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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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
Gabriel H. Bayard '15 of the Responsible Investment at Harvard Coalition addresses the UC regarding potential legislation at its meeting on Sunday evening.
Gabriel H. Bayard '15 and Samuel F Wohns '14 (right) of the Responsible Investment at Harvard Coalition addressed members of the UC regarding potential legislation on Sunday evening.
Tim DeChristopher, climate activist and Harvard Divinity School student, represents the student voice among a panel of Harvard professors at the Fossil Fuel Divestment Forum in Sever Hall on Friday.
Now that the referendum proposed by the Environmental Action Committee to eradicate single-use plastic water bottles on campus is slated to appear on the UC ballot in late November, the EAC is focusing on garnering student support for the referendum as well as for the installation of water fountains and refill stations in all residential and academic buildings.
A timeline of events following the passage of three referenda in last November's UC presidential election.
An unexpected letter from University President Drew G. Faust explaining why Harvard will not divest from fossil fuel companies has catalyzed discussion and provoked direct responses, including one from Seattle Mayor Michael P. McGinn.
City Manager Richard C. Rossi speaks on the new net zero task force that advocates for new buildings in Cambridge to not contribute to emissions.
Despite Cambridge Vice Mayor E. Denise Simmons’ tweet Monday afternoon alerting her followers to that night’s policy order on the impact of the government shutdown on subsidized renters, it was the net zero petition that dominated the public hearing at Monday night’s City Council meeting.