Governor Phil Murphy


As World Warms, Murphy Budget Offers Little Comfort

Climate change, green energy get scant attention in record-setting spending plan

TOM JOHNSON, JOHN REITMEYER / NJ SPOTLIGHT NEWS – As scientists warn climate change is accelerating, Gov. Phil Murphy’s $48.9 billion proposed state budget offers few new initiatives to reduce the emissions contributing to global warming or more money to help shift to 100% clean energy.

Murphy as governor has been publicly aggressive in promoting green-energy programs and in the past been willing to fund them …