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climate

The economics, politics, and science of climate change

Discussing the social cost of carbon, how quantifying the costs affect policy decisions impacting the climate, and the evolution of the climate community in realizing that combating climate change required a closer understanding of broader political concerns.

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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Rutgers Disability Coming Out Day

Gov. James J. Florio Special Events Forum, CSB 33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ, United States

A panel of disability activists will discuss building a society that works for all of us. Future leaders in planning, policy, healthcare, and education are encouraged to join to learn […]