Energy Week 2023
This March, the Kleinman Center and Vagelos Institute for Energy Science and Technology hosted our third annual week of energy-focused events across campus. Our event lineup included a deep dive into ESG, a look at the energy impacts of the war in Ukraine, student lightning talks, a workshop about regenerative agriculture, and more.
Explore the event recordings and stay tuned for next year’s Energy Week 2024!
Kleinman Center Events:
ESG—short for Environmental, Social and Governance—is all the buzz in the business and investment worlds. But what exactly is ESG?
Two panels look at Russia’s strategy of wartime energy weaponization through the lens of its long-term trend of using energy as a weapon.
Explore the role of higher education institutions in advancing decarbonization efforts in the context of their communities.
Accomplished alumni working in the field of energy share insights for preparing for a successful entrance into the energy sector.
Explore how to marry the concerns of sustainability and steady electricity provision in informal urban settlements.
Presentations on energy research from Penn graduate and undergraduate students from across campus.
Explore the possibility of regenerative agriculture as a just climate solution.
A conversation with Beth Hoffman on the dollars and sense of growing food in America
A panel of experts discusses how climate change and climate disasters impact health outcomes for different populations and exacerbates health inequities.
Experts in public health, transportation systems, and emergency response reflect on the vulnerability of the Penn and Drexel campuses to possible train derailments.
A panel of chief heat officers from three continents discuss how to make cities more resilient to heatwaves.
In his forthcoming book, The Heat Will Kill You First, renowned journalist and author Jeff Goodell explains how extreme heat is radically changing the world and impacting the lives of people everywhere.