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Friday, December 14, 2018

Climate Change

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]
climate change, UN

With Murphy in charge, N.J. is looking to uphold Paris Accord

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - After President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris Climate Accord on June 1, supporters in the U.S. [go to article]
monarch butterflies, new jersey wildlife

Monarch butterfly migration was off this year and researchers are worried

JOE TREZZA / WASHINGTON POST - Thanksgiving was right around the corner, and a sizable number of one of America’s most famous migrants could be seen still sputtering [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 Florence’s rains may be 50% worse thanks to climate change

LAURA PARKER / NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC - The catastrophic rains expected to accompany Hurricane Florence along the U.S. East Coast can be blamed [go to article]
NOAA flood map, new jersey

Seeing red on climate

ZOYA TEIRSTEIN / GRIST - Todd Tanner has a pretty sweet offer for his fellow Montanans: a new shotgun in exchange for science-based evidence that he’s wrong about climate change [go to article]
RGGI new jersey

New Jersey governor requests to rejoin environmental pact

AP/WASHINGTON POST - New Jersey’s governor asked member states of a regional environmental pact on Monday to let his state rejoin the group [go to article]

Greenhouse gas emissions rose last year. Here are the top 5 reasons.

BRAD PLUMER / NEW YORK TIMES - If the world wants to avoid drastic global warming this century, we’ll need to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions sharply [go to article]
Temperature map

Where are America’s winters warming the most? In cold places.

NADJA POPOVICH and BLACKI MIGLIOZZI / NEW YORK TIMES - Winters in the United States have gotten warmer in the past 30 years, and some of the coldest parts [go to article]
Hoboken food, Sandy, new jersey

Cutting greenhouse gas emissions would help thwart threat from rising seas

CLAIMS JOURNAL - Coastal cities worldwide would face a reduced threat from sea level rise if society reduced greenhouse gas emissions, with especially significant benefits [go to article]

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