A new report card on preparedness for climate change gives New Jersey a low grade for failing to put plans in place to mitigate future risks.
Climate Change and Energy
New Jersey Future recently submitted comments on two Rebuild By Design resiliency projects, emphasizing the need to incorporate climate projections into planning, and to develop a robust public-engagement plan.
A new report examines successes and lessons learned from the groundbreaking local-recovery program piloted by New Jersey Future in six Sandy-affected towns.
The draft Citizen Outreach Plan for the Hudson River Rebuild By Design project needs to be expanded in several ways if it is to serve all affected citizens well.
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.
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.