New Jersey not on target to reach greenhouse gas goal by 2050

But it stops short of making specific recommendations while examining a range of policies that other states are trying in an effort to reduce their carbon footprints, as well as many strategies frequently debated among New Jersey policymakers. “The good news in New Jersey is that there’s a lot of existing authority and programs to […]

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Report Outlines Pathways to Greenhouse Gas Cuts in New Jersey

New Jersey has met its near-term requirement to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to 1990 levels by 2020, but reaching its 2050 goal will require much deeper reductions to meet this goal, according to a report released today by researchers at the Rutgers Climate Institute and Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at […]

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Update to New Jersey’s Statewide Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory

Researchers at the Rutgers Climate Institute and the Bloustein School have issued updates to New Jersey’s estimated total greenhouse gas emissions as reported in New Jersey’s Statewide Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory, last issued in 2012 for year 2009. This update, with emissions estimates for 2010, 2011, and 2012, can be found at the link below. 2012 Update […]

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NJ on Track to Meet 2020 Pollution Target — 2050 Goals More Problematic

The state is on a path to meet its goals to reduce greenhouse-gas pollution by 2020, but achieving its ambitious 2050 targets will take much more work, according to an updated inventory of those emissions by the Rutgers Climate Institute and Rutgers Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy. “It will require significant […]

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EJB Humphrey Fellow alum finds home-country connections in U.S.

When 2005-2006 Humphrey Fellow Orlando Acosta (Rutgers University – Natural Resources, Environmental Policy, and Climate Change) learned that he would be attending a pre-academic English training at the University of Oregon, he sought to learn more about the state’s local history. Once he began his research, he was delighted to discover numerous connections between the […]

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