New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance issues policy recommendations concurrent with Duke Farms Dialogue.
Read the June 2014 Alliance report outlining policy recommendations to enhance New Jersey's ability to prepare for and adapt to a changing climate. The report is the culmination of almost two years of effort including research on climate change impacts in New Jersey, leading practices as well as extensive stakeholder engagement. The report and links to supporting documents can be found here. Watch the first Duke Farms Dialogue on "Framing Climate Change" with Alliance Co-Chair, Duke Farms Executive Director, Michael Catania and Rutgers Climate Institute Co-directors Tony Broccoli and Robin Leichenko that provides natural and social science context as background to the Alliance report.
James J. Gallagher Family Fellowship
James J. Gallagher Family Fellowship established for Rutgers students interested in climate change preparedness to advance mission of the NJ Climate Adaptation Alliance. Read more here.
Reducing Coastal Risk on the East and Gulf Coast
NJCAA Advisory Committee member and Urban Coast Institute Director, Tony MacDonald, participated on the Committee that prepared this July 2014National Research Council report Read the report for free here. A brief summary is also available. A slideshow outlines the issues.
Watershed Institute Grant Program applications starting August 1, 2014
Non-profit environmental groups with 501(c)3 status working in New Jersey are eligible to apply for funds ranging from $50-$7,000 for engagement and technical assistance grants through the Watershed Institute. Climate Change Resiliency and Green Infrastructure are among this years targeted action areas. Applications will be accepted starting August 1st on a rolling basis.