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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Climate Change

climate change, UN

To move Paris accord forward, bring cities and companies on board

DANIEL C. ESTY and ​PETER BOYD / YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - Reaching the goals set out in the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change depends in large part on the leadership [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

New Jersey shore sees sea level change — and it can’t be denied

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Four nor’easters hit New Jersey in March, disrupting everyday life, flooding coastal streets and forcing some island [go to article]
new jersey environment news, Trump

5 ways Trump’s clean power rollback strips away health, climate protections

JOHN H. CUSHMAN JR. / INSIDECLIMATE NEWS - The Trump administration has proposed to replace the nation's landmark climate regulations with a watered-down version [go to article]
Ghost forest, Delaware Bayshore, New Jersey

Old trees on the brink

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - Dark water formed an eddy around Steve Eisenhauer’s boots as they sank into the muck at the base of a 90-foot blackgum tree [go to article]
New York Harbor, Manhattan

Earth’s oceans could rise over 6 feet by 2100 as polar ice melts, swamping...

DOYLE RICE / USA TODAY - Miami? Underwater. Norfolk? Swamped. New York City? Fuggedaboutit [go to article]
arctic melt, climate change, NASA

A new view on climate change

PAM HERSH / CENTRALJERSEY.COM - On the cold, windy, dreary February day when Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter, my mind kept drifting [go to article]
delaware bay, new jersey environment

Ocean temperatures hit unwanted record

SAMANTHA PAGE / COSMOS - 2018 was the hottest year on record for the world’s oceans, new research reveals [go to article]
new jersey environment news, stock market

BlackRock urges investors to rethink climate risk vulnerability

CHRIS SEEKINGS / THE ACTUARY - Investors are consistently underpricing the potential impacts of climate change on their assets, and need to reassess their vulnerability [go to article]
Saltmarsh Sparrow, Cape May

Endangered sparrows are facing extinction with future sea-level rise

CHRISSY SEXTON / EARTH.COM - A new study from the Oxford University Press is warning that some species of sparrows will vanish before the end of this century [go to article]
new jersey environment, port newark

Port Authority adopts plans to cut its carbon emissions to address climate change

CURTIS TATE / NORTHJERSEY.COM - The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey is going all-in on the fight against climate change [go to article]

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