Nov 9, 2021
DOZENS OF COMMUNITY MEMBERS AND LEADERS GATHERED IN MONTCLAIR TO DEMAND CLIMATE ACTION
“We want to take action because we care about leaving a livable world for all future generations,” founder of Montclair Climate Action David Korfhage said.
Aug 27, 2021
Advocates Announce Sweeping Green in ’21 Environmental Initiative, 100% Clean Energy Goal by 2035
The Green in ’21 initiative follows New Jersey LCV Ed Fund’s groundbreaking Green in ’17 effort, which positioned New Jersey as a leader in taking actions to protect clean drinking water, foster the clean energy economy of the future, catalyze actions on environmental justice, and advance a more sustainable future for our children and grandchildren — setting a high bar for other states to surpass.
May 14, 2021
Burlington County Passes a Resolution in Support of a New Jersey Green Amendment
On Wednesday, May 12th, the Burlington County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously to pass a resolution in support of a New Jersey Green Amendment, making Burlington one of the first to do this at the county level.
May 14, 2021
Youth Voices Urge Legislators to Advance the NJ Green Amendment
Youth leaders across New Jersey are urging their legislators to make history and advance a New Jersey Green Amendment, a constitutional environmental rights amendment that would recognize and protect the rights to pure water, clean air, a stable climate and healthy environments for all people
May 10, 2021
NJ Youth - Generation of Environmental Action
New Jersey youth have been proving that they want to be participants in their education and not just recipients of information. ANJEE co-President Mike Chodroff, moderates a conversation with several environmental youth organizations involved with education, activism, and policy and discuss new opportunities for students to get involved with ANJEE's youth engagement initiatives.
May 10, 2021
Cranbury teen wins environmental award for speaking against climate change
A local Cranbury teen won an environmental award for her advocacy in speaking out against climate change and its effect on marginalized communities.
Apr 26, 2021
New Jersey students want to save the world this Earth Day
Mura is part of the New Jersey Student Sustainability Coalition (NJSSC), a group run entirely by high-school and college students who push green initiatives. The organization hosts events, creates letter-writing campaigns, teaches activism techniques and uses other ways to preserve the Earth for future generations.
The Sun Newspapers
Apr 21, 2021
Earth Week 2021 Events Are In-Person and Online
Since last week, the New Jersey Student Sustainability Coalition has been holding events centered on the proposed environmental rights amendment to New Jersey’s constitution.
Apr 18, 2021
Upcoming: NJ Student Sustainability Coalition Launches Earth Week Events for the Green Amendment
Organized by and for
students for a constitutional amendment that will safeguard our futures, we encourage you to join
one or all of these events to learn more and help advance the NJ Green Amendment movement.
Apr 16, 2021
Looking to halt LNG expansion, opponents urge Biden to block exports
Activists including the New Jersey State Industrial Council and the New Jersey Student Sustainability Coalition argued in a letter to Biden on Wednesday that exporting the super-cooled form of natural gas results in emissions that are at least as potent as coal in forming greenhouse gases, and so are at odds with the climate policies of the new administration.
NJ Spotlight News
Apr 6, 2021
NJ Student Sustainability Coalition discuss the Green Amendment
Tri-County Sustainability welcomes the NJ Student Sustainability Coalition to discuss their advocacy for the Green Amendment for the Generations and how you can work with you local and state legislatures to pass this important bill.
Tri-County Sustainability YouTube
Mar 26, 2021
Help Us Get the Clean Energy Equity Act Out of Committee!
As a young person concerned about the environment, I’ve been raised aware of two popular narratives. The first is that clean energy will be saves us from climate change. The second is that environmentalists care more about saving trees and polar bears than we do about making sure our own people have jobs and a healthy economy.
TAPinto West Orange
Feb 14, 2021
What's up with all of the Acronyms? ANJEE 36th Winter Conference
There are so many incredible organizations in the environmental field. Although each has its own mission, often times we find ourselves overlapping and working together. Each participant will provide us with some insights into their organization and the resources they have to offer. This is an opportunity to understand what’s behind the curtain of each organizations’ acronym.
Oct 5, 2020
Student Spotlight: Kareena Salvi C’23
I’m trying to continue my relationship with the NJ Student’s Sustainability Coalition as they focus on environmental issues. The discussions revolve around environmental issues within NJ, including the lead water crisis, banning plastic, power plants and fracking.
Jun 28, 2020
Changemaker Spotlight: Bye Bye Plastic Bags NJ✨
Purva Bommireddy is a rising high school senior with a passion for the intersection of engineering, activism, and storytelling. She is the founder and team leader of Bye Bye Plastic Bags New Jersey, working to elevate the youth voice for action against single-use plastic bags.
Apr 20, 2020
How to Participate in Earth Day from Home in New Jersey
“There are so many connections between the current crisis and the climate crisis,” said JoAnna Contarino, an organizer for New Jersey Student Sustainability Coalition. “We have seen how quickly trillions of dollars can be used during a crisis, and we are asking for this type of investment to fight climate change.”
South Jersey Climate News
Dec 7, 2019
Hundreds march in youth climate strikes across N.J.
“We want to show that citizens from all across New Jersey are paying attention to what our legislators are doing,” said Ananya Singh, who helped organize the action and is a part of the New Jersey Student Sustainability Coalition.