The State Planning Commission is set to extend center designations another three years, even though this action invites coastal towns to put new development in locations vulnerable to flooding and sea-level rise.
Climate Change and Energy
At a recent seminar, experts outlined ways that coastal areas can grow and prosper while enhancing their resilience to future climate threats.
New Jersey has reached the final round of the National Disaster Resilience Competition, and has been invited to move forward to the second and final phase.
Two undergraduate papers that focus on key New Jersey land-use policy issues have won a prestigious statewide award.
Little Egg Harbor and Tuckerton get their first look at New Jersey Future’s analysis of vulnerability to future flooding from sea-level rise.
The first of the two New Jersey-based Rebuild By Design projects is under way, and includes enhanced public outreach measures.
A series of free public meetings in Tuckerton and Little Egg Harbor will focus on vulnerability to coastal flooding, and explore potential solutions.
New Jersey Future supports the state’s draft application to the National Disaster Resilience Competition and suggests ways it can be strengthened
New Jersey DEP has posted a draft of its application to the National Disaster Resilience Competition, and is inviting public comment. If successful, the state could get up to $1 billion for design and implementation of resiliency projects.
Experts at a recent roundtable discussed the challenges New Jersey faces in adapting to a changing climate.