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Green Tip

Unplugging your devices, lowering your heat, and smartly disposing of waste are a few ways to leave for break on sustainable note!



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
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
Fei Ren
  • Renewable energy and energy efficiency
  • Energy infrastructure materials
Mechanical Engineering,
Engineering, College of
James Rogers
  • Public policy and the environment


Political Science,
Liberal Arts, College of


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