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Dr. Kenneth Lacovara, founding dean of the School of Earth & Environment at Rowan University, discusses the theory of the sixth mass extinction and how it relates to climate change, as well as  his insights into the new museum at the Edelman Fossil Park, expected to open in 2023

Video: Dr. Ken Lacovara discusses climate change, the sixth mass extinction, and new museum

The following is a series of videos produced by SJ Climate News that features interviews with Dr. Kenneth Lacovara, founding dean of the School of Earth & Environment at Rowan University. Dr. Lacovara,...

This photo shows just a portion of the Atlantic City Wind Farm. Atlantic City Wind Farm by Rlyeh Imaging is licensed under CC BY 2.0.

State tackling climate change through solar and wind initiatives

Chelsea Valcourt, Staff Writer July 21, 2022

In recent years, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has rolled out a series of green-initiative plans aimed at combating New Jersey’s biggest challenge – climate change. Sea level rise, increased precipitation,...

Climate science: IPCC report launch and exclusive briefings by The Climate Group by TheClimateGroup is marked with CC BY-NC-SA 2.0.

What do IPCC findings mean for South Jersey?

Chelsea Valcourt, Staff Writer April 8, 2022

New Jersey has seen its fair share of weather extremes. In just a 30-day span in February, South Jersey saw temperatures ranging from 18°F to 71°F, according to the National Weather Service. On Feb....

Students form Winslow Township High School came in first place in the high school division Pictured here:  Gabriella Robinson, Janaya Sharpe, and Leila Quatorze [Not Pictured: Annika Erickson]. Photo courtesy of Carolyn Tagmire.

High School Students Awarded for Innovative Climate Change Strategies

Chelsea Valcourt, Staff Writer March 8, 2022

Reducing the amount of meat in your diet, limiting food waste, and eliminating single-use plastics were just some of the inventive ideas local high school and middle school students came up with as an...

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