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Harvard Law School

In ‘Uncommon Event,’ Law School Profs Spar Online over EPA Plan

After University professor Laurence Tribe called the EPA's Clean Power Plan "unconstitutional" while testifying before Congress, he and his colleagues engaged in a legal debate on the Law School website.

Faust in China
Central Administration

Faust Discusses Climate Change at Beijing's Tsinghua University

In a speech in Beijing Tuesday morning, University President Drew G. Faust reiterated her argument that universities can help combat climate change through their research endeavors.

Faust in China
Central Administration

In Beijing, Faust Talks Climate Change with Chinese President

University President Drew G. Faust met with Chinese President Xi Jinping and invited the Chinese leader to visit Harvard’s campus on a future trip to the United States.

College

Dorm Crew Tests High-Tech Cleaning Fluid

The cleaning fluids, manufactured by EcoLogic Solutions, are largely composed of saltwater that has undergone electrolysis to give it strong detergent and disinfectant properties.

UC Alumni Funding
On Campus

Photos of the Day (02/18/2015)

Interview with President Faust
Central Administration

$800,000 in Grants Awarded to Climate Change Projects

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.

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.

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork
Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
College

Freshman Advising: Under Construction