Friday, March 5, 2021

Free webinars focusing on the latest information on climate change impacts, decision-making, and resilience

 

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NJ Climate Change Resource Center

Spring Climate Academy

 

The NJ Climate Change Resource Center (NJCCRC) is excited to offer 4 additional free webinars focusing on the latest information on climate change impacts, decision-making, and resilience within the Garden State. The NJCCRC is dedicated to supporting informed climate action in the public, private, non-governmental and community levels throughout New Jersey.

 

— Events are free, but registration is required —

 

 

Changing Landscape of New Jersey's Clean Energy Programs

March 11, 12pm–1pm

 

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Join Christine Sadovy, Chief of Staff of the NJ Board of Public Utilities, for a discussion on energy policy in NJ. Ms. Sadovy will discuss how this policy has evolved over time along with ongoing efforts to achieve the state's greenhouse gas emissions reductions goals. An overview of programs, including those to support even the most vulnerable and underserved communities in improving energy efficiency, will be highlighted. This event will be followed by two more detailed webinars for those interested in residential (March 19th) and commercial/industrial (March 26th) opportunities for energy conservation.

 

CEUs for APA have been requested.



 

 

Reducing the Climate Footprint of NJ Residences

March 19, 12pm-1pm

 

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The reduction of greenhouse gases begins at home. In this webinar, Kerri Ann Lombardi and Michele Calabrese, Outreach Account Managers for New Jersey's Clean Energy Program, will share more detailed information on how residents can save energy, thereby reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Along with the benefits of conserving energy, Ms. Lombardi and Mr. Calabrese will also discuss the financial benefits available through New Jersey's Clean Energy Program.

 

 

Reducing the Climate Footprint of New Jersey Commercial and

Industrial Facilities

March 26, 12pm-1pm

 

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Along with transportation and residential, the commercial and industrial sector accounted for 93% of NJ's total net emissions in 2018. Join John Sousa and Ivelisse Perez, Outreach Account Managers for New Jersey's Clean Energy Program, for information on how those in the commercial and industrial sector can take advantage of the statewide program to save energy and the environment. Mr. Sousa and Ms. Perez will address strategies for increasing energy efficiency and reducing emissions for multiple family dwellings, businesses, and local governments, with a focus on equity.

 

 

Impacts of Climate Change on Coastal Forests

April 9, 12pm-1pm

 

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Climate change will have a significant impact on the coastal forests of the Northeastern United States. Join Dr. Richard Lathrop and Rachael Sacatelli (Rutgers University) along with Glen Carleton (USGS) as they present the latest on how coastal forests regionally and in NJ are responding to rising seas and storm intensity. They will then share how this information can be used in decision making and potential management approaches.

 

1 CEU for ASFPM is available and CEUs for APA have been requested.

 

 

 

 

Special thanks to the Institute of Earth, Oceans, and Atmospheric Sciences

for support of the Summer Climate Academy.

 



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