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New Jersey is working to address and mitigate the impacts of climate change. So far, its efforts have been successful, with New Jersey’s attainment of the 2020 greenhouse gas reduction goal years ahead of schedule. New Jersey is now looking ahead to its 2050 Goal and is accelerating its transition to a low carbon economy through reducing its carbon pollution, expanding its clean energy infrastructure and building resilient communities.

2050 NJ Emission Goals
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State of Resilience: Reducing Economic Risk through State Climate Policy

On 9/22/22 Commissioner LaTourette hosted a panel for Climate Week to discuss economic impacts associated with climate change and what can be done to address them.

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Climate Basics

Learn about NJ’s Climate and why climate change is happening.

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NJ Climate Data

Learn about NJ’s changing climate, its statewide greenhouse gas emissions and key scientific research.

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NJ Climate Mitigation

The GWRA 80x50 Report was written in response to the mandate in the Global Warming Response Act, to reduce New Jersey's greenhouse gas emissions by 80% from their 2006 levels by 2050.

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Take Action

Learn how NJ is combating climate change and how you can make a difference.

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Climate Resilience for NJ

Learn about NJ's climate resilience efforts and how the State is taking action.

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