Climate Action Group

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The adaptation working group will work across campus and engage with our host communities to establish comprehensive plans for just and equitable climate adaptation.


Steve Keleman
Director, Office of Emergency Management, Rutgers IP&O
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Jeffrey Issler
Emergency Management Specialist, Rutgers IP&O
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Marjorie Kaplan,  Rutgers Climate & Energy Institute
Dave Robinson,  Professor, Geography, New Jersey State Climatologist

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  • Develop a data collection system/methodology that will allow for comprehensive and consistent Scope 3 emissions reporting.
  • Reduce indirect (Scope 3) emissions associated with the non-food supply chain, procurement, and waste by at least 30% by 2030 and increase overall supply chain sustainability
    • Implement a comprehensive university source reduction and reuse policy
      and program
    • Purchase products with reduced toxic chemicals