Trump’s climate order is just an opening bid

Amid much fanfare yesterday, President Trump announced an executive order intended to roll back Obama administration climate policies. The executive order (like many of Trump’s actions to date) is largely ceremonial, however. Whether or not Trump has a lasting effect on climate policy will depend on actions taken in the years ahead, not on what […]

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$3M NSF grant to provide graduate students with training in developing, conducting research on coastal climate change risk, resilience

U.S. Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker recently announced that a research team from Rutgers has been awarded $2,999,055 in federal funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to develop research into the risks of climate change on coastal communities and their resilience to such threats. “As we approach the fourth anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, […]

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NJ Climate Change Alliance releases new reports on anticipated climate change implications for water supply

The New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance, co-facilitated by the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and the Rutgers Climate Institute, has released a two-volume report on anticipated climate change implications for water supply and possible management scenarios to address challenges in New Jersey. The reports can be downloaded at  http://njadapt.rutgers.edu/

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Solutions: Experts confirm the need for climate action

On Jan. 28 evening the D&R Greenway Land Trust and The Green Hour radio team hosted a panel discussion at the Greenway’s upstairs auditoriumon exploring the outcomes of the 21st Climate Change Conference in Paris.This was the first of three such presentations focused on different aspects of: “Framing the Future. Seeking Solutions to Environmental Challenges. […]

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EJB researchers create new climate change mapping website for New Jersey

NJADAPT.org, a new climate change mapping website for New Jersey, was launched this week. The project was spearheaded by EJB’s Environmental Analysis and Communications Group. Jeanne Herb, associate director of the Rutgers Environmental Analysis and Communications Group, said the site will help identify people and assets vulnerable to changing climate conditions and then “jump-start a process to consider […]

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