The Institutes of Energy and Environment organizes and hosts a number of recurring events.
Past Event Highlights
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Energy Days is a two-day conference that brings together professionals working in all areas of energy to discuss topics ranging from energy technology to energy policy and justice. The goal is to create an opportunity for a diverse range of stakeholders to collaborate. The most recent Energy Days was held May 19–20, 2021.
Penn State faculty, staff, and students are invited to participate in the final of a series of three Energy University forums.
Renowned scholar and activist Robert Bullard will present the virtual keynote talk at Penn State’s 2021 Colloquium on the Environment. Bullard will discuss “The Quest for Environmental and Climate Justice in the U.S." at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 1.
Environmental factors impact health, including air and water pollution, pesticides/herbicides, and other dynamics. In addition, such impacts are often compounded by environmental justice concerns, as has been emphasized further by COVID-19 disproportionate impact on minority communities.
Penn State’s Climate and Health Initiative is a “whole of university” effort focused on the intersection of climate and health, especially as it exacerbates the impact of environmental justice on vulnerable populations.
Penn State faculty, staff, and students are invited to participate in a series of forums that are focused on energy. The second forum, Energy University: Energy Education, is on Friday, March. 5 from 9–10:30 a.m. Agenda