Environmental Studies News

Temple University’s College of Liberal Arts offers students the opportunity to minor or major in Environmental Studies. Offered through our Department of Geography and Urban Studies, the programs teach students to better understand and respect their environment. The faculty teaches students how environmental decision making in one part of the world affects people in other parts. By illustrating those connections they help to develop the theoretical and methodological basis that empowers graduates to make meaningful, positive change. Follow the stories here to understand the impact of those changes and please contact us if you have a story of your own you think we should tell.

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Professor Jerry Stahler was featured in a Temple Now article titled Temple professor dedicated to fighting addiction in Philadelphia

Yale University Professor Karen Seto recently shared takeaways for urban areas from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s Fifth Assessment Report with CLA students.

College of Liberal Arts environmental studies alumna Avi Loren Fox talks about founding her own business, Wild Mantle, and how tomorrow’s graduates can follow in her footsteps.

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The Department of Geography and Urban Studies recently held a panel to discuss the implications of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s October report, which is an update to 2016’s Paris Climate Agreement.

photo of Steven Romalewski presenting to audience at GIS day

Temple University’s College of Liberal Arts celebrated GIS Day 2018 with a host of talks and a workshop. At the center of the forum, was a keynote talk about how GIS technology is helping the U.S. Census Bureau ensure an accurate count in 2020.

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