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 May 10 6:30 PM-8:00 PM
Join us for our annual Cheryl Beth Silverman Memorial Lecture featuring Richard Prum, a professor of Ornithology at Yale, a MacArthur Fellow, and the author of the forthcoming new book The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin’s Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Animal World — And Us.
Thursday May 18 6:30 PM-8:00 PM
On Thursday, May 18, join Sandra Postel and the Academy of Natural Sciences for a Town Square on freshwater issues.