Bridge to 2030: Embodied Carbon and Existing Buildings

Frick Environmental Center

Provided by: GBA Embodied carbon consists of all the greenhouse gas emissions associated with building construction, including those that arise from extracting, transporting, manufacturing, and installing building materials on site, as well as the operational and end-of-life emissions associated with those materials. While operational carbon and energy use reductions are critical to reducing impacts of the built […]

Environmental Racism and the Climate Crisis


Join the YWCA for their Action Conversation: Environmental Racism and the Climate Crisis Low-income women in communities of color are disproportionately burdened by environmental problems, including the extreme weather caused by climate change. We must act together now to enact policies that address the climate crisis and its ongoing connection to indigenous injustice, racism, and […]

Climate Change: The Cost of Inaction


Provided by: E2 Climate change is now a serious economic issue. Last year, climate-related disasters inflicted nearly $150 billion in damage to America's economy. In Pennsylvania alone, climate disasters led by Hurricane Ida cost the Commonwealth between $2 billion - $5 billion, according to NOAA. And that's not including rising insurance rates, increased food costs […]

Environmental Justice & Human Resilience: PA IPL 2022 Annual Conference

Duquesne University 600 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA, United States

Presented by: Pennsylvania Interfaith Power & Light The topic of this year’s conference, Environmental Justice & Human Resilience, is at the core of PA IPL’s mission. They seek to inspire and mobilize people of faith and conscience to take bold and just action on climate change. This must start and continue with work in and with the […]

Giving Tuesday

A day that celebrates generosity locally and around the world, Giving Tuesday is a great day to support Sustainable Pittsburgh and help create a more equitable, resilient, healthy, and prosperous region. Donate to Sustainable Pittsburgh on November 29 and your support will go even further! Current and former board members at Sustainable Pittsburgh got together […]

Solar for Rural Communities: USDA Grants, GET Solar Communities, & the IRA


Presented by: Pennsylvania Solar Center Join the Pennsylvania Solar Center to learn more about the USDA and IRA resources offered to Pennsylvania’s rural communities, as well as about their own G.E.T. Solar and G.E.T. Solar Communities programs that offers businesses and tax-entities technical assistance to go solar. The infusion of essentially free money might be […]

Southwestern Pennsylvania Electric Fleet Expo

UPMC Events Center 6001 University Boulevard, Moon, PA

Presented by: Duquesne Light Company, Local Government Academy, Pittsburgh Region Clean Cities, and Sustainable Pittsburgh If you're a fleet, transportation, sustainability, or local government leader for a municipality, school district, or commercial fleet based in southwestern PA, join us for the Southwestern Pennsylvania Electric Fleet Expo, where you'll have an opportunity to: See the latest […]

Farm to Table Buy Local Grower/Buyer Networking Event

David L Lawrence Convention Center

Presented by: Farm to Table and Sustainable Pittsburgh This FREE event will help you create new business relationships with local buyers and resource providers will be onsite to help you grow your business. Vendors can sample/sell products to prospective wholesale/ institutional buyers.  Attendees will include food service professionals, dietitians, wellness & health care providers, childcare […]

2023 Municipal Leadership Summit

Wind Creek Hotel, Bethlehem, PA

Presented by: Pennsylvania Municipal League Elected and appointed officials from the Pennsylvania Municipal League, the Pennsylvania State Association of Township Commissioners and the Pennsylvania Career Fire Chiefs Association will share resources and innovative ideas, discuss issues of mutual concern and participate in a wide array of educational and professional development sessions designed to address the […]