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Virtual Earth Day Forum Brings Together Climate, Health Professionals in Response to Unsustainable Levels of Carbon Pollution 

Click here to read press release


Atlantic Health is the 2nd NJ system (along with Hackensack Meridian Health) to join the Health Care Climate Challenge. When joining the challenge, health care systems pledge to reduce their carbon footprints, prepare for the impacts of climate change, and lead the way to a low-carbon future.


The NJ Board of Public Utilities recently made a record-breaking award of 2,658 MW to develop offshore wind off the coast of New Jersey. Besides lowering carbon pollution, NJ's major trade unions noted that these projects will put thousands of New Jerseyans to work.


Baraka appointed to serve on Local Government Advisory Committee by EPA
ROI-NJ  |  August 27, 2021


According to new projections, the proposed Federal Infrastructure bill would send $12.3 billion in transportation and transit funding to New Jersey over the next five years.
The Center Square  |  August 17, 2021


Cut greenhouse gas emissions now
NJ Spotlight  |  July 22, 2021


California truck rules facing a test – in New Jersey
Politico  |  July 17, 2021


Without offshore wind, NJ faces billions in shoreline damage
Asbury Park Press  |  July 17, 2021


April 8, 2021

New Statewide Climate Health Advocacy Group Launched by New Jersey Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics and Partners

From environmental health to climate change, this group will serve as a hub of educational topics for providers and others interested in public health and well-being. Click Here to Read the Press Release>


​​NJ to spend $100M on statewide electric vehicle program
NJ Biz  |  February 16, 2021

 

Op-Eds


 

MedPage Today | April 22, 2022
 

Op-Ed: The importance of climate change to NJ’s election

NJ Spotlight | November 1, 2021 
 
NJ.com | October 28, 2021
 
Offshore wind power can be done safely
The Press of Atlantic City | August 15, 2021
 
Trucks have polluted Black neighborhoods for decades
NJ Spotlight  |  August 11, 2021
 
Here's how to create jobs and rescue our climate
NJ.com  |  August 6, 2021
 
Why we must say goodbye to fossil fuels now
NJ Spotlight  |  August 6, 2021
 
Improving health outcomes through climate change action
NJ Spotlight  |  July 26, 2021
 
Trucks are spewing filth in our neigborhoods
NJ.com  |  July 24, 2021
 
Objections to offshore windfarms are hot-air
NJ.com  |  July 18, 2021
 
Filthy trucks are making us sick
NJ.com  |  July 10, 2021
 
To tackle air quality, N.J. needs to make fossil fuel polluters pay
NJ.com | April 28, 2021
 
It’s time for New Jersey to adopt this healthy transportation policy | Opinion
NJ.com | December 21, 2020