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Hurrricane Sandy to Katrina: Two Disasters Exceeding $200 billion in Damages Set Stage for Opening of 2014 Hurricane Season

May 30, 2014 - in Emergency, Planning, Projects

At a recent summit in New York's financial district, the news was pay now or pay much more later. Speaker after speaker either showed scientific evidence of potential disasters due to sea level rise or the enormous costs that are sure to follow the new reality…

For N.J. Mayor, The Time To Adapt To Rising Sea Levels Is Now

May 21, 2014 - in Emergency

Last week, scientists warned that a massive chunk of the West Antarctica Ice Sheet will eventually drift into the sea and melt, raising sea levels at…

Mapping Out Areas in New Jersey at Risk of Flooding as Sea Levels Rise

October 29, 2013 - in Analysis, Planning

How vulnerable is New Jersey to flooding caused by rising sea levels and climate change? Very vulnerable, according to a new tool developed by Climate…