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 […]
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
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.
With support from the County Health Rankings and Roadmaps, a program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation hosted by the University of Wisconsin, EAC staff Jeanne Herb, Dr. Jennifer Whytlaw and Dr. Karen Lowrie examined strategies to add additional indicators regarding the environment and climate change to the county Health Rankings and Roadmaps platform. Read […]CHR&R, county, health, Herb, Lowrie, RWJF, Whytlaw
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 created and presented a three-part webinar series on resiliency planning co-sponsored by the Together North Jersey (TNJ) Resilience Task Force and the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA). Webinar 1: “Climate Change and Wetland Restoration” Rutgers University’s current projections estimate a 1.4-foot rise in water by 2050, leaving coastal and riverine communities increasingly vulnerable […]coastal, Krause, NJADAPT, NJTPA, resilience, SLR, TNJ