Climate Week Offers Something for ‘Every Member of the Penn Community’


With input from nearly every school and a focus on the interplay of the climate emergency with social justice issues and the global pandemic, Penn organized nearly a dozen events for the Penn Community. Among those event was a panel on access to nature by Penn Sustainability featuring PISC Community Action Board Member, Kiasha Huling of University City Green, Jerome Shabazz of the Overbrook Environmental Education Center, and PISC Senior Scholar Eugenia South, MD. These panelists discussed the impacts of nature on health, the history of the environmental movement, and how each organization is working to address issues of racial justice related to access to nature.

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