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2022 EmpowerNJ Recap & 2023 Plans

As we look forward to the year ahead, the EmpowerNJ: No Fossil Fuel Projects coalition reflects on our combined successes and learns from defeats in order to accomplish even more in 2023.

Many Highs (we’ve only just begun!)

Organized several large public mobilizations and actions, including the
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Enact Transportation Equity in Maryland

Public transit and smart transportation planning are some of the most important tools that local and state governments have to fight climate change and reduce structural inequalities. Transportation decisions should improve local air quality, rather than drive greenhouse gas emissions, and reduce economic inequality instead of excluding working-class communities from the opportunities we need to thrive.
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Governor Murphy’s Road to Nowhere

Currently, 40% of New Jersey’s greenhouse gas emissions come from the transportation sector. Spending billions of dollars on road expansion while mass transit remains underfunded completely misses the urgency of the climate moment we are in.