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Mar 25,2015

The Penn Program in Environmental Humanities presents a series of events exploring what we mean by nature in the age of the human, the Anthropocene, on April 10. Register to attend.Read more »

Dec 18,2014

Illustrating best practices for Green Living, this video entertains and informs about a sustainable lifestyle at Penn.Read more »

Dec 17,2014

The Green Living program at Penn, which encourages and rewards students for living an environmentally sustainable lifestyle, is the subject of a case study published on the AASHE website.Read more »

Dec 2,2014

Now in its second year, the Green Living Certification program offers enhanced rewards for students making conscious decisions to reduce their environmental footprint at Penn. Partnerships with...Read more »

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 »


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The 2014 Power Down Challenge resulted in a combined savings of over 35,000 kWh across campus –enough to power 3.3 homes’ electricity for one year.

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