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New Jersey

Gov. Chris Christie
Separated by less than a mile, political leaders in New Jersey and New York diverge on the issue of climate change.
In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced a series...
Dec 19, 2013 | Read More
Gov. Chris Christie speaks after signing into law the solar energy bill
Gov. Christie's move to secure solar's future was a pragmatic one. Don't expect him to 'campaign to promote renewables across the country,' says advocate.
A law in New Jersey requiring more use of solar power was approved with virtually no opposition—...
Aug 2, 2012 | Read More
A solar installation in Pilesgrove, N.J.
A gold-rush mentality took over in New Jersey, fostering a solar boom that could go bust. Meanwhile, other states are on the rise.
New Jersey added more solar panels than any other state last quarter, marking the first time that...
Jun 18, 2012 | Read More
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie
This Week in Clean Economy: The success or failure of a lawsuit to force Gov. Christie to rejoin RGGI comes down to whether the public has a say.
Environmental groups took what might be their last recourse to reinstate New Jersey into a...
Jun 8, 2012 | Read More
Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick
Study finds that cap-and-trade and other clean energy policies have helped Northeastern states cut CO2 emissions faster than the rest of the nation.
America's greenhouse gas emissions are headed up again, driven by a recovering economy, federal...
Apr 20, 2012 | Read More
Tremley Point oil refinery on the Arthur Kill and Rahway River, Linden, New Jers
Group says NE low-carbon fuel law 'unlikely to survive judicial scrutiny.' One AG tells InsideClimate News the warning won't change state's course.
One of the country's biggest opponents of low-carbon fuel standards has fired a warning shot at...
Apr 3, 2012 | Read More
An aeriel view of Irving Oil's refinery in New Brunswick, Canada, which supplies
A clean fuels effort among 11 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states is fading, as new pipelines for tar sands crude to the Atlantic get an industry push.
In New Jersey, Gov. Chris Christie's administration pulled out of a proposed pact to cut global...
Mar 29, 2012 | Read More
Chris Christie delivers FY2013 budget address at the Statehouse in Trenton, N.J.
Christie's budget would empty the clean energy fund and take all that's left of RGGI revenues. Meanwhile, in the EU, green jobs pass the million mark.
In his new budget blueprint, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is proposing to divert $210 million...
Feb 24, 2012 | Read More
New Jersey State Legislature
State lawmakers have moved five bills in an attempt to stop Gov. Christie's planned year-end RGGI withdrawal
Update (June 30): The New Jersey State Senate approved two senate bills on June 27 — S-2946 and SCR...
Jun 24, 2011 | Read More
Gov. Christie
The plan would reduce renewable energy goals to 22.5 percent of electricity generation by 2020, down from the 30 percent of his predecessor
Gov. Chris Christie's vision for New Jersey's energy future has come under fire from green industry...
Jun 14, 2011 | Read More