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Protesters from the environmental activist group Divest Harvard have done their very best to get administrators’ attention this week.
University President Drew G. Faust introduces a Tanner Lecture on Human Values on Wednesday afternoon in Emerson Hall as Divest Harvard protesters stand outside the lecture hall in an attempt to confront her about divestment from fossil fuels.
Harvard University Police reinforce a metal fence outside of Emerson Hall to ensure that University President Drew G. Faust could enter while Divest Harvard protesters attempted to confront her on Wednesday afternoon. The protesters have blockaded Massachusetts Hall since Sunday demanding the University divest from fossil fuels.
University President Drew G. Faust enters Emerson Hall, where members of the student activist group Divest Harvard attempted to confront her before she introduced a lecture on Wednesday afternoon. Security personnel had placed guard rails between Loeb House and the lecture hall.
Activist group Divest Harvard continues to demand that Harvard divest its endowment from fossil fuels even as some top University officials largely ignore their protest.
University President Drew G. Faust offered to meet with demonstrators on the condition that they stop blocking her office building’s entrances, but they refused.
The Office for Sustainability released a new report finding that Harvard has significantly reduced its greenhouse gas emissions, waste, and water use.
Christopher B. Field ’75, member of the Harvard Board of Overseers and co-chair of Working Group II of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, speaks to the economic and social conditions for finding climate change solutions. Field was one of seven panelists at an event moderated by talk show host Charlie Rose on Monday afternoon.
Charlie Rose, talk show host, leads a discussion with Harvard affiliates at the “Presidential Panel on Climate Change.” The panel included seven panelists with expertise in climate change and took place on Monday afternoon in Sanders Theater.
Amid a weeklong protest by environmental activist group Divest Harvard, at least 18 members of Harvard Faculty for Divestment intend to devote portions of their course meetings this week to the topic of climate change and divestment.
Stanley E. Nelson Jr. shared his motivations for becoming a filmmaker and discussed themes recurring throughout his movies at the 2015 Noble Lecture held at Memorial Church.
The second day of the planned weeklong protest, dubbed "Harvard Heat Week" by its organizers, was punctuated by alumni rallies outside Mass. Hall and expansion to other parts of campus.