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The cleaning fluids, manufactured by EcoLogic Solutions, are largely composed of saltwater that has undergone electrolysis to give it strong detergent and disinfectant properties.
As part of the Climate Change Solutions Fund’s inaugural round of awarding, seven Harvard affiliates collectively received roughly $800,000 in grants for projects focusing on climate change.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Though decarbonizing the world economy may be costly, it may prove cheaper than failure to act on climate change, Henderson said.
Former Indian minister Jairam Ramesh said he is hopeful for meaningful international action on climate change at a presentation last week.
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.
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.