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Aerial views of the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy to the New Jersey coast on Oct. 30, 2012.  Photo by U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen

After Sandy, Will New Jersey Act on Climate?

10/29/2013 // By Felice Stadler

In this month’s United in-flight magazine, there is a major expose on New Jersey, a state that one year ago was on the hearts and minds of citizens nationwide when images of destruction and hardship blanketed the airwaves. Those images […] Read more >

Aerial views of the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy to the New Jersey coast (U.S. Air Force photo by Master Sgt. Mark C. Olsen).

The Costs of Climate Change and Extreme Weather like Hurricane Sandy

10/28/2013 // By Mollie Simon

One year ago, Hurricane Sandy, the second costliest hurricane in American history, made landfall on the East Coast. Twelve months later, the images of demolished landscapes and neighborhoods are still fresh in our minds. Hurricane Sandy brought extreme costs to our […] Read more >

Beach-nesting birds—like these black skimmers—were among the wildlife hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy.

Hurricane Sandy’s Impact on New Jersey’s Birds

12/4/2012 // By Guest Author

This is a guest post by Eric Stiles of New Jersey Audubon Society. As New Jersey was very literally in the eye of the storm, Hurricane Sandy’s impact upon the state was profound. Storm surge transformed many of our barrier […] Read more >

Hurricanes and the BP Spill – Separating Fact From Fiction

6/2/2010 // By Tony Iallonardo

Last week NOAA released its Atlantic Hurricane Season Outlook, which describes how conditions are ripe for a year with above average storm activity. NOAA estimates that eight to 14 hurricanes will form in the Atlantic basin this year. In a typical […] Read more >