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Sunday, May 26, 2019

Climate Change


How record heat wreaked havoc on four continents

SOMINI SENGUPTA, TIFFANY MAY and ZIA UR-REHMAN / NY TIES - Expect more. That’s the verdict of climate scientists to the record-high temperatures this spring [go to article]

Credit downgrades imminent for cities unprepared for climate impacts, study says

JENNIFER DORROH / CLIMATE LIABILITY NEWS - Many U.S. coastal communities, unprepared for flooding and other effects of global warming-driven sea level rise [go to article]
Delaware Bayshore, New Jersey

Surrendering to rising seas

JEN SCHWARTZ / SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN - Monique Coleman's basement was still wet with saltwater when the rallying began. Just days after Superstorm Sandy [go to article]
Repairing electric in PATH tunnel after Sandy

Rising seas could cause problems for internet infrastructure

REBECCA HERSHER / NPR - The dense network of cables that make up the internet is likely to be inundated with saltwater as sea levels rise, a new analysis suggests [go to article]
new jersey environment news, air pollution

Opinion: Governor must ensure climate program protects NJ’s most vulnerable

REV. FLETCHER HARPER / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Three years ago, following the release of Pope Francis’s environmental encyclical Laudato Si’, GreenFaith organized thousands [go to article]
Camden rowhouses

Opinion: How N.J. forces the poor to finance the fight on climate

TOM MORAN / STAR-LEDGER - In Newark's South Ward, friends and family gathered at their church Wednesday morning to say good-bye to Linda Daniels, a 68-year-old [go to article]

Nights are warming faster than days. Here’s why that’s dangerous.

KENDRA PIERRE-LOUIS and NADJA POPOVICH / NEW YORK TIMES -  July kicked off with searingly hot temperatures for most Americans this year [go to article]
Fishing boats, Cape May, NJ

Editorial: Shifting fish giving New Jersey an early global warming challenge

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The slow warming of the Earth someday will require difficult adaptations in many sectors of society, for example farming, energy and insurance [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]
Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey

Editorial: Warming ocean changing NJ storms, mostly for the worse

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The world is warming, especially its oceans, and that should be a special concern for those living along the coast or even regularly visiting there [go to article]

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