faster in the Atlantic, and climate change is a big reason...

CHRIS MOONEY and BRADY DENNIS / WASHINGTON POST - A group of top hurricane experts, including several federal researchers at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [go to article]
Belmar flooded by Hurricane Sandy

Editorial: Shore towns should look at greener solutions to climate change challenges

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Egg Harbor Township has applied for a federal grant of $2.4 million to tear down four eyesore motels in West Atlantic City as a way to mitigate flooding [go to article]

In A.C., farmers talk climate change

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The predicted effects of a warming planet on Garden State farmers are grim: crop failures, plant diseases and an influx of pests [go to article]
new jersey environment news, air pollution

Fine print: Taking a harder look at greenhouse-gas emissions in New Jersey

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - There is not much climate-change denial in New Jersey. Hurricane Sandy and a slew of other extreme storms ended that debate [go to article]

It’s official: 2018 was the fourth-warmest year on record

JOHN SCHWARTZ and NADJA POPOVICH / NY TIMES - NASA scientists announced Wednesday that the Earth’s average surface temperature in 2018 was the fourth highest [go to article]
Green New Deal protest

There’s now an official Green New Deal. Here’s what’s in it.

DAVID ROBERTS / VOX - The Green New Deal has become an incredibly hot item on the political agenda, but to date, it has remained somewhat ill defined. It’s a broad [go to article]
arctic melt, climate change, NASA

The false choice between economic growth and combatting climate change

CAROLYN KORMANN / THE NEW YORKER - In 1974, the economist William Nordhaus described the transition from a “cowboy economy” to a “spaceship economy” [go to article]
RGGI new jersey

New Jersey looks to rejoin RGGI to tackle greenhouse gas emissions

DANA BATE / WHYY - Seven and a half years ago, then-Gov. Chris Christie pulled New Jersey out of a regional cap-and-trade effort to lower greenhouse-gas [go to article]
Horseshoe Ferns and forest at Horseshoe Bend Preserve in Kingwood, NJ

As climate warms, plants will absorb less CO2, study finds

KENDRA PIERRE-LOUIS / NY TIMES - The last time the atmosphere contained as much carbon dioxide as it does now, birdlike dinosaurs roamed what was then [go to article]

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