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Air quality can affect health. Climate change is worsening both

While heat is well-understood as a consequence of climate change, air quality is both cause and effect when it comes to the nexus with climate change.

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How an early oil industry study became key in climate lawsuits

For decades, 1960s research for the American Petroleum Institute warning of the risks of burning fossil fuels had been forgotten. But two papers discovered in libraries are now playing a key role in lawsuits aimed at holding oil companies accountable for climate change.

Climate, power, money and sorrow: lessons of Hurricane Harvey.

Through the power of Katrina, Sandy and, now, Harvey, we get a view into how a changing climate may play out in the real world — beyond arguments and abstractions.

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Spared by Sandy, but still agonizing over what comes next.

Longtime homeowners on the Brooklyn waterfront emerged unscathed from the 2012 hurricane, but needed help to find out how to cope with future storms.

Though they live just a half-mile from the Paerdegat Basin in Brooklyn, George and Laura Fishman were spared the kind of damage that upended their neighbors’ lives during Hurricane Sandy. (There were not, for instance, fish in their basement.)

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NJ Audubon undertakes $470G study of climate change impact on wetlands.

Man-made diked wetland habitats with water control structures, also known as impoundments, are vulnerable to sea level rise and extreme weather.

Birders are very familiar with the “pools” along the Wildlife Drive of Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge in Oceanville, renowned for their abundance of waterfowl, shorebirds, and other water birds. Within the impoundments, 239 bird species have been reported to eBird.org, including impressive high counts of shorebirds and waterfowl. It all enjoys plenty of tourism.

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The Jersey Shore's best weapon against beach erosion? Tiny wisps of grass.

Each spring, small armies of volunteers fan out across the Jersey Shore’s beaches armed with what may be the best defense against such ferocious foes as Hurricane Sandy and Nor’easters: tiny wisps of grass.

Each spring, small armies of volunteers fan out across the Jersey Shore’s beaches armed with what may be the best defense against beach erosion, often caused by such ferocious foes as Hurricane Sandy and Nor’easters: tiny wisps of grass.

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Investing in dunes is an investment in New Jersey's future.

In the era of global climate change, monster storms like Sandy could become more commonplace, and unpredictable.

NorthJersey Published 5:48 p.m. ET March 22, 2017 | Updated 10 hours ago

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