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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Climate Change

Mantoloking Sandy damage

The effects of climate change in New Jersey are already here. They’re everywhere.

SCOTT FALLON and ANDREW FORD / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Disease-carrying mosquitoes and ticks are an increased threat in New Jersey [go to article]
Hoboken food, Sandy, new jersey

Why New Jersey streets are not ready for the escalating flash floods driven by...

ALEXIS SHANES and SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Many cellphones in North Jersey squawked alerts repeatedly this summer about potential flash floods [go to article]
new jersey environment news, stock market

Climate change could cost the U.S. up to 10.5 percent of its GDP by...

ANDREW FREEDMAN / WASHINGTON POST - Extreme weather events, cuts to worker productivity and other effects of climate change could cause major global economic [go to article]
Solar installation on commercial rooftop in Secaucus NJ

Fighting climate change will help economic growth, study finds

CATHERINE BOSLEY / BLOOMBERG - Slowing the pace of climate change in line with the Paris Agreement has clear economic benefits as global warming [go to article]

Due to climate change, New Jersey is one of nation’s top hot spots

WNYC - Among climate change experts, 2 degrees Celsius is a key indicator. A United Nations panel on climate change warns if the earth warms [go to audio/video]

2°C: Beyond the limit

STEVEN MUFSON, CHRIS MOONEY, JULIET EILPERIN, and JOHN MUYSKENS / WASHINGTON POST - Before climate change thawed the winters of New Jersey, this lake hosted boisterous wintertime carnivals. As many as 15,000 skaters [go to article]
Belmar flooded by Hurricane Sandy

Estimate revised up of new Shore homes imperiled by sea-level rise, storm surge

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Climate scientists and real-estate experts have revised up their estimate for the number of recently built homes [go to article]
heat wave, new jersey

The hottest months in NJ since records began

COLLEEN O'DEA / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Complaints about this summer’s heat and humidity have been justified: Last month was the fifth hottest July [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

Who will pay for the huge costs of holding back rising seas?

JIM MORRISON / YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - For cities in the United States, the price of infrastructure projects to combat rising seas and intensifying storms [go to article]
Nj environment news, farming

Climate change threatens the world’s food supply, United Nations warns

CHRISTOPHER FLAVELLE / NY TIMES - The world’s land and water resources are being exploited at “unprecedented rates,” a new United Nations report warns [go to article]

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