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Penn Sustainability Review Increases Environmental Dialogue Across Campus

March 1, 2012

Yet another addition to the University’s impressive portfolio of Green Fund projects, the Penn Sustainability Review (PSR) is a student-run online and print publication featuring sustainability-related opinion editorials, leadership interviews, research papers.

The journal aims to provide a platform for all members of the Penn community to exchange knowledge, ideas, and perspectives between students, faculty, and professionals on wide-ranging sustainability issues.

Over the course of every academic year, the PSR team will publish a print publication and maintain regular online updates that incorporate relevant thought-provoking articles. Both the print and online editions of the PSR will cover a number of topics including: climate change, green architecture, corporate strategic sustainability, resource and energy conservation, public policy, and sustainable technology.

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The operation of buildings contributes to 30-40% of total global energy use.

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