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Climate Change

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Stark differences in climate impacts between 1.5 and 2 degrees of warming

YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - A difference of just half a degree of global warming, from 1.5 to 2 degrees Celsius, would mean that an additional 5 million people worldwide [go to article]
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Bomb cyclones, nor’easters and the messy relationship between weather and climate

CAROLYN KORMANN / NEW YORKER - After three frigid nor’easters in less than two weeks, even the most devout prophet of climate change could be forgiven [go to article]
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Where are America’s winters warming the most? In cold places.

NADJA POPOVICH and BLACKI MIGLIOZZI / NEW YORK TIMES - Winters in the United States have gotten warmer in the past 30 years, and some of the coldest parts [go to article]
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FEMA strips mention of ‘climate change’ from its strategic plan

CHRISTOPHER FLAVELLE / BLOOMBERG - The Federal Emergency Management Agency, responsible for dealing with the effects of disasters like hurricanes and floods [go to article]
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Hey N.J., more snow, stronger storms will be the new normal as Arctic warms

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - Just after two nor'easters pounded New Jersey in a six day span, and as a third brushed parts of the state, Rutgers researchers [go to article]
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Plugging away at climate change with electric vehicles, chargers

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state's transportation sector is the state's biggest contributor to greenhouse-gas pollution, but getting more EVs [go to article]
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New Jersey governor requests to rejoin environmental pact

AP/WASHINGTON POST - New Jersey’s governor asked member states of a regional environmental pact on Monday to let his state rejoin the group [go to article]
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Breaking with Trump, N.J. buys into Paris Climate Accord

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - President Donald Trump may not think much of the Paris Climate Accord, but that's not stopping New Jersey [go to article]
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The next five years will shape sea level rise for the next 300, study...

CHRIS MOONEY / WASHINGTON POST - The world is far off course from its goals in cutting greenhouse gas emissions — and research published Tuesday illustrates [go to article]
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A new view on climate change

PAM HERSH / CENTRALJERSEY.COM - On the cold, windy, dreary February day when Punxsutawney Phil predicted six more weeks of winter, my mind kept drifting [go to article]

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