NJSPL – Climate Education Initiatives in New Jersey

February 8, 2024

According to the 2020 New Jersey Scientific Report on Climate Change, New Jersey is warming more quickly than the rest of the Northeast region. The state is experiencing a myriad of climate-related challenges – including higher rates of sea-level rise and warmer temperatures, increased precipitation, and so-called “sunny-day” flooding. The long-term impacts of climate change in New Jersey span decreased water and air quality, extreme weather, and drought, which exacerbate existing environmental, economic, and public health stressors in the state’s Environmental Justice communities. In the face of these challenges, climate education emerges as a transformative strategy to enhance adaptation and increase public participation in climate-related measures.

Read more about what Josephine “O’Grady (MPP ’24) found in this study.

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