NJCAA releases infographic to explain NJ's climate change impacts, greenhouse gas emissions sources, status on emissions reductions, progress to meeting state goals, and policy options available to New Jersey . Learn about climate change and agriculture in New Jersey here.
NJCAA’s Climate Change and Public Health Working Group releases New Jersey Climate and Health Profile Report. Read the December 2017 final report here.
Rutgers University scientists assist partners from US Fish and Wildlife Service, The Nature Conservancy and Partnership for the Delaware Estuary to build living shorelinesalong the Delaware Bayshore to reduce the impacts of future storms.
Congratulations to the NJCAA Co-facilitators Jeanne Herb, Environmental Analysis and Communications Group, Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy and Marjorie Kaplan, Rutgers Climate Institute on receiving the 2017 Public Health Advocates of the Year Award by the New Jersey Local Boards of Health Association, in recognition of their outstanding contribution to public health in New Jersey through the work of the Alliance.
2018 LOCAL SOLUTIONS: Eastern Climate Preparedness Conference will be held from April 30- May 2, 2017 at the Radisson Hotel Downtown, Manchester, New Hampshire. Register here. More information here.
4th International Symposium, “The Effects of Climate Change on the World’s Oceans” will be held from June 4-8, 2018 in Washington D.C. More information here.
The Engineering Education for Sustainable Development Conference will be held from June 3-6, 2018 at the Henry M. Rowan College of Engineering, Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ. More information here.
The NJCAA's September 27, 2017 conference Climate Change Policy in New Jersey: Advancing Opportunities to make New Jersey Safer, Greener, Healthier and More Prosperousisfeatured in this NJTVNews story along with Alliance Advisory Committee members Dr. George DiFerdinando and Dr. Ana Baptista. Advisory committee Honorary Co-Chair Governor James Florio, Co-chair, Michael Catania, and members Dan Fatton, Rob Freudenberg and DiFerdinando, are quoted in this piece in NJ Spotlight.
Honorary Alliance Co-Chairs NJ Governors James Florio and Thomas Kean mention the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance in this NJ Spotlight piece: NJ's Next Gov Can Make a real Difference on Climate Change. Governors Florio and Kean were also joined by several state leaders, in recommending actions on climate change for the next Governor, read more here.
March 2017 report:
Story Map of New Jersey Temperature Trends and Projections. Find the interactive story map here.
A February 2017 report:
Using Geographic Tools to identify industrial and commercial facilities for which pollution prevention efforts may reduce exposure to hazards associated with climate-related flooding. Find the report pdf
(905 KB). Find the related New Jersey Pollution Prevention Story Map: Industrial Facilities and Flood Hazardshere.
Regional Plan Association's New Study
The Regional Plan Association recently released a study, citing the work of the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance, Under Water: How Sea Level Rise Threatens the Tri- State Region, which details the severe threats posed to parts of New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut metropolitan areas as a result of permanent sea level rise.
NJ Sea-Level Rise Reports
Read the October 2016 reports related to the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance Science and Technical Advisory Panel on Sea-Level Rise and Coastal Storms: Assessing New Jersey’s Exposure to Sea-Level Rise and Coastal Storms: Report of the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance Science and Technical Advisory Panel; Assessing New Jersey’s Exposure to Sea-Level Rise and Coastal Storms: A Companion Report to the New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance Science and Technical Advisory Panel Report; Integrating Science into Coastal Resilience Planning and Decision Making availablehere.