During the conversation at the Law School, Mary T.W. Robinson emphasized the need for international policies promoting sustainability.
Sustainability experts spoke about challenges in crafting climate policies at an event Tuesday evening.
The core idea of the Living Laboratory initiative, which will be housed in the Office for Sustainability, is to use the Harvard campus as a test bed for new ideas related to combating climate change and improving public health.
Some students are working to maintain environmental sustainability after dining hall workers began their strike and porcelain plates were replaced with disposables.
Aldis Elfarsdottir '19 noticed that Eliot's heating system gives students little control over the temperatures in their rooms and has begun devising a solution.
Boston will be the site of the third U.S.-China Climate Leaders Summit, set to take place in 2017.
The Foodbetter Harvard Initiative held a cornucopia of events last week, ranging from panels with celebrity chefs to a sustainability and innovation fair, intended to promote conversations about healthy and sustainable food choices on campus.
In almost fitting fashion, former Vice President and Nobel Laureate Al Gore ’69 drove from Manhattan after inclement weather cancelled his flight, and arrived only twenty minutes late to deliver his talk, “Confronting The Climate Crisis: Critical Roles for the US and China.”
An ordinance banning the distribution of single-use plastic bags at store checkouts in Cambridge will take effect Thursday, and some local shopkeepers are skeptical of its projected impact.