The New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance was one of eleven recipients of the 19th Annual Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards given in Trenton on Tuesday, December 10, 2018. The Alliance received the award in the Environmental Education (Educator-led) category. The award description read, “Facilitated by the Rutgers Climate Institute and Rutgers University’s Edward J. Bloustein School […]
Karen Lowrie, Ph.D. received the Richard J. Burk Outstanding Service Award at the 2018 SRA Annual Conference in New Orleans on December 4, 2018. The award is granted in recognition of extraordinary service to the Society that deserves special recognition. She has served as Managing Editor for the SRA’s international journal, Risk Analysis since 2008. Pictured left to […]award, Lowrie, Society for Risk Assessment
EAC Team members, Dr. Michael Greenberg, Jeanne Herb, Dr. Karen Lowrie and Sara Malone will design and implement a survey to assess the effectiveness of efforts to inspire and motivate restoration and protection efforts in and around the Delaware River basin. The survey, funded by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, will assess knowledge diffusion […]Delaware, Greenberg, Herb, Lowrie, Malone, survey
The Fourth National Climate Assessment identified the NJ Climate Adaptation Alliance as a key program to develop and implement climate adaptation strategies that assist Northeast municipalities, counties and states in efforts to build resilience to environmental changes and adapt to a changing climate (Chapter 18, Executive Summary). The NJ Climate Adaptation Alliance is co-facilitated by the […]Climate, NJADAPT, Rutgers Climate Institute
Join Jennifer Whytlaw at the American Association of Geographers Annual Meeting, April 3-7 2019 in Washington, D.C. Follow this link for more information: https://annualmeeting.aag.org/
EAC’s Karen Lowrie and Leigh Ann Von Hagen of the Voorhees Transportation Center wrote an article about the training sessions that they have conducted for professionals on Health Impact Assessment in conjunction with the Rutgers Office of Continuing Education. This “Perspectives from the Field” article is in the November 2018 issue of the Chronicles of […]health impact assessment, HIA, Lowrie
Jeanne Herb, EAC Executive Director, joined Rutgers Climate Institute Associate Director Dr. Marjorie Kaplan in presenting insights regarding state sea level rise policies at a Coastal Resilience Summit organized by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. See the slide presentation here. Photo credit: AP Photo/Doug Mills, PoolClimate Institute, Coastal Resilience Summit, Herb, Kaplan, NJDEP
EAC Executive Director Jeanne Herb, along with Senior Research Specialists Matt Campo and Dr. Jennifer Whytlaw, presented an analysis of social vulnerability in New Jersey’s 239 coastal municipalities at a Coastal Resilience Summit convened by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. See their slide presentation here.