The obligation for higher education to translate academic research into action-oriented ideas is no better exemplified than by Penn’s recent launch of Climate Risk Solutions, a summer-long virtual ideation session jointly coordinated by the Wharton Risk Center, the Kleinman Center, the Penn Program on Regulation, and the Faculty Senate.
Mark Alan Hughes, a professor of practice at the University of Pennsylvania Stuart Weitzman School of Design, commends New York state for setting a new global benchmark for climate policy with the Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act. He asserts it is the most ambitious climate legislation passed by any government in the world.
Water is still on the mind of many Missourians right about now. As floodwaters crept their way down the Missouri River in recent weeks, questions outnumbered answers about how to best control future inundations.