NJHEPS | New Jersey Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability
New Jersey Higher Education
Partnership for Sustainability

Igniting New Jersey Climate Change

  • 13 Apr 2012
  • 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey, Friends Hall


Empowering Campus and Community Action on Climate in NJ

April 13

Ramapo College of New Jersey

A program of MASS: Ramapo Masters in Sustainability Studies

in partnership with NJHEPS (NJ Higher Education Partnership for Sustainability)

New Jersey took the lead on climate change with the 2007 Global Warming Response Act adopting the Kyoto Protocol targets of 20% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2020 and 80% by 2050. http://www.njleg.state.nj.us/2006/Bills/PL07/112_.HTM

As a follow up to our 2007 conference and expo Green Meets Green: A Climate for Change, Igniting New Jersey Climate Action asks "How Are We Doing and What Do We Need to Do Better?"

April 13 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Friends Hall   Chair Anthony Cortese

10-12 a.m. Panel discussion. "How Are We Doing?" How is New Jersey doing to meet its obligations under the Global Climate Response Act to drop Greenhouse Gasses?

12-2 p.m. Campus Climate Report Out: Working lunch reporting out from campuses across New Jersey: roadblocks and circumventions. Response by Tony Cortese.

2-4 p.m. Power Shifting: What students and faculty can do to move a sustainable agenda on renewable energy and climate?

 For Information: Contact Michael R. Edelstein, Ph.D. Director, Institute for Environmental Studies, medelste@ramapo.edu. Off-campus visitors will require a parking permit obtainable at the security booth at the north entrance. Advance requests to Dr. Edelstein will allow permits to be ready for your pickup.

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