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Thursday, June 27, 2019

Climate Change

It’s not your imagination. Allergy season gets worse every year.

UMAIR IRFAN / VOX - The weather is warming. The flowers are blooming. Noses are running. Eyes are watering [go to article]

As the climate crisis worsens, cities turn to parks

SARAH GIBBENS / NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC - City parks have long been a place for urban residents surrounded by the gray of asphalt and concrete [go to article]

E.P.A. could get thousands of deaths off the books by changing its math

LISA FRIEDMAN / NY TIMES - The Environmental Protection Agency plans to adopt a new method for projecting the future health risks of air pollution [go to article]
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CO2 concentrations hit highest levels in 3 million years

YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - The concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere hit 415.39 parts per million (ppm) over the weekend [go to article]
New Jersey Environment News, climate change

Get ready for more back-to-back heat waves, study says

JUSTINE CALMA / GRIST - Last July, temperatures in Waco, Texas reached an all-time high of 114 degrees Fahrenheit. It was was the 12th day in a row [go to article]

In battle to counteract climate change, a new reason to hug trees

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Is New Jersey doing enough to protect its 2 million acres of forests — one of the most effective tools [go to article]
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Can we prepare for climate impacts without creating financial chaos?

GEOFF DEMBICKI / ENSIA - There is a perverse and hidden danger from climate change that few people, even those who unquestionably accept the science [go to article]
Cohansey River, Delaware Bay

Coastal recovery: Bringing a damaged wetland back to life

JIM MORRISON / YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - An ambitious wetlands restoration project is underway on Delaware Bay, where scientists are using innovative [go to article]
Delaware Bayshore, New Jersey

For Bayshore climate warrior, environmental threat is personal

ROWAN TODAY - Meghan Wren’s passion for the Delaware Bay community where she lives and works runs deep, from her endangered island [go to article]

Enviros fault Army Corps’ plan for defending NJ back bays from rising seas

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Environmental groups faulted some of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ latest ideas for defending New Jersey’s back bays [go to article]

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