Sandy’s economic impact softens

For the most part, the state of New Jersey has “bounced back” from superstorm Sandy on an economic level, according to Dr. James Hughes and Marc Pfeiffer, of the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy at Rutgers University. However, there are exceptions which pertain to individual homeowners or unforeseen circumstances, the professors […]

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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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