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Friday, April 19, 2019

Climate Change

jersey shore, new jersey, coast

Will climate change revive an old idea: A regional coastal commission?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT – Could climate change lead the state to embrace an idea it shunned more than three decades ago [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

The next five years will shape sea level rise for the next 300, study...

CHRIS MOONEY / WASHINGTON POST - The world is far off course from its goals in cutting greenhouse gas emissions — and research published Tuesday illustrates [go to article]
sandy flood, new jersey, shore

The latest climate threat for coastal cities: More rich people

CHRISTOPHER FLAVELLE / BLOOMBERG - When Hurricane Irma reached Florida’s Big Pine Key in September, it caused the floor of Terry and Sharon Baron’s cream-colored [go to article]
Superfund sign

More than 300 toxic Superfund sites threatened by climate change

WEATHER CHANNEL / AP - Nearly 2 million people in the U.S. live within a mile of 327 Superfund sites in areas prone to flooding or vulnerable to sea-level rise [go to article]
Camden, New Jersey

Climate change is a global injustice. A new study shows why.

UMAIR IRFAN / VOX - All efforts to fight climate change face the money test: Are the benefits of stopping global warming — and avoiding sea level rise [go to article]
NOAA flood map, new jersey

Opinion: It’s time to prepare for increased flooding due to sea level rise

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - Street flooding is not unusual in New Jersey’s coastal towns, especially during high tides [go to article]
Pruitt, EPA

In unprecedented move, EPA to block scientists who get agency funding from serving as...

JULIET EILPERIN, BRADY DENNIS and CHRIS MOONEY / WASHINGTON POST – Scott Pruitt, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, is poised to make [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]
Fishing boats, Cape May, NJ

Climate change moving fish north, threatening turf wars, study says

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - World conflict is likely to increase over access to fisheries, as species move north in response to a warming ocean [go to article]
solar, wind energy

Climate change policy can be overwhelming. Here’s a guide to the policies that work.

DAVID ROBERTS / VOX - Climate change is such a large and sprawling problem — there are so many forces involved, so many decision makers at so many levels [go to article]

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