New York & New Jersey Climate Education Youth Summit

2 Feb 2021 8:47 PM | NJSTA (Administrator)

New York & New Jersey Climate Education Youth Summit

Dates: Monday, February 8th to Friday, February 12th 2021

Time: 3:30pm - 6:30pm EST

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The New York & New Jersey Climate Education Youth Summit is organized by the Center for Sustainable Development at the Earth Institute Columbia University in partnership with New Jersey Audubon and the National Wildlife Federation in New York City. The main objective of this weeklong Summit is to increase awareness about local environmental issues in the two States and to encourage community activism thought citizen science and other approaches. The Summit will also make youth aware of career pathways in sustainability and environmental education. There will be networking sessions with current sustainability track Columbia University students. The Summit will also provide opportunities for Q and As with world-renowned economists such as Jeffrey Sachs, marine biologist Joaquim Goes, and New York Times reporter and Earth Institute journalist Andrew Revkin. In addition, there will be numerous workshops designed to help youth enhance environmental skills, and play an active role in their communities to address sustainability issues. The Summit is a great opportunity to open young minds to the possibilities in research and activism. The Summit’s keynote speaker is New Jersey’s First Lady, Ms. Tammy Murphy who is spearheading climate change education as an integral topic in New Jersey’s K-12 school learning standards. 

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