Jeanne Herb, Executive Director for Bloustein’s Environmental Analysis and Communications Group has been named Interim Administrative Director of a new multi-university coastal resilience hub. The Megalopolitan Coastal Transformation Hub (MACH) is made possible by a grant through the National Science Foundation’s Coastlines and People (CoPe) Program.
In this short video, Jeanne Herb, Executive Director of the EAC Group at Rutgers Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, describes the Coastal Climate Risk and Resilience (C2R2) Initiative, which is an innovate and interdisciplinary certificate program that trains gradate students to better integrate all the elements of coastal systems and become fluent communicators, […]C2R2, Climate, coastal, graduate students, Herb, video
EAC Group’s Jeanne Herb, in partnership with Grace Saba and Janine Barr, co-authored Opportunities to Address Ocean Acidification Impacts in New Jersey: An Outline of Options for the New Jersey Coastal Management program. The report was made possible with financial assistance through the NJDEP’s Coastal Management Program. Ocean acidification (OA) is the process by which […]2020, Barr, Climate, coastal, Herb, ocean acidification, report, Saba
The client for this fall 2020 Bloustein resilience studio course is the state OPA and the studio focus is on supporting OPA’s effort to incorporate resilience into the Plan Endorsement process pursuant to Executive Order 89. The studio will accomplish this objective by working with two towns in Monmouth County undergoing Plan Endorsement by supporting […]Atlantic Highlands, Climate, Executive Order 89, Keansburg, studio
With a nation rattled by a public health emergency, a deep recession that has left thousands jobless, and growing signs of climate change, it may be time for bold new ideas to address those crises. Read this NJSpotlight opinion piece co-authored by EAC Executive Director Jeanne Herb that summarizes discussions at a recent virtual convening. https://www.njspotlight.com/2020/07/op-ed-covid-19-racial-injustice-and-climate-change-require-a-bold-approach-not-incrementalism/Climate, COVID, Herb, NJCAA, racial injustice
Herb, Jeanne, Lowrie, Karen, Auermuller, Lisa Findley, Patricia. (2019). A seat at the table: Integrating the needs and challenges of underrepresented and socially vulnerable populations into coastal hazards planning in New Jersey. Submitted to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Bureau of Climate Resilience. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New Brunswick, NJ. […]2019, Auermuller, Climate, coastal, Findley, Herb, NJDEP, NOAA, report, resilience, socially vulnerable
On September 5th, 2019, experts at Rutgers University released Field Notes: Equity and State Climate Policy, an independent study based on more than 70 interviews with state officials, stakeholders and advocates. Led by Jeanne Herb and Marjorie Kaplan of Rutgers, this report takes an in-depth look at the challenges and opportunities faced by states in the […]2019, Climate, equity, greenhouse gas, Herb, Kaplan, policy, RGGI
Rutgers experts, including Jeanne Herb of the Environmental Analysis and Communications Group, provide sound science and evidence-based recommendations on how to be more resilient to climate change-related impacts in four essays. Read their recommendations here and access online resilience tools that can help New Jersey, counties, towns, businesses and residents adapt to climate change-related impacts. […]2019, Climate, coastal, Herb, resilience, Rising Tide