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Friday, December 14, 2018

Climate Change


NJ towns experiencing more frequent flood events as climate gets wetter

BRENDA FLANAGAN / NJTV NEWS - The Passaic River quietly invaded Frank Chillemi’s backyard in Fairfield again as weekend rains pushed the river a foot over flood stage [go to article/video]
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Editorial: Climate change report cannot be ignored

NORTHJERSEY.COM - In media vernacular, it’s called a news dump. When government officials — or anyone, really — have information [go to article]
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Editorial: Now Trump doesn’t believe his own scientists on climate change

STAR-LEDGER - On Black Friday, the holiday of rampant consumerism, President Trump's administration released its scientific report on the dire threat of climate change [go to article]
new jersey environment news, air pollution

Smith aims to get state on faster track to reducing greenhouse-gas emissions

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state will have to ramp up efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions to achieve aggressive targets to reduce carbon pollution [go to article]
Hurricane Harvey, NASA, Hundson River, Jersey City, NJ Environment News

U.S. Climate report warns of damaged environment and shrinking economy

CORAL DAVENPORT and KENDRA PIERRE-LOUIS / NY TIMES - A major scientific report issued by 13 federal agencies on Friday presents the starkest warnings [go to article]

Federal report on climate change has grim warnings for New Jersey

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Heat waves, coastal flooding, warmer oceans, and rising sea levels threaten the Northeast region’s environmental and economic [go to article]
Mantoloking Sandy damage

Americans will pay billions more for climate change, and that’s the best case

ERIC ROSTON / BLOOMBERG - The Trump administration just published a major report documenting the advance of climate change, weeks earlier than expected [go to article]
East Point Lighthouse

Climate change: Rising sea levels threaten historic lighthouses in NJ, across globe

WAYNE PARRY / AP / COURIER POST - Rising seas and erosion are threatening lighthouses around the U.S. and the world. Volunteers and cash-strapped [go to article]
Rockwell's Freedom from Want

Debunking climate change myths: A Thanksgiving conversation guide

INSIDECLIMATE NEWS - Despite the unmistakable evidence that climate change is happening and that the effects we're already experiencing are mostly caused [go to article]
solar, wind energy

Climate change policy can be overwhelming. Here’s a guide to the policies that work.

DAVID ROBERTS / VOX - Climate change is such a large and sprawling problem — there are so many forces involved, so many decision makers at so many levels [go to article]

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