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Monday, August 3, 2020

Climate Change

Superfund sign

EPA official: Government must plan for climate change

MICHAEL BIESECKER / AP / NJ HERALD — A top manager who supervises the Environmental Protection Agency program responsible for cleaning up the nation's [go to article]
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Monarch butterfly migration was off this year and researchers are worried

JOE TREZZA / WASHINGTON POST - Thanksgiving was right around the corner, and a sizable number of one of America’s most famous migrants could be seen still sputtering [go to article]
heat wave, new jersey

The planet just had its hottest 4 years in recorded history. Trump is dismantling...

CHRIS MOONEY / WASHINGTON POST - 2017 was among the hottest years ever recorded, government scientists reported Thursday [go to article]
NOAA flood map, new jersey

Seeing red on climate

ZOYA TEIRSTEIN / GRIST - Todd Tanner has a pretty sweet offer for his fellow Montanans: a new shotgun in exchange for science-based evidence that he’s wrong about climate change [go to article]

Combating climate change is a ‘moral obligation,’ BPU commissioner tells Morristown audience

KEVIN COUGHLIN / MORRISTOWN GREEN - Residents have a moral obligation to minimize climate change, Commissioner Joseph Fiordaliso of the state Board of Public Utilities [go to article]

Video: There are benefits to addressing climate change beyond reducing greenhouse gases

NJ CLIMATE ADAPTATION ALLIANCE - Climate action sparks technological innovation. Rick Thigpen of PSEG discusses economic and health benefits of fighting climate change [go to video]
New Jersey Environment News, climate change

2017 was second hottest year on record, after sizzling 2016: report

ALISTER DOYLE / REUTERS - Last year was the second hottest worldwide on record, just behind a sweltering 2016, with signs of climate change ranging from wildfires [go to article]

NJ may sign on with U.S. climate alliance to curb carbon pollution

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey may soon be joining an alliance to combat global warming, working cooperatively with 13 other states to achieve [go to article]
Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey

Opinion: It is not fear-mongering to appreciate the existential impact of climate change

TIM DILLINGHAM / PHILLY.COM - Hunkered down at home, under a “state of emergency” declared by Governor Christie, there’s something serious to be said about the weather [go to article]
Trenton, Delawre River, new jersey environment

Despite this week’s chattering cold, North Jersey winters are warming

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - As you flicked on a space heater to keep your water pipes from freezing, or heard your teeth rattle [go to article]

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