Three marine scientists discussed the detrimental impact human activity is having on the evolution of ocean organisms this past Thursday as part of the Evolution Matters Lecture Series.
I think it is fair to say that the US government is now wholly owned subsidiary of ExxonMobil and the Trump Organization of course,” said environmental activist Naomi Klein.
Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib spoke at the Kennedy School Thursday about the growing Mauritian economy and the threat climate change poses to the island nation.
“The purpose of the conference is to open up a dialogue about the potential power of plant-based diets to address the heaps of global issues,” Nina Gheihman, co-organizer of the conference, says.
Landscape Services, a unit of Harvard Campus Services, is replacing their traditional, fuel-powered landscaping equipment with battery-powered counterparts in an attempt to reduce noise and air pollution.
Harvard’s Climate Change Solutions Fund awarded approximately $1 million in grants to scholars from across the University, funding seven projects dedicated to understanding and combating climate change.
Kennedy School visiting scholar Christopher B. Barrett argued that “poverty traps” often contribute to environmental degradation.
Several members of environmental activist group Divest Harvard quietly carried signs outside a Kennedy School film series screening sponsored by Shell Oil Company.
The Office for Sustainability implemented Faust’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 30 percent over 10 years, working with individual schools and departments to reduce emissions across the University.
Some Harvard professors and researchers say they are worried about how Donald Trump’s presidency could affect federal funding for scientific research.