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Latest Blog Posts

  • Innovative Solutions to Address Philadelphia’s Energy Burden

    January 19, 2022

    The average Philadelphian spends 6.7% of their income on energy. That’s more than twice the national average. As the city of Philadelphia explores decarbonization and…The post Read more

  • Slow Fashion in Philly

    November 17, 2021

    Culture on campus is ripe for climate action and Temple Sustainability is encouraging you to ‘decarbonize your life’. Let’s think critically about our consumption: What…The post Read more

  • Community Engagement and Environmental Justice

    November 03, 2021

    Policy EcoLead and Temple Student Government Director of Grounds nad Sustainability, Katie Perrone, shares her local climate action planning internship experience and discusses learning from…The post Read more

  • Transportation and Climate Change

    October 29, 2021

    This will be the first of three blog posts on the transit system in Philadelphia and its connections to climate justice. Stay tuned for our…The post Read more

  • Energy, Electricity, and the Climate Crisis

    August 06, 2021

    Modern American society crumbles without energy. Employers who store all their files online, young drivers of gas-powered cars who rely on Google Maps to get…The post Read more

  • Civilian Climate Corps

    July 08, 2021

    Historic heat waves are sweeping the Northwest with roads buckling under heat stress and hundreds already pronounced dead. Climate-related crises like these are becoming commonplace…The post Read more

  • Philosophy and the Climate Crisis

    June 21, 2021

    In order to tackle the climate crisis, we will need thousands of people organizing their friends, family, neighbors, and co-workers to take bold, collective action…The post Read more

  • Climate Action and Global Citizenship

    April 30, 2021

    Environmental issues do not distinguish between borders, so it is only natural that an international perspective is brought into the discussion. That is exactly what…The post Read more

  • Students & Local Climate Action Planning in Pennsylvania

    April 29, 2021

    How can college students take climate action in local government? This question is at the core of the Local Climate Action Program (LCAP) under the…The post Read more

  • Struggle Space to a Green New Deal

    April 27, 2021

    Decades upon decades of racial discrimination have shaped the landscape of who has power and resources in Philadelphia. These inequities remain today and stand to…The post Read more