The Rutgers Climate Institute is a University-wide effort to address one of the most important issues of our time through research, education and outreach. The Institute draws upon strengths in many departments at Rutgers by facilitating collaboration across a broad range of disciplines in the natural, social and policy sciences.

What's New?

Energy and Climate: One Day Two Great Events - May 4th 2016
The Rutgers Energy Institute (REI) and Rutgers Climate Institute (RCI) are proud to facilitate conversation on energy and climate with a unique and outstanding program. 
Morning Program: Eleventh Annual Rutgers Energy Institute Symposium
Afternoon Program: Climate Change Impacts, Adaptation and Vulnerability: From the IPCC to New Jersey Practitioners.
The event is free and open to the public but registration is required by 5 pm on Wednesday April 27, 2016. Complete details and registration link here
Generous support for this event is also provided by Rutgers School of Arts and Sciences.






Preparing for the Impacts of a Changing Climate on Public Health in New Jersey: A Workshop for Public Health Practitioners
June 3, 2016 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
James J. Florio Special Events Forum
Rutgers University Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
33 Livingston Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ
Approved for 3.25 Public Health CEUs
Please register by May 6, 2016.
pdf Flyer here (226 KB).
Link to registration here


RCI Student Support Fund Spring Application Deadline: May 1, 2016

Supports travel and related expenses that will occur between July 1 and December 31, 2016.

Who is eligible?
Rutgers Ph.D. students whose major area of research is on climate change in the natural, social, health or policy sciences.

What is supported? 
Travel and related expenses to participate in conferences, workshops, symposia, professional meetings, field activities, and visits to federal or state agencies or universities for educational or research purposes.

Want to learn more?
Complete information about the fund including information for prospective applicants is here.


Focus on Climate Change and Agriculture: New Jersey

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Learn more here.


Putting New Jersey on the Arctic Map: Rutgers University & the Garden State’s Arctic Connections

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The United States Department of State's blog Our Arctic Nation features a new post highlighting New Jersey and Rutgers University’s contributions to Arctic research. RCI affiliates Jennifer Francis, Asa Rennermalm, David Robinson, Hal Salzman; RCI Associate Director Marjorie Kaplan; and Rutgers doctoral candidate Michael Brady (Geography), all contributed to this post. US Department of State official Arctic Twitter account tweeted this

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Rutgers University
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New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8551