Empowering refugee communities with access to clean water
With project Maji, seniors Martin Leet and Leah Voytovich will use their President’s Engagement Prize to install a solar-powered water tank and provide agricultural and first aid training for members of the Olua I community.
Energy and water autonomy for off-grid waterfront floating structures
The Thermal Architecture Lab at the Weitzman School is part of a collaboration to develop energy and water autonomous systems for off-grid floating structures that are designed to adapt to rising waters.
Brandon Gonzalez finds creativity in engineering energy efficiency
From a Nintendo Gameboy to engineering, a passion for energy engineering and creative problem solving has been the path for the Penn Engineering student.
Offsetting carbon emissions, one ton at a time
Carbon offsets are a small but meaningful market in its mission to contribute to greenhouse gas reducing industries and practices in order to compensate for emissions made elsewhere.
Penn signs Power Purchase Agreement for largest solar project in Pennsylvania
The agreement will result in the construction in central Pennsylvania of two new solar energy facilities that combined can generate 220 megawatts of electricity.
What to do when cutting emissions alone is no longer enough
Four factors to consider in the race to solve the climate crisis, including how to scale up a tool called negative emissions and why the oceans can only help so much.
Penn sends largest ever delegation to UN climate conference
At COP 25, representatives from the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy, Perry World House, Penn IUR, and elsewhere discuss global climate challenges.
‘Climate Risk Solutions,’ a 30-part report on climate change proposals
Wharton’s Steven Kimbrough and Carolyn Kousky and Penn Law's Cary Coglianese discuss the solutions offered by a new report by a number of Penn experts on climate change, “Climate Risk Solutions.”