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July, 2020

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm

This forum will discuss investments being made by utilities to prepare their infrastructure for the threats of climate change, and the measures that institutions, including local governments, can take to protect their electricity supply. 


Neil Weisenfeld, P.E., Senior Energy Resilience Expert, ICF

Charles Viemeister, Project Manager—Strategic Planning, Con Edison

Eric Stein, Manager of New Technology Programs, PECO

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 1:15pm to 2:30pm

As governments step up efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, the number of carbon pricing initiatives continues to grow around the world. Center for Climate and Energy Solutions is organizing a  webinar which will highlight the latest trends in carbon pricing globally and take a closer look at leading examples at the international, national, and state levels.

Penn Shield
Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm

Join Climate Leaders @ Penn and The Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center on July 15th from 5:00-6:30 pm (EST) in a special event featuring eight of the climate risk solutions submitted earlier this year, presented by their authors. Attendees will have a chance to join break-out room discussions focused on these solutions. Register using this link.

Penn Shield
Wednesday, July 29, 2020 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm

Join us for a conversation with Michael Mascarenhas, an Associate Professor at Berkeley, to discuss the intersection of climate and racial justice. Historically, the environmental movement has been largely the realm of privileged and white elites. Given recent events, we have a unique opportunity to more effectively coalition build and advocate for stronger, more resilient and sustainable communities. 

August, 2020

Penn Shield
Wednesday, August 5, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:15pm

Hear from alumni who will discuss their experience in the areas of scientific research, education, sustainability, policy, resilience, and planning for the environment.  Explore the latest developments and challenges by hearing from professionals in the field who will speak about their progression in the field.

7:00 – 7:45 PM ET: Moderated Discussion and Q&A

7:45 - 8:15 PM ET: Breakout Networking Session with speakers

Links to join our conversation will be sent via e-mail prior to the event.

September, 2020

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Learn about the making and use of biochar and compost tea to improve garden and orchard soils.  Biochar is a charcoal-like soil enhancer made by burning organic material. Compost Tea is a living liquid soil enhancer made by 'brewing' compost.  In this workshop we'll be going over the history, usage, properties and how they improve the life of the soil. We'll have live demonstrations of making biochar and brewing compost tea and talk about their application.

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 (All day) to Monday, September 28, 2020 (All day)

Originally scheduled for April 1-5, 2020 at The Academy of Natural Sciences, the 4th annual Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival is going virtual the week of September 23-28. For more information, please visit the Philadelphia Environmental Film Festival website.