Department of Environmental Protection

Climate Change

New Jersey is working to address and mitigate the impacts of climate change. So far, its efforts have been successful, with New Jersey’s attainment of the 2020 greenhouse gas reduction goal years ahead of schedule. New Jersey is now looking ahead to its 2050 Goal and is accelerating its transition to a low carbon economy through reducing its carbon pollution, expanding its clean energy infrastructure and building resilient communities.

2050 NJ Emission Goals
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Climate Basics

Learn about NJ’s Climate and why climate change is happening.

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NJ Climate Data

Learn about NJ’s changing climate, its statewide greenhouse gas emissions and key scientific research.

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Take Action

Learn how NJ is combating climate change and how you can make a difference.

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