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Historic Harriet Tubman Sites at Risk of Rising Seas on Eastern Shore

Historic Harriet Tubman Sites at Risk of Rising Seas on Eastern Shore

  • Published: Apr 6th, 2021

Climate Central used its public and proprietary tools to assess the current and future coastal flood risk to the Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway.

Breathing Fire: The threat of a destructive wildfire in South Jersey is growing.Is enough being done to prepare?

Breathing Fire: The threat of a destructive wildfire in South Jersey is growing.Is enough being done to prepare?

  • Published: Jun 4th, 2019

In partnership with the Newark Star-Ledger/NJ.com. Across New Jersey, some land managers have long used prescribed burns as an important tool for their work.

FAITH AND FLOODING: How Sea Level Rise Threatens America’s Houses of Worship

FAITH AND FLOODING: How Sea Level Rise Threatens America’s Houses of Worship

  • Published: May 1st, 2019

Unchecked warming emissions are projected to leave hundreds of houses of worship in areas vulnerable to chronic flooding by midcentury.

N.J. Is Warming at An Alarming Rate and It’s Making Our Air Harder to Breathe

N.J. Is Warming at An Alarming Rate and It’s Making Our Air Harder to Breathe

  • Published: Apr 19th, 2019

This warming trend, combined with pollution from cars, power plants and chemical plants, is expected to increase the number of days each year that New Jersey residents inhale unsafe levels of ozone pollution.

New York Boardwalk Shows Climate Adaptation Costs

New York Boardwalk Shows Climate Adaptation Costs

  • Published: Jun 5th, 2017

Beachgoers are flip-flopping along a rebuilt boardwalk that reflects a coastal reimagination underway.

Swath of States Experiencing Hottest Year to Date

Swath of States Experiencing Hottest Year to Date

  • Published: May 8th, 2017

Through April, this year is the hottest on record for several Southern and Ohio Valley states.

Coastal Cities Could Flood Three Times a Week by 2045

Coastal Cities Could Flood Three Times a Week by 2045

  • Published: Feb 9th, 2017

East Coast communities could flood three times a week within 30 years as seas rise and land sinks.

Heat, Then Deluge Fell a Town’s Beloved 600-Year-Old Oak

Heat, Then Deluge Fell a Town’s Beloved 600-Year-Old Oak

  • Published: Oct 25th, 2016

One of the oldest oak trees in the U.S. was dealt a death blow by extreme heat this summer.