Join EAC’s Jeanne Herb at the Regional Plan Association annual Assembly. Jeanne will be participating in a panel titled, “Expanding the Region’s Carbon Market.” For more information or to register, go to: http://assembly.rpa.org/.
On Thursday, March 22, EAC Associate 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 Associate 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 Associate 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
State, local and federal decision makers throughout New Jersey are working to enhance the resilience of coastal communities and resources to hazards – including flooding driven by sea-level rise and coastal storms – that are increasing as a result of climate change. In partnership with the Rutgers Climate Institute and as part of its co-facilitation […]
In partnership with the Rutgers Climate Institute, the Georgetown Climate Center and the World Resources Institute, EAC was involved in research and development of a report that serves as “roadmap” for development of economy-wide policies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in New Jersey. The final report, An Examination of Policy Options for Achieving Greenhouse Gas […]