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Why this August may end up the hottest ever in New Jersey

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Blame the humidity. Those dreaded, oppressive, microscopic droplets of water mist are responsible for making this August possibly the warmest in 123 years [go to article]
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Why a quiet hurricane season isn’t necessarily a good thing

WILLIE DRYE / NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC - Forecasters at Colorado State University say the approaching peak of the 2018 hurricane season will be relatively quiet in the Atlantic Basin [go to article]
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Climate change has already hit home prices, led by Jersey Shore

CHRISTOPHER FLAVELLE / BLOOMBERG - Sea-level rise is already hitting home prices along the Atlantic Coast, new data shows – and nowhere harder [go to article]
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Opinion: The local implications of home size and climate change

MAURIE J. COHEN / CENTRALJERSEY.COM - My wife recently alerted me to a The New York Times article reporting about how planners in Princeton were enthusiastically [go to article]
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2018 is shaping up to be the fourth-hottest year. Yet we’re still not prepared...

SOMINI SENGUPTA / NY TIMES - This summer of fire and swelter looks a lot like the future that scientists have been warning about in the era of climate change [go to article]
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Losing Earth: The decade we almost stopped climate change

NATHANIEL RICH / NY TIMES - The world has warmed more than one degree Celsius since the Industrial Revolution. The Paris climate agreement — the nonbinding [go to article]
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Opinion: Doctor’s orders – Climate change is bad for your health. N.J. needs strong...

STEVEN MARCUS / NJ.COM - Gov. Phil Murphy has taken some important steps to set a new direction for New Jersey's environment and energy policy [go to article]

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]
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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]

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