A message from Campaign Director Tom Gilbert We don’t need to wait for the election results to know that the next Governor of New Jersey has a mandate to speed up our state’s shift to clean, renewable, homegrown energy like wind and solar. New Jerseyans have spoken. Nearly 90% of our registered voters feel renewable… Read More
33% Renewable Energy by 2030 Is Essential to Meet Emissions Targets TRENTON, NJ (September 28, 2017) – A groundbreaking study released today by ReThink Energy NJ and New Jersey Conservation Foundation (NJ Conservation) lays out a scenario detailing how New Jersey can cut harmful carbon emissions from generating electric power in half by 2030…. Read More
“New Jersey needs to adopt more renewable energy and energy efficiency if we want a safe, healthy future for our state,” said Tom Gilbert, campaign director, ReThink Energy NJ and New Jersey Conservation Foundation. “The direction of our state’s energy path must change, to emphasizing renewables and efficiency, in order to get on track to… Read More
ReThink’s campaign director Tom Gilbert recently submitted an Opinion piece that ran in The Record on August 1. Gilbert describes several energy efficiency measures that our state’s next Governor should consider, because they are proven to create jobs, eliminate waste, save money, and improve public health. Read the full article here.
There was a time when the debate over the nation’s economic future boiled down to the question: “Do you want a clean environment, or good jobs?” In reality, New Jersey is showing that we need, and can have, both of these things. Three times as many New Jerseyans work in solar and wind electricity generation… Read More