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Climate Change

New Jersey Environment News, climate change

2017 was second hottest year on record, after sizzling 2016: report

ALISTER DOYLE / REUTERS - Last year was the second hottest worldwide on record, just behind a sweltering 2016, with signs of climate change ranging from wildfires [go to article]

E.P.A. could get thousands of deaths off the books by changing its math

LISA FRIEDMAN / NY TIMES - The Environmental Protection Agency plans to adopt a new method for projecting the future health risks of air pollution [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]
black sea bass

Warming waters spark marine migration, fish wars

ROB HOTAKAINEN / E&E NEWS - The warming waters associated with climate change are creating big ripple effects across fishing communities, including in this picturesque [go to article]
Mantoloking Sandy damage

The effects of climate change in New Jersey are already here. They’re everywhere.

SCOTT FALLON and ANDREW FORD / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Disease-carrying mosquitoes and ticks are an increased threat in New Jersey [go to article]
superstorm sandy, coastal flooding, jersey shore

Stark differences in climate impacts between 1.5 and 2 degrees of warming

YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - A difference of just half a degree of global warming, from 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius, would mean that an additional 5 million people worldwide [go to article]
Belmar flooded by Hurricane Sandy

‘We’re moving to higher ground’: America’s era of climate mass migration is here

OLIVER MILMAN / THE GUARDIAN - After her house flooded for the third year in a row, Elizabeth Boineau was ready to flee. She packed her possessions into dozens of boxes [go to article]
Global warming model

Opinion: Time to panic

DAVID WALLACE-WELLS / NY TIMES - The age of climate panic is here. Last summer, a heat wave baked the entire Northern Hemisphere, killing dozens [go to article]
Cohansey River, Delaware Bay

Coastal recovery: Bringing a damaged wetland back to life

JIM MORRISON / YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - An ambitious wetlands restoration project is underway on Delaware Bay, where scientists are using innovative [go to article]

How climate change could affect your favorite New Jersey beer

JOE MARTUCCI / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Saturday is National Beer Day: a day to celebrate the suds we love. However, climate change threatens to flatten [go to article]

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