Here's how climate change will make N.J. deadlier in your lifetime

The Meadowlands, low lying and filled with water already, are also vulnerable to sea level rise. The threat to the Meadowlands is so great that the Regional Plan Association, a non-profit planning organization for the New York metro area, has recommended that the region be turned into a national park. The transformation from a heavily industrial area to a national park would buffer the region, and its critical infrastructure, from sea level rise according to RPA spokeswoman Dani Simons.

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