Taking a closer look at cryptocurrency
Experts across the University share their thoughts on how cryptocurrency has globally transformed businesses, research, and the environment.
Penn at COP26: By the numbers
A look at who is representing the University at this global conference, what they’re focused on, and how it fits into the bigger picture of worldwide climate action.
Cities: ‘Where all the good stuff happens’
In his new book, Mark Alan Hughes of the Kleinman Center and Weitzman School of Design argues that cities don’t need to change to be livable. Rather, their unique qualities are the very origins of livability itself.
On-farm opportunities and challenges for solar development
On-farm solar development is increasingly becoming a financially viable and environmentally friendly alternative on American farmland.
The infrastructure bill could fix trucking for the long haul
As the country explores major infrastructure investments, urban truck ports have the potential to increase the fuel efficiency of trucks, reduce air pollution, and improve the lives of truckers who deliver our critical goods.
The outlook for science under the Biden-Harris administration
Penn Today spoke with experts in various areas of science and environmental policy about what they anticipate will shift now that President Biden has assumed the nation’s leadership.
America’s first fossil fuel state
History course looks at Pennsylvania’s role in helping fossil fuel power the making of the modern world.
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.
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.