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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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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Greenberg discusses environmental impacts of Keystone XL pipeline

Bloustein professor Michael R. Greenberg, author of The Environmental Impact Statement After Two Generations: Managing Environmental Power, was interviewed by Scientific American recently about the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), which forces agencies to consider the environmental consequences of their decisions, and the economic impact statement (EIS) developed for the possible expansion of the Keystone XL oil pipeline into the United States. TransCanada’s […]

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Rutgers study finds after Hurricane Sandy, NJ residents support government mitigation, but not footing the bill

New Jersey residents who were surveyed four months after Hurricane Sandy battered the East Coast of the United States in October 2012 expressed strong support for government policies to reduce the likelihood of severe damage from future hurricanes, according to a study involving 875 residents published inRisk Analysis: An International Journal in April 2014. Researchers also […]

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