Climate Change

Visualizing future cities with Zhongjie Lin

A new three-year project called called “Spatial Visions Connecting China and the West: A Centennial Review and New Perspectives on Future Urban Environments” will address global issues like climate change and migration will begin at Penn and travel to Beijing.

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Coral reef resilience

With coral reefs under threat from climate change, marine biologist Katie Barott studies how some corals may prove resilient to warming temperatures and acidifying oceans.

Katherine Unger Baillie

Immersive stories to spur action on climate

Organized by the Penn Program in Environmental Humanities (PPEH), a two-day festival, “Environmental Storytelling and Virtual Reality” begins Friday, and will explore how virtual reality and other immersive storytelling might inspire action on climate change.

Katherine Unger Baillie

New technologies and their global impact

Former Secretary of State John Kerry joined former U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and other guests at Perry World House’s third annual Fall Colloquium to discuss “How Emerging Technologies Are Rewiring the Global Order.”

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In the News

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How to study climate change in college

Yvette Bordeaux and Kristine Rabberman of the School of Arts and Sciences’ College of Liberal and Professional Studies spoke about the educational opportunities surrounding the study of climate change.



The housing market is fueling our collective climate denial

Billy Fleming of the Stuart Weitzman School of Design said the U.S. needs to take action when it comes to preparing for climate change. “Every day we do not spend organizing communities around this question of ‘how do we leave and where do we go?’ is just making all of these other decisions harder and more expensive down the road.”