Extending center designations for coastal towns without first evaluating their vulnerability to sea-level rise could allow growth in vulnerable areas.
Climate Change and Energy
Our comments on the proposed plan for the third round of federal Sandy recovery funds stress that implementation must ensure equity, public participation and resiliency.
New Jersey Future staff will speak in four sessions at APA-NJ’s annual planning conference Jan. 29 and 30, including a special screening of the documentary film Shored Up.
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.
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.