Congratulations to the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance for winning the Coastal and Ocean Champion Award from the Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute. The New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance is facilitated by the Environmental Analysis and Communications Group in partnership with the Rutgers Climate Institute. Over the past year, the Alliance has also won […]
EAC team members will work on an interdisciplinary team at Rutgers to integrate an existing suite of coastal hazards mapping tools into a unified platform. This new platform will integrate the latest climate science, exposure assessment techniques, and best practices in resilience planning. The project will include stakeholder engagement to identify suggested improvements to the new […]Climate, coastal, Herb, platform, resilience, tools, Whytlaw
On Thursday, March 22, EAC Executive Director Jeanne Herb joined Rutgers professors David Robinson and Robert Kopp as part of a Rutgers panel testifying in front of the New Jersey Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee outlining impacts of changing climate conditions on New Jersey’s coastal zone. View Jeanne’s testimony here.
The New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance – facilitated by Rutgers University–New Brunswick – has launched a social media campaign to enhance public education and to guide people to a wealth of information on climate change resilience on its website. You can follow the campaign on Twitter (@NJAdapt and @RutgersRCI; hashtags include #njadapt and #climatechange), on […]
EAC’s Executive Director Jeanne Herb was quoted in a recent article in the New York Times about the links between extreme weather impacts, such as increased frequency and severity of flooding, and amplified risk of toxic spills at chemical sites. Read the full article here. Read about the EAC group’s related work on using geographic […]
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Pollution Prevention Program provided EAC with a grant to use geospatial analytical tools to analyze publicly available state and federal environmental data, along with data regarding current and projected flood hazards and changing climate conditions, to inform state and federal program’s operations, local resilience planning and public awareness […]Campo, Climate, Herb, Whytlaw
Bloustein School joins Sustainable Jersey and New Jersey League of Conservation Voters in hosting Mayor’s Climate Summit Learn more about it here: http://www.sustainablejersey.com/events-trainings/nj-mayors-climate-summit/ Photo credit: Event co-hosts with First Lady Tammy Murphy from SustainableJersey.comClimate, Herb, mayor, Summit, Sustainable Jersey
EAC Executive Director Jeanne Herb is quoted in an article regarding New Jersey rejoining the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. Read the full article here: https://thinkprogress.org/new-jersey-to-rejoin-rggi-0d2d8dbde287/ Image from ThinkProgress.org