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Brett and Divest Harvard at Mass Hall
Alumni

Vermont Harvard Club Endorses Divestment

The Vermont group is the first alumni club to officially back the divestment movement, according to club president Charles A. Boright ’68. The club’s position comes after months of discussion and research on the topic.

Year in Review - Corporate Baton: Couch
University Finances

Corporation Committee Considers Proposals on Environment, Lobbying in 2014

The committees addressed several new topics, including fast food advertising and its possible connection to childhood obesity, corporate tax policies, and the impact that investing activities of certain companies may have on greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.

FAS

John Briscoe, Winner of Water's Nobel, Dies

Originally from South Africa, John Briscoe also spent two decades working for the World Bank, where he served as the country director for Brazil, the organization’s biggest borrower.

Politics

Faculty React to U.S.-China Climate Agreement

Several Harvard faculty members said the announcement of new U.S. and China targets for carbon emissions signifies first step for international cooperation to combat climate change.

REP Mountaineers
Environment

REP Mountaineers

David A. Bicknell 15' (left) and Remi P. Gosselnin '18 (right), both from the Resource Efficiency Program (REP), stand by Mt. Trashmore, a towering mountain made of Harvard Yard's Tuesday trash, which appeared Wednesday by Annenberg Memorial Hall. REP created this mountain and the numerous signs around it to draw attention to how much we throw away every day, to encourage recycling, and to give passersby tips about how to live more sustainably.

The Face
Environment

The Face

A closeup of the face of Mount Trashmore, a towering mountain made of all of Harvard Yard's Tuesday trash, which appeared by Annenberg Memorial Hall on Wednesday. The Resource Efficiency Program (REP) created this mountain and the numerous signs around it to draw attention to how much we throw away every day, to encourage recycling, and to give passersby tips about how to live more sustainably.

History Is Everything
On Campus

Today in Photos (10/16/2014)

Harvard Business School

Business School Professor Argues for 'Decarbonized' Economy

Though decarbonizing the world economy may be costly, it may prove cheaper than failure to act on climate change, Henderson said.

Harvard Kennedy School

Kennedy School Fellow Discusses Climate Change Politics

Former Indian minister Jairam Ramesh said he is hopeful for meaningful international action on climate change at a presentation last week.

Academics

Forest Seminar Series Aims To Engage Students

As pointed dialogue about climate change takes place both on and off campus, the Harvard Forest Seminar Series this semester seeks to spark discussion on environmental issues.

Henry M. Paulson
IOP

Paulson Discusses Financial Crisis, U.S.-China Relations

Former U.S. Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson spoke about failures during the 2008 financial crisis, U.S.-China relations, and climate change at the Institute of Politics on Wednesday.

Divest Harvard Assembles
Scrutiny

Arrested Divestment

Other higher education institutions, notably Stanford, are finding their stakes in fossil fuels increasingly unconscionable, but Harvard itself has made no intentions to divest. Still, the protests continue.

Minister Jairam Ramesh
Politics

Minister Jairam Ramesh

Indian Minister Jairam Ramesh speaks in the Kalb Seminar Room at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government for the Nuclear Power and Climate Change in India seminar on Tuesday. This seminar was sponsored by the Project on Managing the Atom.

Minister Jairam Ramesh
Politics

Minister Jairam Ramesh

Indian Minister Jairam Ramesh speaks in the Kalb Seminar Room at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government for the Nuclear Power and Climate Change in India seminar on Tuesday. This seminar was sponsored by the Project on Managing the Atom.

Minister Jairam Ramesh
Politics

Minister Jairam Ramesh

Indian Minister Jairam Ramesh speaks in the Kalb Seminar Room at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government for the Nuclear Power and Climate Change in India seminar on Tuesday. This seminar was sponsored by the Project on Managing the Atom.

Black Lives Matter Protester
Race

Demonstrators Continue 'Black Lives Matter' Campaign in Central Square March

Harvard Stadium
Allston

Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Conflict at the Scene
Crime

Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

"Shut It Down"
College

The Top 10 Stories of 2014