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Steven C. Wofsy

Wofsy and his team maintain a worldwide network of ground and airborne instruments dedicated to monitoring changes in the climate and the atmosphere. They are currently preparing to fly 70,000 km in order to measure pollution in the remotest areas of the world. ​


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.


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.


Conservation Scientist Urges Sustainable Business

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


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.


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 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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


New Report Details University-Wide Sustainability Progress

The Office for Sustainability released a new report finding that Harvard has significantly reduced its greenhouse gas emissions, waste, and water use.


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