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Climate Change

New York Harbor, Manhattan

Should New York build a storm surge barrier?

SARAH FECHT / STATE OF THE PLANET - It’s been seven years since Superstorm Sandy brought the city that never sleeps to a grinding halt [go to article]
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Video: There are benefits to addressing climate change beyond reducing greenhouse gases

NJ CLIMATE ADAPTATION ALLIANCE - Climate action sparks technological innovation. Rick Thigpen of PSEG discusses economic and health benefits of fighting climate change [go to video]
Electric car charger

Plugging away at climate change with electric vehicles, chargers

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state's transportation sector is the state's biggest contributor to greenhouse-gas pollution, but getting more EVs [go to article]
Fishing boats, Cape May, NJ

Your dinner might be swimming North thanks to climate change, Rutgers study says

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - Climate change is making oceans warmer and the fish are taking flight [go to article]

NJ faces growing health threat from virus-carrying mosquitoes

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey officials are bracing for the start of this year’s mosquito season amid growing signs that a warming climate is creating [go to article]
Zinke, Trump and Pence

Trump administration sees a 7-degree rise in global temperatures by 2100

JULIET EILPERIN, BRADY DENNIS and CHRIS MOONEY / WASHINGTON POST - Last month, deep in a 500-page environmental impact statement, the Trump administration [go to article]
shellfish, ocean acidification

Ocean acidification is deadly threat to marine life, finds eight-year study

FIONA HARVEY / THE GUARDIAN - If the outlook for marine life was already looking bleak – torrents of plastic that can suffocate [go to article]
new jersey environment news, stock market

With climate losses rising, central banks push greener finance

REED LANDBERG / BLOOMBERG - With insurers shouldering a record $160 billion in climate-related losses from last year alone, a group including 30 central banks [go to article]
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What will it take to get the state to 100% renewable energy?

MARY ALICE WILLIAMS / NJTV NEWS - With the state already starting to weather the effects of climate change — more intense storms, higher temperatures and rising seas [watch video]
jersey shore dunes, new jersey environment

For Jersey Shore homeowners, hurricane and flood threats are worth the risk

ELLIE RUSHING / PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - When Hurricane Sandy’s floodwaters ravaged the first floor of Frank Cattie’s Ocean City, N.J., home, he assessed [go to article]

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