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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Climate Change

Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

As sea levels rise, some ask: ‘When is it time to retreat?’

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Standing outside her Lakes Bay home, Ailyn Deguzman points to a 4-foot-long wooden log blocking the gravel driveway [go to article]
Greenland Iceberg, climate

Greenland’s melting ice nears a ‘tipping point,’ scientists say

JOHN SCHWARTZ / NY TIMES - Greenland’s enormous ice sheet is melting at such an accelerated rate that it may have reached a “tipping point” and could become a major [go to article]
Murphy announces fracking ban

Climate change in NJ: Grading Phil Murphy’s first year

RUSS ZIMMER / APP.COM - Inch by inch, over the next several decades, the Atlantic Ocean is going to claim more of the barrier islands and low-lying coastal areas [go to article]
Repairing electric in PATH tunnel after Sandy

Climate change’s giant impact on the economy: 4 key issues

NEIL IRWIN / NY TIMES - By now, it’s clear that climate change poses environmental risks beyond anything seen in the modern age. But we’re only starting to come to grips [go to article]
Produce at the HLT farmers market in Flemington, NJ

Opinion: ‘Regenerative agriculture’ has climate, health benefits

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - What does organic farming have to do with climate change, cancer, nutrition and food security? [go to article]
pipeline, energy, natural gas, new jersey

To hold warming to 1.5 degrees, study says nations must stop building new fossil...

YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - If nations commit immediately not to replace fossil fuel infrastructure as it reaches the end of its expected lifetime, the world would [go to article]
delaware bay, new jersey environment

Ocean temperatures hit unwanted record

SAMANTHA PAGE / COSMOS - 2018 was the hottest year on record for the world’s oceans, new research reveals [go to article]
NOAA flood map, new jersey

Along the East Coast, rainy days, high tides and sea rise make floods a...

NIGEL CHIWAYA / NBC NEWS - Flooding is becoming a way of life along the Mid-Atlantic coast [go to article]
new jersey environment news, air pollution

A surge of climate lawsuits targets human rights, damage from fossil fuels

NICHOLAS KUSNETZ / INSIDECLIMATENEWS.COM - A climate denier is in the White House, pushing policies that will boost emissions. Congress is doing nothing [go to article]

Lots of rain in 2018 made local rivers run high and fast. Will climate...

DANA BATE / WHYY - If you remember 2018 as being one rainstorm after the next, you aren’t far off [go to article]

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