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Climate Change

children play in floodwaters, Indonesia

Climate change poses threats to children’s health worldwide

KENDRA PIERRE-LOUIS / NY TIMES - The health effects of climate change will be unevenly distributed and children will be among those especially harmed [go to article]
Flood damage, Mantoloking after Hurricane Sandy

Facing rising sea levels, Jersey Shore voters still love Trump

MIKE KELLY / ASBURY PARK PRESS / NORTHJERSEY.COM - From the window of his second-floor office in the middle of a narrow barrier island [go to article]
Trenton, Delawre River, new jersey environment

New Jersey is the fastest warming state in the lower 48. What does that...

KYLE BAGENSTOSE / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - Real estate developer Michael Goldstein has an unusual hobby for a Trentonian: cross-country skiing [go to article]
Atlantic City, Sandy damage

How climate change is affecting Atlantic City

JOE MARTUCCI / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Atlantic City ranks near the top for New Jersey places most impacted by climate change [go to article]
Donald Trump

Trump serves notice to quit Paris Climate Agreement

LISA FRIEDMAN / NY TIMES - The Trump administration formally notified the United Nations on Monday that it would withdraw the United States from the Paris Agreement [go to article]
Mantoloking Sandy damage

Muni bonds contain new fine print: Beware of climate change

DANIELLE MORAN / BLOOMBERG - Investment banks have begun quietly sounding alarm bells about climate change. Their worries are showing up in the documents [go to article]
East Point Lighthouse

Environment officials move to protect NJ lighthouse considered among most vulnerable in nation

NBC NY 4 - New Jersey environmental officials are moving to protect a lighthouse on Delaware Bay considered one of the most vulnerable in the nation to rising seas [go to article]
Nj environment news, farming

‘I’m standing right here in the middle of climate change’: How USDA is failing...

HELENA BOTTEMILLER EVICH / POLITICO - Rick Oswald is standing on the doorstep of the white farmhouse where he grew up in Rock Port, Missouri, but [go to article]

What’s ahead for NJ – more tidal flooding, more battering from hurricanes?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - In the past four decades, the risk of tidal flooding doubled in New Jersey. Wind damage from hurricanes is no longer confined [go to article]

Phil Murphy says NJ still has a long way to go to deal with...

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - More branches of New Jersey state government will have to take into account current and future impacts of climate [go to article]

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