The plan directs the third round of federal Sandy relief funds toward housing needs and for implementation of two of the winning Rebuild By Design resiliency projects.
Climate Change and Energy
In a recent lecture, author George Marshall discusses why it’s so hard for us to grapple with climate change, and offers some suggestions for ways to discuss the topic more constructively.
The New Jersey Conference on the Fourth Regional Plan highlighted issues of affordability, transportation, technology, access to opportunity, and climate change.
At the Lincoln Institute symposium, panelists stressed that innovative resiliency solutions need collaboration and a regional focus.
We need to begin the difficult conversation about how to accommodate rising sea levels and future severe storms, if we’re going to be ready for the next Sandy.
The New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust’s plan for its revolving funds must be improved if the funds are to enhance resilience to extreme weather.
Event will focus on concrete steps that are being taken post-Hurricane Sandy to plan, pay for and implement resiliency measures on the ground.
New Jersey Future provided comments strongly supporting the state’s continued membership in the Northeast Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative as a way to generate funds for energy conservation and alternatives.
New Jersey Future strongly supports the proposed Energy Resiliency Bank, but recommends the current guide include more specifics if it is to meet its intended goals.
New Jersey Future is sponsoring a free screening Sept. 20 of Shored Up, a documentary that examines the difficult issues related to coastal development in the face of severe weather and sea level rise. After the screening there will be a panel discussion and question-and-answer session.