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The Sustainability Annual Report Is Here

The 2019-2020 academic year started with a renewed strategic vision for climate activism at Temple University. Goals included in the 2019-2020 Sustainability Annual Report were established in the 2019 Climate Action Plan.

The Climate Action Plan, released in April 2019, provided a roadmap for continued progress towards carbon neutrality by 2050. Over 300 members of the Temple community collaborated to articulate goals in 5 different focus areas. These are Academics and Research, Culture, Design, Energy, and Operations. The plan reflects a true commitment from Temple students, faculty and staff to work together to shape a more sustainable and just climate future on campus, in Philadelphia and beyond.

Although the COVID-19 outbreak pushed our report’s release, our students, faculty and staff remained committed to climate action. This Sustainability Annual Report details significant progress towards a more environmentally, socially, and economically sustainable future. Highlights include memorable accomplishments and progress toward goals in all focus areas.

Greenhouse gas emissions progress as seen in the Sustainability Annual Report.
Greenhouse gas emissions progress as seen in the Sustainability Annual Report

Check out the Temple University Sustainability Annual Report. Learn about our commitment to sustainability and our progress to the climate action goals we have in place.

Thank you for being a part of history in the making.

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