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.
Monday Mar 16 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
At this edition of Tapping our Watershed, Adam Levine, historical consultant at the Philadelphia Water Department, will present, “From Creek to Sewer: History of Topographical Change in Philadelphia.”
Monday Apr 20 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
At this edition of Tapping our Watershed, Julie Slavet, Executive Director of the Tookany/Tacony Frankford Watershed Partnership, presents, "The Tookany/Tacony Frankford Watershed Partnership: From the Headwaters to the Delaware via Streets and Tweets."
Monday May 18 6:00 PM-7:00 PM
At this edition of Tapping our Watershed, Christopher Crockett, Deputy Commissioner of Planning and Environmental Services Philadelphia Water Department, presents "Green Cities, Clean Waters: What’s Been Achieved and What’s to Come in the Future."