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Saturday, December 14, 2019

Climate Change

Mantoloking Sandy damage

Muni bonds contain new fine print: Beware of climate change

DANIELLE MORAN / BLOOMBERG - Investment banks have begun quietly sounding alarm bells about climate change. Their worries are showing up in the documents [go to article]
East Point Lighthouse

Environment officials move to protect NJ lighthouse considered among most vulnerable in nation

NBC NY 4 - New Jersey environmental officials are moving to protect a lighthouse on Delaware Bay considered one of the most vulnerable in the nation to rising seas [go to article]
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‘I’m standing right here in the middle of climate change’: How USDA is failing...

HELENA BOTTEMILLER EVICH / POLITICO - Rick Oswald is standing on the doorstep of the white farmhouse where he grew up in Rock Port, Missouri, but [go to article]

What’s ahead for NJ – more tidal flooding, more battering from hurricanes?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - In the past four decades, the risk of tidal flooding doubled in New Jersey. Wind damage from hurricanes is no longer confined [go to article]

Phil Murphy says NJ still has a long way to go to deal with...

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - More branches of New Jersey state government will have to take into account current and future impacts of climate [go to article]
jersey shore dunes, new jersey environment

Opinion: We need to stop building Shore houses

CLAIRE SASKO / PHILADELPHIA MAGAZINE - Approximately no one wants to lose the Jersey Shore as we know it to climate change. But real talk: This is what we face [go to article]
new jersey environment news, stock market

Opinion: Climate change will cost us even more than we think

NAOMI ORESKES and NICHOLAS STERN / NY TIMES - For some time now it has been clear that the effects of climate change are appearing faster than scientists anticipated [go to article]
New York Harbor, Manhattan

Should New York build a storm surge barrier?

SARAH FECHT / STATE OF THE PLANET - It’s been seven years since Superstorm Sandy brought the city that never sleeps to a grinding halt [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

‘Geography of risk’ calculates who pays when a storm comes to shore

FRESH AIR / NPR - Journalist Gilbert Gaul says Americans have chosen to build $3 trillion worth of property in some of the riskiest places on earth – the barrier islands [listen to audio]
Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey

The stark inequality of climate change

RACHEL RIEDERER / THE NEW YORKER - As Hurricane Florence moved across the Atlantic in early September of 2018, state officials issued evacuation [go to article]

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