EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ  -- Sweltering summers. Warm winters. Damaging storms. Everyone is noticing these changes in New Jersey’s climate, but is there anything we can do about it?

John Miraglia of the Raritan Valley Group of the New Jersey Chapter of the Sierra Club will speak on “Climate Change in New Jersey: Practical Steps Individuals Can Take to Reduce Its Impact” via Zoom on Wednesday, Sept. 2, at 7 p.m.  The library currently is closed for in-person programs due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Log-in instructions for this program are posted on the library’s website. Attendees are advised to log in 10 minutes prior to the start of the program in order to connect successfully.  Registration is not required.

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Miraglia will discuss the impact of climate change and other environmental factors on wildlife, energy availability, flooding and human health, and how everyone can take steps to address these issues.

He serves as membership chair of the Raritan Valley Group of the Sierra Club. In addition, he has addressed environmental concerns through Trout Unlimited, Raritan Headwaters and New Jersey Fish & Wildlife.  

This program is part of the Option Green series sponsored by the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission in partnership with the East Brunswick Public Library.

For more information on the Friends, go to friendsebec.com.