As countries continue to grapple with the aftermath of a global pandemic, the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA) will meet virtually from February 22-23. At its fifth session, UNEA – the world’s highest environmental decision-making body – will bring together ministers and policy makers representing 193 member states as wellRead More →

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pennsylvania — As methods to help mitigate climate change continue to develop, two Penn State researchers have studied teachers’ beliefs and practices about environmental issues and theorized a design for social studies that focuses on “earth society”, not just human society. Mark Kissling, assistant professor in the DepartmentRead More →

(NASA) Note: An updated version of this article posted on April 21, 2020 is available here. The 1970s were an important time for American environmentalism. Congress passed the Clean Water Act and the Endangered Species Act, President Richard Nixon created the Environmental Protection Agency, and the nation celebrated its firstRead More →