The Center for Environmental Policy
Understanding our Planet
The Center for Environmental Policy (CEP) builds public and professional awareness on important environmental topics.
Sylvia Earle Speaks to Members of the Academy
The Center for Environmental Policy (CEP) brings nationally known speakers to the Academy, such as Sylvia Earle, pictured above.
City Council Forum
Urban Sustainability Forums are put on by an alliance of local groups.
The Academy’s Center for Environmental Policy (CEP) is a key player in the environmental and sustainability community in the greater Philadelphia region. Bringing together top scientists, policy makers, and the general public around issues of critical environmental importance, the CEP provides non-partisan, science-based information on key environmental issues, promotes solutions, and builds awareness. In addition the regular public programs held at the Academy on a variety of environmental topics, CEP also acts as a logistical hub for local working groups organized around sustainability issues.
Wednesday Dec 14 6:30 PM-8:30 PM
Join Jacqui Patterson and the Academy of Natural Sciences for a Town Square on environmental justice. Find out how community leaders are addressing environmental and climate justice as a human and civil rights issue. Following her discussion, ask Patterson your most pressing questions about climate justice and the environment.