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Saturday, February 16, 2019

Climate Change

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Ocean warming is accelerating faster than thought, new research finds

KENDRA PIERRE-LOUIS / NEW YORK TIMES - Scientists say the world’s oceans are warming far more quickly than previously thought, a finding with dire implications [go to article]

U.S. carbon emissions surged in 2018 even as coal plants closed

BRAD PLUMER / NY TIMES - America’s carbon dioxide emissions rose by 3.4 percent in 2018, the biggest increase in eight years, according to a preliminary estimate [go to article]
Frank Pallone

As climate change rises to top of Democratic agenda, New Jersey’s Frank Pallone gains...

JONATHAN TAMARI / PHILLY.COM - Frank Pallone has waited a long time for this moment. The Democratic congressman from the Jersey Shore [go to article]
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Opinion: The case for “conditional optimism” on climate change

DAVID ROBERTS / VOX - Is there any hope on climate change, or are we just screwed? I hear this question all the time [go to article]
nj environment news, railroad tracks

Rising waters are drowning Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor

CHRISTOPHER FLAVELLE and JEREMY C.F. LIN / BLOOMBERG - By the middle of this century, climate change is likely to punch a hole through the busiest stretch of rail [go to article]
new jersey environment news, climate change

New Jersey sets CO2 limit for power plants as it slowly returns to climate...

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Gov. Phil Murphy's administration announced steps on Monday to return New Jersey to a group of Eastern states that places limits [go to article]

Pallone promises to hit the ground running with climate change hearings next session

LEAH MISHKIN / NJTV NEWS - A battle is brewing over environmental policy. In the face of multiple scientific studies concluding climate change is a growing threat [go to article]
Climate change talks COP 24 Poland

The Paris Accord promised a climate solution. Here’s where we are now.

SOMINI SENGUPTA / NY TIMES - World leaders struck an agreement three years ago in Paris to avert the worst effects of climate change, accepting not only that greenhouse [go to article]
Hoboken food, Sandy, new jersey

Opinion: Six things that will drastically change our lives in N.J. if we do...

ROBERT KOPP / STAR-LEDGER - On Black Friday, while many Americans were shopping or sleeping off Thanksgiving, the federal government released the second volume [go to article]
fishing boat

As climate change sends fish to colder waters, some boats follow

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Flipping through his captain’s log, Larry Colangelo looks at the water temperatures off Atlantic City’s coast this past summer [go to article]

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