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.


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Rutgers Climate Institute is now on Twitter!






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Preparing for the Impacts of a Changing Climate on Public Health in New Jersey: A Workshop for Public Health Practitioners

On Friday June 3, 2016, Rutgers University hosted a workshop for public health professionals  to  learn about how a changing climate may affect public health in New Jersey and about strategies to better prepare New Jersey’s public health practitioners and professionals to address these impacts.  The workshop was planned planned by the New Jersey Climate Change and Public Health Working Group under the umbrella of the  New Jersey Climate Adaptation Alliance which is facilitated by Rutgers University.  Agenda and speaker presentations here.


Rutgers graduate students Kate Millsaps and Jeremy Glover named 2016 James J. Gallagher Family Fellows. 

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Focus on Climate Change and Agriculture: New Jersey

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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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