A group of public-interest organizations sent a joint letter to Gov. Christie urging him to commit National Disaster Resilience Competition award funds to regional resiliency planning initiatives.
Climate Change and Energy
Public-Interest Organizations Urge Commitment of Disaster Competition Award Funds to Regional PlanningThursday, March 24th, 2016
At the Redevelopment Forum, representatives from three cities detailed how they are engaging redevelopers in a number of ways to meet the challenge of flooding, aging infrastructure and climate change.
The New Jersey State Redevelopment and Development Plan just turned 15. It’s working, but it needs to work better.
A public information session will review findings and recommendations from a study of the health impacts of a buyout program on Mystic Island’s residents, and on the community overall.
Bayside flooding during winter storm Jonas highlights just how vulnerable New Jersey’s barrier islands are. ‘Soft defense’ measures seem to offer the most effective long-term approaches.
An invitation-only workshop hosted by the Consensus Building Institute focused on helping coastal communities talk openly about options for reducing their vulnerability to climate threats.
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.
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 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.