Events

Thu, November 15
11:00 am
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 N Main St., Petersham

Harvard Forest Seminar

Ian Breckheimer, Harvard University Herbaria, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, will discuss "Beyond Phenological Mismatch: Community and Landscape Dynamics of Flowering in a Warming World."November 15, 2018
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Thu, November 15
12:00 pm
20 Sumner Road, Cambridge

Center for Green Buildings and Cities Fall Lecture

Professor Dietmar Eberle, architect and former dean of ETH Zurich, will give a talk entitled “200 100 50 20 10.”November 15, 2018
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Thu, November 15
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
EPS Faculty Lounge, 4th floor, Hoffman Bldg, 20 Oxford St., Cambridge

Harvard Energy Journal Club

A student-led club that meets weekly to deepen members' understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. Mandy Liu will lead a discussion on China's energy landscape.November 15, 2018
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Thu, November 15
3:30 pm
BioLabs Lecture Hall (1080), 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

OEB Seminar

"Long-Distance Electrical Signals in Arabidopsis Leaves" with Ted Farmer, Professor, Université of Lausanne.November 15, 2018
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Thu, November 15
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall, 1350 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Yard, Cambridge

The Lead Summit at Harvard: Revolutionary Discoveries in Lead Pollution and Health Impacts

Amidst the news of continuing lead pollution crises, foremost researchers in this field will present new, groundbreaking and alarming data, renewing the call to eliminate lead pollution from our cities, homes and the environment. Hosted by the Initiative for the Science of the Human Past at Harvard. November 15, 2018
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Thu, November 15
7:00 pm
PBHA Shepard Room, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge

EAC Meeting

The Harvard College Environmental Action Committee (EAC) seeks to help achieve a sustainable world and protect the environment for its human and non-human inhabitants. To this end, the EAC aims to raise the consciousness of Harvard’s students to the effect of their own actions on the environment and to their status as stewards of this planet’s resources. The group meets on a weekly basis to plan and discuss upcoming projects. November 15, 2018
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Fri, November 16
8:30 am to 9:30 am
Classroom 375 (formerly Room 310), 3rd floor, Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

MSI Chalk-Talk

Monica McCallum (FAS-CCB, Postdoctoral Fellow in E. Balskus's Lab) will present and lead a discussion on "Searching for the Origin of a Nitrogen-Nitrogen Bond in a Streptomyces Natural Product." Coffee, tea, and pastries will be served. November 16, 2018
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Sat, November 17
(All day)
Geo Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

Climate, Biodiversity, and Survival: Listening to the Voices of Nature

A two-day conference hosted by the Harvard Extension Student Environmental Club and Biodiversity for a Livable Climate. November 17, 2018
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Mon, November 19
12:00 pm
Haller Hall (102), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

EPS Colloquium

"Beyond Gradual Change: Antarctic Ice Dynamics and Tipping Points" with Junior Professor Richarda Winkelmann, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) Germany. November 19, 2018
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Mon, November 19
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Bell Hall, 5th floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Energy Policy Seminar

"Ontario's Electricity Market Design Journey--Steps and Missteps on the Road to Best Practices" with Susan Pope, FTI Consulting. Lunch is provided.November 19, 2018
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Mon, November 19
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Jon Mahoney, PhD Student, University of Connecticut, Arboretum Deland Award Recipient, will discuss "Breeding Improved Aronia for the Commercial Fruit Industry."November 19, 2018
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Mon, November 19
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"Investing in the Stars: The Astrology of Money and Markets in the Twentieth-Century United States" with Caley D. Horan (MIT, History). November 19, 2018
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Mon, November 19
12:30 pm to 1:45 pm
Cabot 702, The Fletcher School, 160 Packard Ave., Medford

The Decline of North Atlantic Right Whales: What’s Going On?

Tufts University's Center for International Environment & Resource Policy Research Seminar with Peter Corkeron, Northeast Fisheries Science Center, NOAA. November 19, 2018
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Tue, November 20
12:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 4th floor, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge

Ecology Journal Club

Reading and discussion group on diverse topics in ecology. Visit the website for topics of discussion. All interested Harvard and MIT researchers are welcome. Lunch is provided.November 20, 2018
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Mon, November 26
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Bell Hall, 5th floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Energy Policy Seminar

"The Value of Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage" with Cuicui Chen, Postdoctoral Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS. Lunch will be served. November 26, 2018
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Mon, November 26
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

"EH Wilson’s 'Another Planet'— Australia’s Plants, Global Differences, and Landscape Architecture" with Margaret Grose, Senior Lecturer in Landscape Architecture, University of Melbourne, Arboretum Sargent Award Recipient.November 26, 2018
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Mon, November 26
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"Survival of the Sexiest: NLP, EP, PUAs, and Other “Sciences” of Seduction on the Alt Right" with Moira Weigel (Harvard, Society of Fellows).November 26, 2018
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Tue, November 27
12:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 4th floor, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge

Ecology Journal Club

Reading and discussion group on diverse topics in ecology. Visit the website for topics of discussion. All interested Harvard and MIT researchers are welcome. Lunch is provided.November 27, 2018
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Tue, November 27
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
HUH Seminar Room 125, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Herbaria Seminar

Fay-Wei Li, Assistant Professor, Boyce Thompson Institute, Cornell University, will give a talk on "Evolutionary Genomics of Seed-Free Plants: Ferns, Isoetes, and Hornworts."November 27, 2018
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Wed, November 28
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 429, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge

Solar Geoengineering Reading Group

A weekly reading group, interspersed with more formal seminars, to deepen members’ understanding of solar geoengineering research. Wake Smith will discuss an organizational structure and governance hypothesis for solar geoengineering deployment. All are welcome. Lunch provided.November 28, 2018
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Wed, November 28
12:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge

Harvard Climate Seminar

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and the Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences present "Atmospheric Superrotation at Earth's Surface" with Rodrigo Caballero, Professor and Head, Department of Meteorology, Stockholm University, Sweden.November 28, 2018
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Wed, November 28
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Geo Museum 375, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

Harvard Energy Journal Club

A student-led club that meets weekly to deepen members' understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. Daniel Pollack, Gordon Research Group, will lead a discussion on autonomous vehicles.November 28, 2018
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Thu, November 29
11:00 am
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 N Main St., Petersham

Harvard Forest Seminar

Julia Africa, Graduate School of Design. Title TBA.November 29, 2018
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Thu, November 29
7:00 pm
PBHA Shepard Room, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge

EAC Meeting

The Harvard College Environmental Action Committee (EAC) seeks to help achieve a sustainable world and protect the environment for its human and non-human inhabitants. To this end, the EAC aims to raise the consciousness of Harvard’s students to the effect of their own actions on the environment and to their status as stewards of this planet’s resources. The group meets on a weekly basis to plan and discuss upcoming projects. November 29, 2018
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Fri, November 30
8:30 am to 9:30 am
Classroom 375 (formerly Room 310), 3rd floor, Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

MSI Chalk-Talk

Jon Clardy (HMS-BCMP, Professor) will present and lead a discussion. Topic TBA. Coffee, tea, and pastries will be served. November 30, 2018
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Fri, November 30
12:00 pm
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

Atmospheric & Environmental Chemistry Seminar

Professor Cora Young, York University, will give a talk. Title TBA. November 30, 2018
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Mon, December 03
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Bell Hall, 5th floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Energy Policy Seminar

"The Oil Climate Index: Analyzing the Heterogeneous Lifecycle Greenhouse Gas Impacts of Global Oils" with Deborah Gordon, Energy and Climate Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace. Lunch is provided.December 3, 2018
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Mon, December 03
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Andrew Groover, Research Geneticist, U.S. Forest Service, will discuss "Embracing the Complexity of Nature: Genomic approaches for understanding the development and evolution of forest trees."December 3, 2018
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Mon, December 03
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS North, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"Failed Sociotechnical Imaginaries: Chechnya as the 'Second Kuwait'" with Olga Breininger-Umetayeva (Harvard, Slavic).December 3, 2018
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Tue, December 04
12:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 4th floor, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge

Ecology Journal Club

Reading and discussion group on diverse topics in ecology. Visit the website for topics of discussion. All interested Harvard and MIT researchers are welcome. Lunch is provided.December 4, 2018
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Tue, December 04
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
HUH Seminar Room 125, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Herbaria Seminar

Donald H. Pfister, Curator of the Farlow Library and Herbarium of Cryptogamic Botany, Asa Gray Professor of Systematic Botany, Harvard University, will give a talk on "Diversity in the Pezizomycetes and Orbiliomycetes."December 4, 2018
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Wed, December 05
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 429, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge

Solar Geoengineering Reading Group

A weekly reading group, interspersed with more formal seminars, to deepen members’ understanding of solar geoengineering research. Pete Irvine will discuss Florian Rabitz's 2018 publication, “Governing the Termination Problem in Solar Radiation Management.” All are welcome. Lunch is provided. December 5, 2018
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Wed, December 05
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

"Prices versus Quantities Reassessed" with Larry Karp, University of California, Berkeley, and Christian Traeger, University of Oslo. December 5, 2018
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Thu, December 06
11:00 am
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 N Main St., Petersham

Harvard Forest Seminar

Casey Pickett, Yale University, will present "Putting a Price on Carbon in Higher Education: Yale’s Story."December 6, 2018
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Thu, December 06
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 429, 4th floor, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge

Harvard Energy Journal Club

A student-led club that meets weekly to deepen members' understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. Bridger Ruyle and Hannah Nesser, SEAS, will lead a discussion on "Clean Air Act Amendments."December 6, 2018
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Thu, December 06
7:00 pm
PBHA Shepard Room, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge

EAC Meeting

The Harvard College Environmental Action Committee (EAC) seeks to help achieve a sustainable world and protect the environment for its human and non-human inhabitants. To this end, the EAC aims to raise the consciousness of Harvard’s students to the effect of their own actions on the environment and to their status as stewards of this planet’s resources. The group meets on a weekly basis to plan and discuss upcoming projects. December 6, 2018
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Fri, December 07
12:00 pm
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

Atmospheric & Environmental Chemistry Seminar

Professor Chris Cappa, UC Davis, will give a talk. Title TBA. December 7, 2018
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Tue, December 11
12:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 4th floor, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge

Ecology Journal Club

Reading and discussion group on diverse topics in ecology. Visit the website for topics of discussion. All interested Harvard and MIT researchers are welcome. Lunch is provided.December 11, 2018
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Tue, December 11
5:15 pm
Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston St., Boston

Boston Seminar on Environmental History

The Massachusetts Historical Society hosts "A Nice History of Bird Migration: Ethology, Expertise, and Conservation in 20th Century North America" with Kristoffer Whitney, Rochester Institute of Technology. Comment by Marilyn Ogilvie, University of Oklahoma.December 11, 2018
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Thu, December 13
11:00 am
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 N Main St., Petersham

Harvard Forest Seminar

Amanda Beal, Maine Farmland Trust. Title TBA.December 13, 2018
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Tue, January 15
5:15 pm
Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston St., Boston

Boston Seminar on Environmental History

The Massachusetts Historical Society hosts "Native American Environmental History hosts "Camp Benson and the 'GAR Camps': Recreational Landscapes of Civil War Memory in Maine, 1886-1910" with C. Ian Stevenson, Boston University. Comment by Ian Delahanty, Springfield College.January 15, 2019
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Tue, February 12
5:15 pm
Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston St., Boston

Boston Seminar on Environmental History

The Massachusetts Historical Society hosts "Native American Environmental History hosts "Amputated from the Land: Black Refugees from America and the Neglected Voices of Environmental History" with Bryon Williams, Academy at Penguin Hall. Comment by John Stauffer, Harvard University.February 12, 2019
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Tue, March 12
5:15 pm
Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston St., Boston

Boston Seminar on Environmental History

The Massachusetts Historical Society hosts "Biological Exchange in the Pacific World in the Age of Industrial Sugarcane Plantations" with Lawrence Kessler, Consortium for the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine. Comment by Nancy Shoemaker, University of Connecticut.March 12, 2019
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Tue, April 09
5:15 pm
Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston St., Boston

Boston Seminar on Environmental History

The Massachusetts Historical Society hosts "Environmental Racism and Environmental Justice in Boston" with Michael Brennan, University of Maine. Comment by Daniel Faber, Northeastern University.April 9, 2019
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