The Jersey City Climate and Energy Action Plan was adopted by the Municipal Council and the Planning Board in 2021, after a two-year public process. The Climate and Energy Action Plan lays out implementable roadmaps for Jersey City’s highest priority climate actions. It is an adopted element of the Jersey City Master Plan.
Appendix E of the plan includes documentation on the public process. It can be found HERE.
The City's first-ever Communitywide Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory, for the baseline year of 2016. This inventory was completed by the Office of Sustainability in partnership with Montclair State University's PSEG Institute for Sustainable Studies and ICLEI - Local Governments for Sustainability USA. (August 2019).
The Resilient Northeastern NJ project, launched in early 2021, will develop flood risk and resilience solutions for Jersey City, Newark, Hoboken, and Bayonne. We invite you to visit the project website often to learn about how you can participate in the Resilient Northeastern NJ process and track the program’s progress.
Jersey Water Works created Jersey WaterCheck to help consumers understand their local water and sewer systems, the role these systems play in community public health, and ways to become a “water citizen.” This easy-to-use website will help you find out information about water systems throughout the state.
This handy guide provides information for residents and business owners about flooding in Jersey City as well as recommendations and best practices for Green Infrastructure and Resilient Building Design Strategies.
Pollinators are important for our environment and for biodiversity. As urbanization continues to alter the natural landscape, managing urban environments as important habitats for pollinators will become ever more relevant.
Jersey City’s first Energy Savings Improvement Program (ESIP) will reduce operational costs, improve energy resiliency, and leverage energy savings to minimize cost on urgent capital infrastructure projects.
This joint effort between the NJDEP, Jersey City, Newark, Hoboken, Bayonne, Hudson County, Ironbound Community Corporation, and HOPES Community Action Partnership, supported by a team of consultants led by Arcadis, will identify and implement flood risk reduction strategies for the Northeastern NJ region to improve long-term environmental and economic resilience.
Mayor Steven M. Fulop's Executive Order will require 10% of all new municipal fleet vehicles to be fully electric this year where available, with a goal of 100% of new municipal fleet vehicles to be fully electric by 2030.
2019 will include events and programming designed to increase awareness of where sustainability can be implemented within the City’s many neighborhoods and connect residents to community initiatives that foster sustainability at a local scale.