How the Morris Arboretum is working to extend cherry blossom season
The director of horticulture at Morris Arboretum on the beauty, unpredictability, and future for cherry tree season.
What's 'sustainable happiness'? This monk knows
World-traveling monk Devamrita Swami will, in a campus talk, discuss how yoga principles—like the concept of “sustainable happiness”—can be applied to sustainability and even target the root of the climate crisis.
Making Mongolian ger dwellings more energy-efficient
Gers, called yurts in Russian, are the traditional one-room round, tent dwellings of Mongolian herders. In the last twenty years, about half of Mongolia’s population has settled in permanent “ger districts” around the capital city of Ulaanbaatar, bringing their nomadic tents with them.
10 takeaways from Penn’s 2017 sustainability report
The grades are in on how the University is stacking up against its Climate Action Plan goals. Here, find some of the highlights.