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#Sandy5 Rally in NYC | Sat, October 28

Five years after Sandy, we remember, we resist, we rise. On Saturday, October 28th, Jersey Renews is marching in solidarity with #Sandy5 in NYC to show elected officials that we want our states to be leaders in climate policy. Learn more at sandy5.org. Five years ago, the Jersey shore and New York City were devastated by [...]

By | 2017-10-23T17:39:25+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Hands Across the Boards | Sun. October 29

Rally Across the Boards is a commemoration of lives, homes, and businesses lost as a result of Superstorm Sandy. Attendees will gather on the Asbury Park Boardwalk with the goal of reaching from end to end, in a demonstration of the urgent need to address climate change. Stand together as we announce our determination to address climate change [...]

By | 2017-10-23T17:39:40+00:00 October 23rd, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Will N.J. be a hub or a bust for wind turbines? | Opinion

"The landmark 2010 Offshore Wind Economic Development Act should have made New Jersey national leader in offshore wind. Yet, for seven years, little action has been taken to capitalize on this opportunity for creating family-sustaining jobs, increasing clean energy production, and stimulating economic development. Gov. Chris Christie -- and now the Trump administration-- has stalled, [...]

By | 2017-10-10T14:32:52+00:00 October 10th, 2017|Press|0 Comments

Op-Ed: Sink or Swim? Time for Serious Action on Climate in NJ

"The latest hurricane disasters are yet another wake-up call. Climate change is happening and causing sea-level rise, worsening storm surges, increasing air temperatures that lead to more rainfall, and boosting water temperatures — all of which make storms more severe. July 2017 was the hottest month ever measured on earth, raising the temperature (up to [...]

By | 2017-10-05T11:44:17+00:00 October 5th, 2017|Press|0 Comments

Event Recap: Energy Efficiency Job Training Enriches Communities

On Monday, Sept 18, Jersey Renews and Isles, Inc. co-hosted Jobs for a Just Transition, an interactive event highlighting the importance of job training for un- and underemployed workers in the energy efficiency sector. Well-trained workers are able to assess homes for energy efficiency upgrades and safety, offering a wealth of benefits to communities [...]

By | 2017-10-20T19:46:45+00:00 September 21st, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Event Recap: Offshore Wind Blows Away Energy Competition

Via ReThink Energy: Offshore Wind: A Win for New Jersey On Wednesday, August 16, Jersey Renews held the first in a series of events promoting policies that will push New Jersey towards a just transition to more clean, renewable energy. This event tackled offshore wind power with an expert panel and community [...]

By | 2017-10-20T19:48:49+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Experts Discuss Offshore Wind, State’s Energy Future

"'To not believe in climate change at this point is ludicrous,” said Patrick Hossay, a professor of sustainability at Stockton University. “You can choose to not believe in gravity, but if you jump off of a building…you’re going to die.' Plenty of ideas are out in the open regarding the changing climate around the world. But [...]

By | 2017-08-17T14:12:58+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Press|0 Comments

Offshore wind proponents voice support in Atlantic City

"On Wednesday, before the backdrop of several large wind turbines that power the Atlantic County Utilities Authority’s wastewater treatment facility, the environmental coalition Jersey Renews held a panel conference to discuss advancing offshore wind projects in New Jersey. The panel included voices from across all spectrums — faith leaders, environmental groups, health care and industrial [...]

By | 2017-08-17T14:13:40+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Press|0 Comments

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