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July 17, 2020

Rutgers has taken the next step toward developing a climate action plan to reduce the university’s carbon footprint and to enhance the ability of Rutgers and the state of New Jersey to manage the risks of a changing climate. The President’s Task Force on Carbon Neutrality and Climate Resilience ...

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TRENTON – When the COVID-19 crisis hit New Jersey in mid-March, the New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC) had an immediate challenge: People were littering masks, wipes and gloves. Many were discarding personal protection equipment in shopping carts or carelessly throwing them on the ...

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TRENTON–– The New Jersey Food Council (NJFC) has entered into a partnership with the New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC) to launch the “Choose to Reuse” campaign. The statewide educational effort - with a municipal focus - is designed to tackle the issue of single-use disposal bags and ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – High levels of fecal bacteria have often been found since May at six new water sampling sites in the lower Raritan River - including the Rutgers Class of 1914 Boathouse in New Brunswick - according to a Rutgers-coordinated monitoring program that included more than 20 trained ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The Central Jersey Climate Coalition, an alliance of more than 30 student and community organizations representing thousands of people, plan to walk out of their classrooms and workplaces on Friday at 2:30 p.m to demand that Congressman Frank Pallone and the Rutgers University ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - If the United States and Russia waged an all-out nuclear war, much of the land in the Northern Hemisphere would be below freezing in the summertime, with the growing season slashed by nearly 90% in some areas, according to a Rutgers-led study. Indeed, death by famine ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - An associate professor at Rutgers with four decades of experience in wildlife conservation was one of three people nominated by Gov. Phil Muprhy to an environmental watchdog group. Daniel Van Abs, an Associate Professor of Practice for Water, Society and the Environment, was ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The number of humpback whale sightings in New York City and northern New Jersey has increased dramatically in recent years, by more than 500%, as a result of warmer and cleaner waters, raising the risk of dangerous interactions between the huge marine mammals and humans, ...

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