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About Us 2017-10-27T16:40:02+00:00

A broad-based coalition of labor, faith, community, and environmental organizations urging our elected officials to act now.

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We want environmental justice, clean renewable energy, good jobs, and protections for workers & communities.

GOALS

STRATEGIES

  • Improve energy efficiency savings
  • Expand energy efficiency technologies at industrial facilities

  • Support offshore wind

  • Increase funding and end all Clean Energy Fund, and other dedicated fund, budget raids

  • Increase support for research & development
  • Modernize the electric grid

  • Guarantee labor-friendly policies
  • Pursue domestic sourcing
  • Prevent off-shoring

  • Establish a thermal hazard standard

  • Target resources

  • Reduce air pollution

  • Create a public bank

  • Commit to a statewide weatherization & energy efficiency workforce development program

  • Protect the vulnerable

  • Improve fuel efficiency of transportation sector
  • Reduce methane, a potent GHG
  • Retrofit buildings to increase efficiency and safety

  • Support a comprehensive sustainable infrastructure investment program

  • Protect against environmental and economic leakage

  • Ensure climate-friendly compliance flexibility

CLIMATE CHANGE POLICY RECOMMENDATIONS

New Jersey should be a leader in progressive climate change policy to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution while maintaining and creating jobs and economic benefits for those most affected. Jersey Renews worked in partnership with organizations across the state and policy experts to develop targeted policy recommendations for the greatest impact.

Policy Recommendations

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