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Friday, April 19, 2019

Climate Change

Hurricane Harvey, NASA, Hundson River, Jersey City, NJ Environment News

Wall Street embraces weather risk in new era of storms

BRIAN K. SULLIVAN, ALEXANDRA SEMENOVA, and ERIC ROSTON / BLOOMBERG - Every uptick in wind speed along the Gulf of Mexico shoreline is of enormous interest [go to article]
Ortley Beach, Superstrom Sandy damage 2012, new jersey

Climate change could make insurance too expensive for most people – report

ARTHUR NESLEN / THE GUARDIAN - Insurers have warned that climate change could make cover for ordinary people unaffordable after the world’s largest reinsurance firm [go to article]

How climate change will put billions more at risk of mosquito-borne diseases

VICKY STEIN / PBS - Climate change doesn’t just shift weather patterns. It can force the migration of plants, people, animals, bugs — and disease [go to article]
sandy flood, new jersey, shore

Wall Street is masking the true cost of climate change for coastal homes

JAMES TARMY / BLOOMBERG - Last November, less than a month after someone paid more than $1 million for an oceanfront house on New York’s Fire Island, a narrow strip [go to article]
new jersey solar power, wind energy

Despite favorable political winds, scant progress in NJ on climate change

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - With an aggressive clean-energy agenda and an administration committed to fighting climate change, New Jersey seemingly [go to article]

Hurricanes to deliver a bigger punch to coasts

RYAN P. MULLIGAN / THE CONVERSATION - When tropical cyclone Idai made landfall near Beira, Mozambique on March 14, a spokesperson [go to article]
Climate Strike, There is no planet B

Protesting students across N.J. skip school, join global ‘climate strike’ to preserve their future

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - Hundreds of students around New Jersey skipped school Friday for a cause that runs much deeper than a typical day of hooky [go to article]
Climate strike

Hundreds of kids across N.J. plan to skip school because leaders aren’t addressing climate...

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - On Friday, kids across the Garden State will skip school for a global cause. Students in New Jersey, across the United States [go to article]
deer tick, new jersey environment news

Mild winter, wet 2018 may cause surge in ticks in NJ, Northeast

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A mild winter coupled with an excessively rainy 2018 may lead to a surge in the number of ticks capable of transmitting Lyme disease [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

Barriers, flood walls could help protect back bays, Army Corps says

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Get ready for storm-surge barriers, floodwalls, and levees to protect New Jersey’s flood-prone back bays from sea-level rise [go to article]

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