Under Water: New Jersey’s Battle for our Families and Future

“It is important for the people of New Jersey to realize the effects climate change is having on our community”- Tricia McAvoy, Brick Township-based community leader New Jersey is uniquely vulnerable to the impacts of climate change. In particular rising sea levels, frequent flooding, and increasingly intense storms affect communities.  According to the Washington Post, Read More »

Rising Seas: In the Press

COALITION OF GROUPS BUILDS CONSENSUS ON OFFSHORE WIND IN NEW JERSEY For many New Jersey residents, the devastation wrought by Superstorm Sandy in 2012 brought a sense of immediacy to the state’s acute vulnerability in a changing climate. In the storm’s aftermath, housing and health care issues necessarily took precedence. But seven years on, long-term Read More »

The Long Road Home

THE LONG ROAD HOME UNDERSTANDING SANDY RECOVERY AND LESSONS FOR FUTURE STORMS FIVE YEARS LATER New Jersey Resource Project partnered with Rutgers researchers and Stockton University’s service learning program to examine the long term health and economic impacts of Superstorm Sandy and asked survivors if they believe we are ready for future storms. The experiences Read More »