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Thursday, September 24, 2020

Climate Change

Malin Pinsky, Rutgers

Fish species forecast to migrate hundreds of miles northward as U.S. waters warm

BOB BERWYN / INSIDECLIMATE NEWS - Global warming will drive many of North America's fish species hundreds of miles northward, potentially costing coastal fishing communities [go to article]
Red knots and Horseshoe crabs, Delaware Bay

How has climate change affected birds in South Jersey?

VERNON OGRODNEK / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - All eyes were on the skies during a New Jersey Audubon birding festival in Cape May Point [go to article]
arctic melt, climate change, NASA

Arctic sea ice missed a record low this winter. Barely.

KENDRA PIERRE-LOUIS, NADJA POPOVICH and ADAM PEARCE / NEW YORK TIMES - Arctic sea ice behaves a bit like a human waistline, packing on weight in the winter [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]
heat wave, new jersey

New Jersey gets scorched by increasing number of extreme-heat days

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - If it seems as if summers are getting hotter, they are — at least from the perspective of more days when [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]
Cherry blossoms

Earlier spring can worsen global warming

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Plants have begun growing earlier in spring as Earth's climate has warmed, and it has been assumed [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]
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]

More natural gas isn’t a “middle ground” – it’s a climate disaster

DAVID ROBERTS / VOX - Expert opinion on climate change policy has been evolving quickly. The opinion of policymakers has not always kept up. One area where this split [go to article]

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