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Green Tip

Adopting from an animal shelter/rescue allows you to rehome rescue animals and not support abusive practices. Avoid breeders and puppy mills!



Green Campus Tour

Guided maps of sustainability initiatives at Temple University

Climate Action Plan

Temple became a signatory of the Presidents Climate Commitment in 2008 and again in 2016.

Annual Report

Find out about Temple’s progress toward a more sustainable future by reviewing our Annual Report

Curriculum & Scholarship

Name Sustainability Interests School & Department
John Nosek John Nosek
  •  Expanding the boundaries of e-collaboration


Science and Technology, College of
Jonathan Nyquist Jonathan Nyquist
  •  Stormwater management and water quality


Science and Technology, College of
Michael Olszewski Michael Olszewski
  •  General botony and plant ecology
  • Horticultural substrates and seed germination


Landscape Architecture and Horticulture,
Environmental Design, School of
Eric Oskey Eric Oskey
  • Adaptive reuse of communist manufacturing complexes


Art, Tyler School of
Hamil Pearsall Hamil Pearsall
  • Urban sustainability
  • Environmental justice and health
  • GIS
  • Human dimensions of global environment change
  • Risk, hazards and vulnerability
  • Brownfield redevelopment


Geography & Urban Studies,
Liberal Arts, College of
Joseph Picone Joseph Picone
  •  Class projects - Power generated from biking


Electrical & Computer Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Donnalyn Pompper Donnalyn Pompper
  • Global justice and resistance
  • Crisis communication
  • Environmental risk and journalism


Strategic Communication,
Media & Communication, School of
Cornelius Pratt Cornelius Pratt
  • Health communication
  • Sustainable development
  • Applied ethics


Strategic Communication,
Media & Communication, School of
John James Pron John James Pron
  •  Adaptive reuse
  • Historic preservation


Art, Tyler School of
Songgang Qiu
  • Solar energy
  • Renewable energy
  • Energy efficiency
  • Bio-fuel power generation
  • Waste heat recovery
Mechanical Engineering,
Engineering, College of


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