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Penn President Amy Gutmann introduces Climate Action Plan 2.0, which serves as Penn’s blueprint for environmental excellence.

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Mar 12,2014

Creative, energy-conserving members of the Penn community joined together to save electricity during this year's Power Down Challenge, Feb 3 - March 2, 2014. 

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Nov 13,2014

SASFrontiers, news on research and scholarship in The School of Arts & Sciences, published in October 2014, SEEING THE WORLD -- Undergraduate Leah Davidson uses the visual arts to energize environmentalism.Read more »

Nov 13,2014

Playing now on Penn's YouTube channel is a short video produced for the launch of the University's Climate Action Plan 2.0.Read more »

Nov 13,2014

Five years after releasing its original Climate Action Plan, the University of Pennsylvania today announced the launch of Climate Action Plan 2.0, a roadmap for environmental improvement and sustainability on campus to 2019 and beyond.Read more »

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Sep 2,2014

 Let's reduce our electricity usage between 3 pm and 6pm today.Read more »

Aug 14,2014

Learning and leading – both of these terms describe what it is to be an Eco-Rep at Penn. Eco-Reps are volunteers who educate, engage, and empower others in sustainability in their own offices or...Read more »

Apr 25,2014

For the second year in a row, the Penn Athletics Eco-Reps are working to "green" Penn Relays. This year's effort is even bigger and better than before thanks to the help of over forty "Green Team...Read more »

Mar 17,2014

In the two years since the introduction of Penn’s Green Office Certification program, 71 offices have been certified, covering more than 1,400 employees. Of these, four offices have achieved Level...Read more »

Mar 17,2014

On Friday, February 21, the Athletics Eco-Reps had a great win for sustainability with a Zero-waste Basketball Game. Nearly 20 volunteers spent the evening helping Quaker fans to sort all waste...Read more »

Mar 17,2014

As a small city of more than 30,000 people, Penn daily produces a large amount  waste – some of it headed for recycling, some of it for compost, and, yes, some of it for the landfill. Always a...Read more »

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