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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
Deborah Howe Deborah Howe
  • Research interests include land use and transportation policy innovations that support the creation of built environments that encourage active, healthy lifestyles through walking, bicycling and other physical activity. 


Community and Regional Planning,
Environmental Design, School of
Monte Hull Monte Hull
  •  Environmental ethics


Liberal Arts, College of
Pauline Hurley-Kurtz Pauline Hurley-Kurtz
  •  Native species
  • Storm water management through plantings
  • Sustainable site design
  • Community planning in rural and urban contexts
Landscape Architecture and Horticulture,
Environmental Design, School of
Parsaoran Hutapea Parsaoran Hutapea
  •  PEM fuel cells


Mechanical Engineering,
Engineering, College of
James Hutchin James Hutchin
  •  Global climate change and the insurance industry


Strategic Management,
Business & Management, Fox School of
Andrew Isenberg Andrew Isenberg
  • American environmentalism


Liberal Arts, College of
Monika Jelic
  •  Local and global perspectives of population health
  • Health disparities in populations
  • Pediatric obesity within communities


Health Professions and Social Work, College of
David Kargbo David Kargbo

Advanced nanotechnology tools to evaluate environmental and human health impact, including:

  • soil screening for protection of human health and the environment;
  • environmental implications of hydraulic fracturing for extraction of natural gas;
  • biodiesel production from wastewater sludges;
  • predicting and reducing the impact of acid generation from mining operation; and,  
  • sustainable use waste ash to clean up contaminated environments.
Civil & Environmental Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Mohammad Kiani Mohammad Kiani
  • Sustainable urban environment
  • Nanotechnology
Mechanical Engineering,
Engineering, College of
Michael Klein Michael Klein
  • Interaction of water with natural and synthetic systems
Science and Technology, College of


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