This short video explains why we believe New Jersey needs to follow California in implementing a very strong ACT and similar transportation regulation.
The second video describes the letter and why we are asking all New Jerseyans to take action on transportation pollution. To learn more about these ideas and sign the petition click here.
Climate Change and Children’s Health course (CME credits)
Recognizing, Preventing and Treating Heat-Related Illness
The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health - The mission of the Consortium is to organize, empower and amplify the voice of America’s doctors to convey how climate change is harming our health and how climate solutions will improve it.
Health Care Without Harm - Health Care Without Harm works to transform health care worldwide so that it reduces its environmental footprint, becomes a community anchor for sustainability and a leader in the global movement for environmental health and justice.
Rutgers Climate Institute - The Rutgers Climate Institute is a University-wide effort to address one of the most important issues of our time through research, education and outreach. The Institute draws upon strengths in many departments at Rutgers by facilitating collaboration across a broad range of disciplines in the natural, social and policy sciences.
NJ Climate Change Alliance - The New Jersey Climate Change Alliance is a statewide network of diverse organizations that share the goal of advancing science-informed climate change strategies at the state and local levels in New Jersey.
NJ Clean Energy - New Jersey's Clean Energy Program is a statewide program that offers financial incentives, programs, and services for New Jersey residents, business owners, and local governments to help them save energy, money, and the environment.
NJ Climate and Health Profile Report - This report was prepared by Rutgers University in consultation with the New Jersey Climate Change and Public Health Working Group of the New Jersey Climate Change Alliance. A draft version of this report was issued in February 2017. The Alliance received public comments on the draft report and made revisions to address the comments in this final version.
NOAA National Centers for Environmental Information State Climate Summaries: New Jersey
NJADAPT is a suite of free web-based data visualization tools designed to connect scientific climate change data with other critical information so that residents, community leaders, state and local decision makers, businesses, and others can better understand the impacts of changing climate conditions on people, assets, and communities in New Jersey. The NJADAPT tools provide end users with the data needed to undertake strategies to adapt to and build resilience and preparedness in light of climate change.