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How Can We Discuss Climate Change Constructively?

Tuesday, December 2nd, 2014

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.

ProWalk ProBike ProPlace: Making Active Transportation Happen

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Highlights from this year’s Alliance for Biking and Walking conference in Pittsburgh.

Documentary About Coastal Development in New Jersey To Be Shown in Rumson

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

New Jersey Future is sponsoring a free screening Sept. 20 of Shored Up, a documentary that examines the difficult issues related to coastal development in the face of severe weather and sea level rise. After the screening there will be a panel discussion and question-and-answer session.

Getting to Resilience in Sea Bright

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014

Sea Bright is one of several New Jersey towns making use of a new online tool that helps assess and address community vulnerabilities to flooding, coastal storms and sea-level rise.

Forum Feature: Does Green Infrastructure Create Real Estate Value?

Thursday, March 20th, 2014

The use of green-infrastructure elements can add real estate value through both higher revenues and lower costs, but they must be incorporated early in the design process.

‘Shored Up’: An Important Primer on Complex Coastal Development Issues

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

A new documentary explores the complex issues surrounding development along our increasingly vulnerable coastlines.

Workshops, Online Feedback Generate Ideas To Help Make Raritan Bay More Resilient

Friday, February 7th, 2014

A series of public workshops and an online feedback tool ask residents to indicate their priorities for how best to rebuild the inland Raritan Bay and Jersey Shore areas after Hurricane Sandy.

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