A group of dolphins apparently made their way into the Raritan River this week, attracting onlookers from New Brunswick and Highland Park.
Environment & Climate
New Brunswick’s history of industrial pollution and recent changes in the global climate have made the city a focal point for discussions about how to make society more sustainable. Hurricanes and other storms like have caused significant disruption many times in recent history, affecting the supply of drinking water, destroying public buildings, and shutting down transportation routes.
Volunteers and Organizations Team Up to Clean Up New Brunswick
Global and local non-profits organized large groups of people to clean up various parts of the city last month.
Dredging of Brainerd Lake Underway in Cranbury Township
The dredging of Brainerd Lake began in October and construction continues on the multi-million dollar project.
Middlesex County Joins Resilient NJ Initiative To Reduce Flood Risk
A partnership of Middlesex County leaders and technical experts have recently announced the launch of Resilient NJ: Raritan River and Bay Communities initiative.
Rutgers Board Votes to Divest From Fossil Fuel Industry
Rutgers University’s fiduciary oversight body, the Joint Committee on Investment (JCOI), announced that they will divest $80 million of Rutgers’ $1.6 billion endowment from the fossil fuel industry in a move celebrated by climate activists.
Pressure Builds for Rutgers to Divest From Fossil Fuels
A Rutgers University committee is tentatively scheduled to submit a report recommending whether or not to pull the University’s $80 million investments in the fossil fuel industry.
Cook/Douglass Campus: Paradise Amid The Pandemic
Amid the bustling city of New Brunswick and the trials and tribulations of the COVID-19 pandemic, there is a peaceful retreat right here at Rutgers University.