Climate Change Linked to New Jersey Brush Fires

by | April 22, 2014
Category: News
Southern Pine Beetle Photo: US Department of Agriculture.

Southern Pine Beetle
Photo: US Department of Agriculture.

On April 7 Manhattan woke up to a haze and the smell of smoke caused by a fire in the pinelands of southern New Jersey. Such fires are becoming more common and climate change might just be playing a role.

C+S Co-Director Ben Orlove recently reported on the climate change connection for the Earth Institute’s State of the Planet.

*Orlove’s piece was also featured on TheVane.

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