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Climate Change

Governor Murphy unveils Energy Master Plan

New Jersey takes first step toward reducing greenhouse gases under Murphy energy plan

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Gov. Phil Murphy unveiled his much-anticipated energy master plan on Monday, echoing his prior calls to drastically reduce [go to article]
Flood damage, Mantoloking after Hurricane Sandy

With 130-mile coast, New Jersey marks a first in climate change fight

TRACEY TULLY / NY TIMES - New Jersey will become the first state to require that builders take into account the impact of climate change, including rising sea levels [go to article]
Grapes on the vine

Climate change could shrink more than half of all wine regions. What will it...

FRANK KUMMER / PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - Never heard of mourvedre? You might want to develop a taste for the rustic, full-bodied red wine because it could [go to article]
Rutgers University, New Brunswick

Rutgers addresses climate change, takes step toward climate action and carbon neutrality

ALEXIS SHANES / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A Rutgers University task force on Friday called for the school to conduct a greenhouse gas audit and expand its use [go to article]
New York Harbor, Manhattan

The $119 billion sea wall that could defend New York … or not

ANNE BARNARD / NY TIMES - Picture a storm charging toward New York City, pushing a surge of seawater like the one that flooded the region during [go to article]
Flood, Passaic River, Hurricane Irene

As climate risks worsen, U.S. flood buyouts fail to meet the need

ROB MOORE / YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - After historic floods in October 2015, residents of the Shadowmoss neighborhood in Charleston, South Carolina [go to article]
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]
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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]
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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]

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