By Olivia Thomas
May 27, 2019

university sustainability with penn state university | EP 40 | podcast

Sustainability Defined, episode 40 takes it back to school.  What can university campus's do for sustainability? How do you bring sustainability to such a large institute such as Penn State?  What exactly does sustainability mean for a university?  How are campus's encouraging sustainability?  These questions and more are discusses with Penn State University Sustainability Officer, a Professor and some students on the campus.  The podcast reaches into the carbon footprint of universities and their major role in advancing sustainability.  He discusses how they implement a 'bottom up approach' and what this means as well as the push back he takes on.  They focus on "...the nuances of sustainability on college campuses, including a special focus on Penn State University..." 

Guests of focus on this podcast: Dr. Paul Shrivastava, Penn State University's Chief Sustainability Officer, Professor McClain, and two of the students in Professor McClain's class. 

Learn more about what universities are doing and could do more of in listening to the 52:10 minute podcast below:

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