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A Conversation With Felipe Calderon
Harvard Business School

Former President of Mexico Discusses the Economics of Climate Change

Speaking at the Business School, Felipe Calderon argued that business leaders are missing an opportunity to limit climate change and turn a profit.

Anderson Memorial Bridge
City Politics

Charles Conservancy Advocates for Bridge Underpasses

The Charles River Conservancy has initiated a movement to petition the Massachusetts Department of Transportation to build underpasses under the Anderson Memorial, Western Ave., and River St. bridges along the Charles.

Former Australian Prime Minister

Former Australian Prime Minister

Kevin Rudd, former Australian Prime Minister, speaks about the process of implementing and maintaining governmental environmental policies on Friday morning at the “Dynamics of Transformational Environmental Policy Reform” Conference in Loeb House.


Today in Photos (03/30/2014)

Harvard Law School

Environmental Law Society Hosts Environmental Justice Conference

Twenty years after former United States President Bill Clinton passed the Executive Order on Environmental Justice, students from the Harvard Law School Environmental Law Society hosted the 26th Annual National Association of Environmental Law Societies conference this past weekend.


Environmental Engineering Professor Named Stockholm Water Prize Laureate

John Briscoe, a Harvard professor who specializes in water management and economic development, received the 2014 Stockholm Water Prize, a prestigious award for achievement in water policy and administration, on Friday.

Divest Harvard

Divest Harvard

Benjamin Franta, a Harvard Graduate School student, and Alli Whelton ‘15 discuss the carbon budget and fossil fuel reserves at their rally in Harvard Yard on Tuesday afternoon.

Fogg Reopening
On Campus

Today in Photos (03/12/2014)

Divest Harvard

Divest Harvard

Members of the Divest Harvard group, Benjamin Franta and Alli Welton ‘15, address members of the Harvard community on Tuesday afternoon in Harvard Yard.

Schrag at Lowell

Professor Discusses the Challenges of Policy-Making and Climate Change

Students, resident scholars, and House Masters alike gathered Tuesday evening for a Lowell Masters’ Dinner to discuss climate change and policy-making with renowned environmental science and engineering professor, Daniel P. Schrag.


In Latest Report, Professors Propose Health Investment Framework

A global public health report co-authored by University professor Lawrence H. Summers, School of Public Health Dean Julio Frenk, and Public Health professor Sue J. Goldie, among others, proposes an unprecedented investment framework to significantly reduce health disparities between the poorest and the wealthiest nations.



Geophysicist Brendan Meade, Professor of Earth & Planetary Sciences at Harvard, presents a lecture "Seeing Earthquakes Before They Happen" at the Geological Lecture Hall Thursday evening. At this lecture, Meade discussed how his team used satellite technology in order to generate images of current fault-line activity to help better understand earthquake activity.

Fifteen Questions

15 Questions with Lester Brown

Lester Brown: "I’m often asked, am I an optimist or a pessimist? I like to think I’m a realist. We’re going to have to move very fast if we want to prevent climate change from spiraling out of control."

Sciences Division

Energy Official Advocates Climate Adaptation

John M. Deutch, who served in multiple capacities for the Department of Energy and later directed the Central Intelligence Agency under President Bill Clinton, lectured Wednesday on the future of global energy, expressing a need for adaptation and not just mitigation to climate change.

Undergraduate Council


Gabriel H. Bayard '15 and Samuel F Wohns '14 of the Responsible Investment at Harvard Coalition addressed members of the UC regarding potential legislation on Sunday evening.

Youth Homelessness in the Square
Harvard Square

For Homeless Youth, Age Can Compound Challenges of Life on the Streets

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact

Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture