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Climate Change

new jersey environment news, climate change

U.S. report says humans cause climate change, contradicting top Trump officials

LISA FRIEDMAN and GLENN THRUSH / NY TIMES - Directly contradicting much of the Trump administration’s position on climate change [go to article]

Thousands of homes at Jersey Shore could be flooded, submerged by 2050

MARIELLE MONDON / PHILLY VOICE - New homeowners and prospective buyers of properties at the Jersey Shore could face extreme levels of flooding [go to article]
Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey

Opinion: It is not fear-mongering to appreciate the existential impact of climate change

TIM DILLINGHAM / PHILLY.COM - Hunkered down at home, under a “state of emergency” declared by Governor Christie, there’s something serious to be said about the weather [go to article]

Enviros fault Army Corps’ plan for defending NJ back bays from rising seas

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Environmental groups faulted some of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ latest ideas for defending New Jersey’s back bays [go to article]
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The world still isn’t meeting its climate goals

BRAD PLUMER and NADJA POPOVICH / NY TIMES - Three years after nearly 200 countries signed a landmark climate agreement in Paris, they are still far off-track [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

Sea level rise’s impact on property values will be greatest in N.J. Shore towns,...

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - Ocean City, N.J., faces the biggest hit to its property values from sea level rise on the eastern seaboard, surpassing even Miami Beach [go to article]
East Point Lighthouse

Climate change: Rising sea levels threaten historic lighthouses in NJ, across globe

WAYNE PARRY / AP / COURIER POST - Rising seas and erosion are threatening lighthouses around the U.S. and the world. Volunteers and cash-strapped [go to article]
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Losing Earth: The decade we almost stopped climate change

NATHANIEL RICH / NY TIMES - The world has warmed more than one degree Celsius since the Industrial Revolution. The Paris climate agreement — the nonbinding [go to article]
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Opinion: How workers, local unions can take the lead on climate change

TODD E. VACHON / NJ.COM - The bad news on climate change just got even worse. A report issued earlier this month by the United Nations' Intergovernmental [go to article]
new jersey environment news, stock market

Can we prepare for climate impacts without creating financial chaos?

GEOFF DEMBICKI / ENSIA - There is a perverse and hidden danger from climate change that few people, even those who unquestionably accept the science [go to article]

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