Pennsylvania’s local governments can go solar…together

Local governments can go solar together. That’s what we are trying to do here in the middle of Pennsylvania. It’s environmentally sound and makes sound financial sense. It’s just common sense at this point. A couple of years ago Penn State (where I work but don’t speak for) received an unsolicited bid for a solar … More Pennsylvania’s local governments can go solar…together

Sundry academic thoughts on the Marvel Cinematic Universe

A collection of Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) thoughts & questions: Black Panther & Avengers: Infinity War are fables of sustainable development. Part of me wants to examine how the two movies using the UN Sustainable Development Goals and foundational documents in the global sustainability policy discourse. (New Nerd Nite topic sometime Stephanie?) I kinda want … More Sundry academic thoughts on the Marvel Cinematic Universe

Our statement to the Auditor General on the Climate Crisis

Today, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale held his first public hearing on the climate crisis. He has stated that Pennsylvania faces grave flooding risks among other problems and that we cannot rely on Washington to tackle the problem. If you didn’t know, last year the Centre Region where I live had record precipitation at about 64″. … More Our statement to the Auditor General on the Climate Crisis

Auditing climate action in Pennsylvania

This Thursday, March 14th, at 2 pm in the Stuckemann Building on the Penn State University Park campus, Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale will hold the first of three climate hearings. “Beyond the obvious public safety concerns related to flooding and infrastructure damage, a changing climate will impact health, transportation, agriculture, forestry, tourism – from … More Auditing climate action in Pennsylvania

Sketching the Blueprint for Pennsylvania’s Sustainable Development Future

My colleagues and I at Penn State are excited to host the Pennsylvania Environmental Consortium’s spring conference, Blueprint for the Future. Register here! Don’t miss Blueprint for the Future, PERC’s Conference on Sustainable Development Goals and Higher Education. The conference will be held Tuesday April 9th in the HUB Center on Penn State’s University Park … More Sketching the Blueprint for Pennsylvania’s Sustainable Development Future