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
This Fall 2017 studio focused on environmental, conceptual design, regulatory and health and safety aspects of planning two components of Rutgers 2030: Rutgers University Physical Master Plan – the Raritan River boardwalk and the bicycle/pedestrian bridge across the river that will jointly help reestablish an intimate relationship between the City of New Brunswick, Rutgers University […]Malone, public access, Raritan River, RU2030 Master Plan, studio