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Check out what our study abroad and international students have learned about sustainability and climate change from living abroad.

Student reflections: sustainability lessons while living abroad

Sustainability and Study Abroad graphic showing two students and a recycling symbol

International and domestic study abroad students share their takeaways about climate change and how studying abroad will change their habits once they return home.

Read the Owltopia article: Student reflections: sustainability lessons while living abroad 

International Education Week panel discussion



During International Education Week, students and alumni shared what they learned about sustainability from living abroad.

Watch the study Abroad and Sustainable Living (student panel discussion)

Storytellers blog

screenshot of the blog site featuring a post by Miquela Berge

From around the world, students reflect upon how climate change is affecting their host countries as well as their experiences with sustainable living abroad, including waste and recycling programs, public transportation systems, energy usage and more.

Check out the Temple U Abroad blogs on sustainability

Be sure to visit the Office of Sustainability blogs for even more stories and resources.

Hear from Temple faculty experts

Hope in the Midst of a Climate Crisis (faculty panel) (including faculty experts from Temple Rome, Temple Japan and Main Campus)