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New Jersey’s energy plan hearing focuses on reducing emissions
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Peril & Promise

New Jersey’s energy plan hearing focuses on reducing emissions

Premiered: October 5, 2018

After the state of New Jersey stated its goal to use 100-percent clean energy by 2050, many environmentalists are asking the New Jersey Energy Master Plan Committee in Newark for a moratorium on new fossil fuel projects. Our partners at NJTV ...

A Beginner’s Guide to Living Car-Free
Rewire

A Beginner’s Guide to Living Car-Free

Posted: October 4, 2018

By Jen Fuller Editor’s Note: This story is part of a partnership between Peril and Promise and Rewire. Owning a car in the city can be annoying. Sitting in traffic is stressful, cars require constant upkeep and those parked ...

Hear these voices from the front lines of climate change
PRI's The World

Hear these voices from the front lines of climate change

Posted: October 4, 2018

By Carolyn Beeler, environmental reporter for PRI's The World [original article here] Billions of people all over the globe are already feeling the impacts of climate change — from the deserts of Somaliland to the peat bogs of northern ...

After Hurricane Irene, New Jersey builds against future floods
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NJTV News

After Hurricane Irene, New Jersey builds against future floods

Premiered: September 24, 2018

Aggressive flood waters prove to be an issue during each hurricane season. In New Jersey, flood waters threatened the American Water treatment plant during Hurricane Irene and that prompted a $37 million project to harden its perimeter. These ...

With 11% of New Jerseyans food insecure, why waste food?
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NJTV News

With 11% of New Jerseyans food insecure, why waste food?

Premiered: September 18, 2018

In 2017, New Jersey passed a law establishing a food waste reduction goal of 50 percent by 2030. The law requires the Department of Environmental Protection to develop a plan with public input to accomplish the goal. Can they reach it? Our ...

NJ takes major step to harness Atlantic Ocean’s wind energy
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NJTV News

NJ takes major step to harness Atlantic Ocean’s wind energy

Premiered: September 17, 2018

From NJTV News: By Michael Hill New Jersey has more than a hundred oceanfront miles and now it wants developers to bid to harness the Atlantic’s winds to generate more than 1,100 megawatts of energy, or enough power for 500,000 houses. Our ...