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From Philadelphia to Europe, students are walking out of the classroom and into the streets to stress the urgent need for climate action.
The future needs a stronger constituency and younger voters are the solution.
Kleinman Center Faculty Director Mark Hughes delivers testimony about the sustainability of Philadelphia Gas Works. Carbon neutrality would flip PGW from a dismal future liability to a competitive asset for at least the remainder of the 21st century.
As rates of sea level rise accelerate, the Netherlands must confront a future that looks very different from today: one that requires the Dutch to redefine their relationship with water.
Do we have the political will to decarbonize our energy systems? Rachel Kyte and others came to Penn to discuss how to make this ambition a reality.
Investors advocate for IEA’s World Energy Outlook to push for more climate action and be transparent on the limits to negative emissions.
Japan is betting big on hydrogen in the lead-up to the 2020 Olympics. Will this be the moment that hydrogen proves itself to be a viable solution to the energy challenges of the 21st century?
Barcelona is taking streets back from cars and creating walkable, mixed-use public spaces, or “superblocks.” Its plan is insanely ambitious. I went to see how it’s going.
As the demand for energy grows, there is a need for more reliable and cleaner sources of energy. A recent panel explored the state of today’s energy storage.
At a conference in San Juan, thought leaders gather to discuss innovation amidst crisis.