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‘Doing nothing is not an option’: Officials lay out plan to fight rising sea...

CBS - A new report is out on New Jersey beaches. It looks at issues like replenishment, as well as climate change [go to article]
Fishing boats, Cape May, NJ

Which Jersey Shore fishers will be hurt most by climate change?

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Commercial anglers who catch monkfish off the Jersey Shore are among those who may be impacted most by warming seas [go to article]

Could Hoboken become a national model for storm resiliency?

MARY ALICE WILLIAMS / NJTV NEWS - All of New Jersey was slammed by Superstorm Sandy, but Hoboken took it on the chin. Two-thirds of the city lies in FEMA’s flood zone [go to article]
Duke Farms

Researchers, scientists look for natural solutions to fight climate change

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Duke Farms is teaming with Rutgers University to explore a crucial issue facing New Jersey and the rest of the globe [go to article]
Beach replenishment

Opinion: Here’s how we can adapt to the rising sea along the New Jersey...

QIZHONG (GEORGE) GUO / STAR-LEDGER - In New Jersey’s effort to adapt to rising sea levels, we are facing infrastructure challenges on two fronts [go to article]

How is New Jersey protecting its coastline from flooding?

MARY ALICE WILLIAMS / NJTV NEWS - When it comes to shoring up the state against forces of nature unleashed by climate change, Superstorm Sandy [go to article]

NJ could need 2,700 miles of sea walls to defend against rising waters

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey would have to pay almost $25 billion to build almost 2,700 miles of seawalls to protect its coastal communities from anticipated sea-level rise by 2040 [go to article]
Electric car charger

Opinion: New Jersey needs more electric transit to fight climate change

BARBARA ROSEN and DEBRA COYLE McFADDEN / PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - Climate change is the greatest threat to public health of the 21st century [go to article]

Flesh-eating bacteria in New Jersey reveal one possible effect of climate change, study says

SUSAN SCUTTI / CNN - Climate change may lead to unlikely illnesses in unexpected places, new research suggests: In the past two years, five cases of Vibrio vulnificus [go to article]

Earth’s freshwater future: Extremes of flood and drought

ELLEN GRAY and JESSICA MERZDORF / NASA GODDARD SPACE FLIGHT CENTER - NASA satellites are a prominent tool for accounting for water, as it constantly cycles from water [go to article]

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