A new documentary explores the complex issues surrounding development along our increasingly vulnerable coastlines.
Climate Change and Energy
Fort Lauderdale’s efforts offer an early look at the true costs to coastal municipalities of trying to stay ahead of sea-level rise.
In the key areas of infrastructure, planning and transparency, the state’s proposed Action Plan amendment is neither broad enough nor specific enough to honor taxpayers’ investment in New Jersey’s post-Sandy recovery.
The U.S. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) announced the 10 finalist projects in its Rebuild by Design competition.
The new HUD Sandy funding notice focuses on infrastructure and requires forward-looking risk assessments, including considerations of climate change.
A day-long conference examined future risks from severe weather, and the steps New Jersey needs to take in order to be better protected.
Unless we focus on difficult, long-term issues, we risk making New Jersey less competitive and hindering our future growth and prosperity.
A new report from the Urban Land Institute’s Advisory Services Panel outlines a broad range of recommendations for long-term resilience strategies in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
Incorporating projected sea-level rise into all Sandy-related recovery and planning decision-making will help create a stronger, more resilient Garden State.
The task force report highlights the need to support long-term risk reduction planning, and the importance of using the most up-to-date scientific data in planning and decision-making.