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A Blueprint for Action: Policy Options to Reduce New Jersey's Contribution to Global Warming

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Publication Date: September 2006

Publisher(s): Environment New Jersey Research and Policy Center

Author(s): Tony Dutzik; Suzanne Liou; Dena Mottola

Funder(s): Energy Foundation

Funder(s): Energy Foundation

Topic: Environment (Weather and climate)

Keywords: renewable energy; energy efficiency; Clean Cars Program

Type: Report

Coverage: New Jersey


Global warming poses a serious threat to New Jersey's future. The state has already begun to respond to the problem, but additional action is needed if New Jersey is going to do its share to prevent the worst impacts of global warming, like inundation of parts of the Jersey Shore from rising seas. A Blueprint for Action describes 11 policy steps that, if taken, would reduce the state's global warming emissions to 6 percent below 2005 levels by 2020.