Dan Schrag, Top Harvard Climate Scientist, Faces Allegations of Bullying and Toxicity Spanning Two Decades

A nationally respected voice on climate science and policy, Harvard professor Daniel P. Schrag faced disciplinary measures in 2021 after students and staff raised concerns about his professional conduct. In interviews over the past year, more than two dozen people have said Schrag created a poor working environment for those around him over the past two decades.

Harvard Study Finds Ancient Asteroid Collisions Far More Common Than Previously Thought

Past asteroid collisions took place far more frequently than previously thought and influenced the timeline of Earth’s increase in atmospheric oxygen, according to a recent study by Harvard Earth and Planetary Sciences faculty.


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.

Study: Summer Temperatures Rise

According to Harvard researchers, recent summer temperatures in certain northern regions of the world have been the hottest in more ...

Scientists Propose New Model of Moon Formation

Two Harvard scientists proposed a new model to explain the formation of the Moon in a study published this Wednesday in Science Magazine.

Researchers Apply Plate Tectonic Theory To Tibet

Plate tectonic theory can be used to explain movement of the Earth’s crust in Tibet—a key discovery in advancing the understanding of long-term seismic action—according to a study published last month by two Harvard researchers.

Peter H. Lehner ’80, who directs the National Resource Defense Center, speaks in the Science Center about strategy for moving greenhouse gas legislation through the U.S. Congress.

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