As directed by Executive Order No. 89 (pdf), New Jersey’s first statewide Climate Change Resilience Strategy was released as a draft on April 22, 2021. The Draft Climate Change Resilience Strategy includes recommendations to promote the long-term mitigation, adaptation, and resilience of New Jersey’s economy, communities, infrastructure, and natural resources throughout the State. We invite the public to submit comments via this comment form until May 21st.
New Jersey’s first Statewide Climate Change Resilience Strategy provides a suite of forward-looking policy options to promote the long-term resilience of New Jersey to climate change. As a framework for policy, regulatory, and operational changes, the Resilience Strategy presents actions that New Jersey’s Executive Branch can take to support the resilience of the state’s communities, economy, and infrastructure. The Draft Resilience Strategy includes 125 recommended actions across six priority areas.