Climate change preparedness in New Jersey: Leading practices and policy priorities

Meeting or Conference
New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance
22 May 2013
United States of America (New Jersey)
Cook Campus Center, Rutgers University 59 Biel Road, New Brunswick 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM

A changing climate and rising sea levels will have a devastating impact on New Jersey’s economy, the health of our residents, the State’s natural resources, and the extensive infrastructure system that delivers transportation services, energy and clean water to millions of New Jerseyans. The Alliance will focus on climate change preparedness in key impacted sectors (public health; watersheds, rivers and coastal communities; built infrastructure; agriculture; and natural resources) through:

  • Conducting outreach and education of the general public and targeted sectoral leaders
  • Developing recommendations for state and local actions through collaboration with policymakers at the state, federal and local levels
  • Undertaking demonstration and pilot projects in partnership with the private sector, local governments, Non-governmental organizations, and others
  • Identifying science, research and data needs
  • Developing capacity for implementation of preparedness measures and documentation of best practices

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Civil Society/NGOs, Climate Change, Health & Health Facilities, Public-private Partnerships, Risk Identification & Assessment, Governance, Critical Infrastructure, Food Security & Agriculture
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