Impacts of Climate Change on Coastal Forests

Date

Apr 09 2021

Time

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Webinar Format: Zoom
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Climate change will have a significant impact on the coastal forests of the Northeastern United States. Join Dr. Richard Lathrop & 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.
Participants who complete this webinar are eligible for 1 CEC from the ASFPM. 1 CM has also been requested for AICP.

Changing Landscape of New Jersey's Clean Energy Programs 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 under-served 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 and ASFPM have been requested. March 19th 12-1 pm EDT Reducing the Climate Footprint of NJ Residences 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 Along with transportation and residential, the commercial and industrial sector accounted for 93% of the NJ's total net emissions in 2018. Join John Sousa & 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. 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. These events are free but registration is required. For more information and to register, visit the NJ Climate Change Resource Center website at https://go.rutgers.edu/9aoet9zx. NJ Climate Change Resource Center SPRING 2021 CLIMATE ACADEMY March 11th 12-1 pm EDT Impacts of Climate Change on Coastal Forests Climate change will have a significant impact on the coastal forests of the Northeastern United States. Join Dr. Richard Lathrop & 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 CEUs for APA and ASFPM have been requested. March 26th 12-1 pm EDT April 9th 12-1 pm EDT

Date

Apr 09 2021

Time

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Organizer

NJ Climate Change Resource Center
Website
https://njclimateresourcecenter.rutgers.edu/