Temperature records show that 2015 was the hottest since the late 1800s, when records were first kept. A class offered by Rutgers aims to teach citizens how to not only understand the changing climate, but also how to better care for the environment.
December 2015 saw higher temperatures than normal, but the weather variability that caused it also caused an unusually cold February that same year, said Alan Robock, a professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences.
Up to 8 inches of snow are expected from Winter Storm Jonas, which will hit between Friday night and Saturday morning. The storm will clear up by Sunday morning.
Rutgers-New Brunswick Chancellor Richard L. Edwards will be stepping down from his position and become a professor after a year-long sabbatical.