Green

Office of Sustainability's Living Lab
College

Office of Sustainability's Living Lab

The Office of Sustainability will be housing the renewed "Living Laboratory" initiative, whose core mission is to use the Harvard campus as a test bed for new ideas related to combating climate change and improving public health.

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Annual Earth Day Festival Puts Food in Spotlight

Enjoying live music, free food, and plenty of sunshine, students and Cantabrigians gathered in the Science Center Plaza Saturday afternoon for the Environmental Action Committee’s annual Earth Day Festival.

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Harvard Affiliates Urge Geophysical Union to Drop Exxon Sponsorship

Several Harvard students and professors co-signed a letter calling for the president of the American Geophysical Union to end all union sponsorship ties with ExxonMobil, joining more than 100 members of the organization and other geoscientists.

Take a pinch of Boston, add snow, and you've got yourself an epic snowball fight.
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Take a pinch of Boston, add snow, and you've got yourself an epic snowball fight.

Boston Common in springtime. It'll look like this again soon enough. But until then, game on.

Mossavar-Rahmani Center
Harvard Kennedy School

Mossavar-Rahmani Center

The Mossavar-Rahmani Center at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government is one of 230 certified Green Offices at Harvard.

Mossavar-Rahmani Center
Research

Study: Carbon Dioxide Levels Correlated with Cognition

Researchers studied the decision-making abilities of 24 participants in a controlled office environment at the Syracuse Center of Excellence in Environmental and Energy Systems.

Architect Norman Foster
Graduate School of Design

Architect Norman Foster Lectures at School of Design

Foster drew upon his life experiences, his varied projects, and ideas about the impact of architecture on the environment to illustrate sustainable design technique.

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Conservation Scientist Urges Sustainable Business

In a lecture titled “How Nature Can Save Us,” M. Sanjayan focused on how important nature is to humans.

Green Transportation Celebration
College

Green Transportation Celebration

Cyclists, fitness enthusiasts, and doughnut-lovers alike stop by the Green Transportation Celebration in the Science Center Plaza to learn more about traveling “green” at Harvard on Thursday.

Green Transportation Celebration
College

Green Transportation Celebration

On Thursday, members of the Harvard community stop by the Science Center Plaza to learn more about green transportation initiatives on campus. Here, an eco-friendly bus was a topic of discussion.

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Green Transportation Event Showcases Sustainability Efforts

The annual event aims to “let [the University community] know [about] all the stakeholders that are promoting sustainable transportation across campus,” said Ben Hammer of CommuterChoice.

Fas Green Program Freecycle
On Campus

Fas Green Program Freecycle

The Faculty of Arts and Sciences Green Program in partnership with the Law School’s Green Team held a reusable item donation stand at the Science Center plaza. Visitors could donate and take any reusable item from the stand.

Reusing Items
On Campus

Reusing Items

A collection of items donated to Freecycle, an initiative of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Green Program, line the tables at the Science Center plaza.

A Change in the MAC Quad
College

Despite Protest, Campus Services Will Pave Part of MAC Quad

Starting at the end of September, workers will begin to remove trees and pave approximately 10 percent of the sloped northernmost section of the grassy space adjacent to the Malkin Athletic Center.

Professor Roy Gordon
Central Administration

Paying the Price

The University remains opposed to divesting its $35.9 billion endowment from fossil fuels, steadfast in the face of numerous sit-ins and demonstrations by students, alumni, and faculty affiliated with the activist group Divest Harvard.