Op-Ed: Connecting Climate Change, Storms

Posted In Climate Change, Inform
Sep
24

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Ortley Beach and Lavallette, NJ. Aerial pictures of New Jersey’s coast, after superstorm Sandy devastated the area. Photo courtesy of: © Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines (PSDS) / WCU

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In a recent Op-Ed, environmental engineer Jason West implored the media to make the connection between intensifying storms and climate change. I couldn’t agree more.

It is important for the media to make these connections in order to jumpstart conversations about solutions. The more we talk about the facts of climate change, the more empowered we will feel to find ways to fight it…

Read Full Article; Coastal Review (09-24-2018)

Sandy Reminds Us of Coastal Hazards, by Robert Young

As the climate warms, we are ‘primed’ for worse storms than Sandy; Science Daily (10-06-2016)
With the climate warming and the sea level rising, conditions are ripe for storms deadlier and more devastating than Sandy that put more people at risk. If damaging storms become more frequent, retreat from areas with mounting repetitive losses will become a topic of discussion…

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