Events

Mon, April 24
12:00 pm
Haller Hall (102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

EPS & ESE Colloquium

Deepti Singh, Lamont Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia University, will discuss "Climate Extremes: Trends, Physical Causes, and Societal Impacts."April 24, 2017
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Mon, April 24
12:00 pm
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Climate Week: "Valuing Climate Damages: Updating Estimation of the Social Cost of Carbon Dioxide" with Richard Newell

Richard Newell, President and CEO, Resources for the FutureApril 24, 2017
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Mon, April 24
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 1300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Stephen Decina, Boston University; Deland Award recipient, will give a talk on "Atmospheric Deposition and Soil Nutrient Cycling in Boston: Urban Effects on Biogeochemical Cycles."April 24, 2017
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Mon, April 24
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
K262, Bowie-Vernon Room, CGIS, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"Wrong Way After Nuremberg: Misconceiving Research Ethics" with Daniel Wikler (HSPH, Ethics and Population Health).April 24, 2017
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Mon, April 24
1:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge

Harvard Energy Journal Club

Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. April 24, 2017
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Mon, April 24
2:00 pm
Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, GSD, 48 Quincy St., Cambridge

Climate Week: "Climate Ready Boston: Planning for the Challenges Ahead" with Bud Ris

Bud Ris, Co-Chair, Climate Preparedness Working Group, Boston Green Ribbon Commission, and Senior Climate Advisor, Barr FoundationApril 24, 2017
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Mon, April 24
3:30 pm
Gallatin Lounge, HBS, 24 Harvard Rd., Allston

Climate Week: "How Harvard’s Endowment is Thinking about Climate" with Colin Butterfield

Colin Butterfield, Managing Director, Head of Natural Resources, Harvard Management CompanyApril 24, 2017
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Mon, April 24
4:00 pm
100 Pound Hall, Harvard Law School, 1563 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge

Climate Week: "The War on Science: Reports from the Battlefield" with Lauren Kurtz and Naomi Oreskes

Lauren Kurtz, Executive Director, Climate Science Legal Defense Fund, and Naomi Oreskes, Professor, History of Science; Affiliated Professor, Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University. April 24, 2017
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Mon, April 24
7:00 pm
The Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge

Climate Week: Film Screening & Discussion: BEHEMOTH

The Harvard-China Project on Energy, Economy and Environment and the Environment in Asia Series, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies present a DocYard screening of the film 'Behemoth,' followed by a discussion with director Zhao Liang.April 24, 2017
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Tue, April 25
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
HUH Seminar Room, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Herbaria Seminar

"The Renovation of the French National Herbarium: New Opportunities, New Challenges" with Marc Jeanson, Collections Manager of the National Herbarium, Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle.April 25, 2017
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Tue, April 25
3:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge

Climate Week: "Daily Monitoring of the Land Surface of the Earth" with Joseph Mascaro and Andrew Zolli

Joseph Mascaro and Andrew Zolli, Planet Labs, Inc. April 25, 2017
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Tue, April 25
4:30 pm
Science Center Hall D, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

Climate Week: Film Screening: A TIME TO CHOOSE

The Harvard Environmental Action Committee hosts a screening of Time to Choose, a film by Academy Award-Winning documentary filmmaker Charles Ferguson.April 25, 2017
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Wed, April 26
12:00 pm
Science Center A, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

Climate Week: "Defending the Climate in the Trumpocene" with David Doniger

David Doniger, Director, Climate and Clean Air Program, Natural Resource Defense Council (NRDC)April 26, 2017
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Wed, April 26
12:30 pm
Live Webcast

Live Webcast: "Public Health, Science and Leadership" with Gina McCarthy

Gina McCarthy, former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and Menschel Senior Fellow at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, leads a discussion as part of the Voices in Leadership Series.April 26, 2017
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Wed, April 26
5:00 pm
Science Center A, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

Climate Week: "Improving Agriculture in a Warmer World" with David Lobell

David Lobell, William Wrigley Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Associate Professor of Earth System Science; Deputy Director, Center on Food Security and the Environment, Stanford UniversityApril 26, 2017
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Wed, April 26
6:00 pm
Room 113, Sever Hall, 25 Harvard Yard, Cambridge

Climate Week: "A Thousand Dead Snow Geese: The Matter of the Non-Human in the Age of Humans" with Timothy LeCaine

Timothy LeCaine, Associate Professor of History and Director of Graduate Studies, Montana State University April 26, 2017
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Thu, April 27
9:00 am
250 Jefferson Hall, 17 Oxford St., Cambridge

Climate Week: “Human Health in a Changing Climate”

Welcoming remarks by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust. Keynote address by Gina McCarthy, former Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, with an introduction by Michelle Williams, Dean of the Harvard School of Public Health. Panelists include Aaron Bernstein, Instructor in Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School, and Associate Director, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Anneliese Depoux, Co-Director, Centre Virchow-Villermé, University of Sorbonne Paris Cité; Ashish Jha, K.T. Li Professor of International Health, Harvard Medical School, and Director, Harvard Global Health Institute; Vanessa Kerry, Seed Global Health; Jennifer Leaning, François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and Director, FXB Center for Health and Human Rights; Rainer Sauerborn, Chair of Public Health, Heidelberg University; Jerry Taylor, President of the Niskanen Center; Lise Van Susteren, CEO of Lucky Planet Foods; Michael VanRooyen, Professor in the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; and Kira Vinke, Scientific Assistant to the Director, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research. April 27, 2017
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Thu, April 27
9:30 am to 11:00 am
The Boston Foundation, 75 Arlington St., 10th floor, Boston

Climate Week: "The Health Benefits of Carbon Pricing in Massachusetts: A Presentation at The Boston Foundation"

Jonathan Buonocore, Center for Health & the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public HealthApril 27, 2017
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Thu, April 27
12:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th floor, 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. April 27, 2017
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Thu, April 27
4:00 pm
Geological Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

Climate Week: "Human Imprints on the Tree of Life: Using Evolutionary History to Understand What is Being Lost and What to Save"

The Harvard University Center for the Environment presents "Human Imprints on the Tree of Life: Using evolutionary history to understand what is being lost, and what to save," a panel discussion featuring Sandra Diaz, Professor of Community and Ecosystems Ecology, Córdoba National University (Argentina) and Senior Principal Researcher, Argentine National Research Council; Michael Donoghue, Sterling Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Curator of Botany Peabody Museum, Yale University; Kate Jones, Professor of Ecology and Biodiversity and Director, Biodiversity Modelling Research Group, Centre for Biodiversity and Environmental Research (CBER), University College London; Ana Rodrigues, Senior Researcher, The French National Center for Scientific Research, and moderated by Jonathan Davies, Associate Professor, Department of Biology, McGill University, as part of the Ecological Systems in the Anthropocene Seminar Series.April 27, 2017
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Fri, April 28
(All day)
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, HMS, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston

Planetary Health/GeoHealth Annual Meeting

The Planetary Health Alliance, along with the Rockefeller Foundation, Wellcome Trust, Ecological Society of America, American Geophysical Union, and The Lancet, invite you to the inaugural Planetary Health/GeoHealth Annual Meeting, a two-day event showcasing the extraordinary momentum that is taking place around the world in the field of planetary health while highlighting institutional developments, emerging investigators, research developments, and applications to policy-making and natural resource management.April 28, 2017
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Fri, April 28
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Knafel Center, 10 Garden Street, Cambridge

Intersections: Understanding Urbanism in the Global Age

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study hosts a full-day, broad-based discussion about “the urban” in the 21st century, taking a multidisciplinary, international approach to exploring the challenges and tensions that people in urban communities face. April 28, 2017
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Fri, April 28
12:00 pm
Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy St., Cambridge

Climate Week: “Achieving Harvard’s Science-based Climate Goal” with Heather Henriksen

Heather Henriksen, Director, Office for Sustainability, Harvard UniversityApril 28, 2017
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Fri, April 28
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Pierce Hall 209, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

Atmospheric & Environmental Chemistry Seminar

Allan Bertram, Professor, Department of Chemistry, University of British Columbia, will discuss "Viscosity, Diffusion, and Mixing Times in Secondary Organic Aerosol."April 28, 2017
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Fri, April 28
12:30 pm
Gutman Hall 302, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge

Climate Week: "Utilizing NASA's 'Panoply' for Geoscience Data Analysis in the Classroom" with Nicole Dulaney

Nicole Dulaney, Hillcrest High School Earth Science Faculty, NASA Associate Researcher, and Math for America Early Career FellowApril 28, 2017
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Fri, April 28
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
113 Sever Hall, 25 Harvard Yard, Cambridge

Climate Week: "Being the Change: Transformational Stories of Sustainability Leadership and Climate Activism"

The Harvard Extension School Sustainability Program and the Harvard Extension Environmental Club host a panel of current and former students to share how their passion for sustainability empowered them to spearhead new initiatives, tackle game-changing projects, and take bold steps to make a positive difference in their organizations and communities. To kick off our storytelling showcase, there will also be an exclusive screening of the short film "Leaving the Carbon Economy" featuring local climate activist Sue Butler.April 28, 2017
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Fri, April 28
5:30 pm
Fong Auditorium (110), Boylston Hall, 5 Harvard Yard, Cambridge

Harvard College Conservation Society Special Event

The Harvard College Conservation Society hosts a discussion with Sebastian Troëng, Senior Vice President for the Americas Field Division at Conservation International, and Ramses Man, Development and Communications Director for Conservation International Suriname, on the role of forests in climate change mitigation.April 28, 2017
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Sat, April 29
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Harvard Forest Fisher Museum at 324 North Main Street, Petersham

Climate Week: Open Studio at Harvard Forest with David Buckley Borden

The Harvard Forest invites you to meet the artist, tour the studio, and view works in progress installed in the landscape around the studio. Borden’s work includes landscape installations in the woods and data-driven maps and prints in galleries. April 29, 2017
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Mon, May 01
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 1300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Anette Freytag, Associate Professor, Rutgers University, will discuss "Swiss Landscape Architect Dieter Kienast´s Love for Spontaneous Urban Vegetation." May 1, 2017
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Mon, May 01
12:15 pm to 1:30 pm
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Energy Policy Seminar

"The Utility of the Future" with Ignacio Perez-Arriaga, Visiting Professor, Sloan School of Management, MIT, and Professor & Director of the BP Chair on Energy & Sustainability, Instituto de Investigacion Tecnologica (IIT), Universidad Pontificia Comillas.May 1, 2017
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Mon, May 01
1:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge

Harvard Energy Journal Club

Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. May 1, 2017
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Mon, May 01
5:30 pm
Sackler Auditorium, 485 Broadway, Cambridge

Creating a Multi-Cultural Democracy: Religion, Culture & Identity in America

Winona LaDuke, award-winning activist and six-time author situated at the intersection of Indigenous rights and environmental justice, will speak on Climate Change, Indigenous Resistance, and Forging a New Democracy: Thoughts for the Present Moment in the 2017 Massey Lectures in American Studies.May 1, 2017
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Mon, May 01
6:00 pm
MIT Media Lab, 75 Amherst St., 6th Floor, Cambridge

MIT Water Innovation Prize 2016-2017

Watch 10 finalists compete in the MIT Water Innovation Prize for their chance to win up to $30K in innovation grants. See how these students' innovations address the world’s water challenges and hear from our keynote speakers, Mark Duey, Latin America Regional Director at Water for People and Keri Waters, Co-Founder and CEO of Calliope.May 1, 2017
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Mon, May 01
6:30 pm
Microsoft New England Research and Development Center (NERD), 1 Memorial Dr., Cambridge

The Future of Nature: The Energy We Need

The Nature Conservancy invites you to a talk and discussion exploring solutions to some of our most pressing environmental challenges as part of its Future of Nature Series.May 1, 2017
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Tue, May 02
5:30 pm
Sackler Auditorium, 485 Broadway, Cambridge

The Next Energy Economy: Grassroots Strategies to Mitigate Global Climate Change and How We Move Ahead

Winona LaDuke, award-winning activist and six-time author situated at the intersection of Indigenous rights and environmental justice, will speak on Climate Change, Indigenous Resistance, and Forging a New Democracy: Thoughts for the Present Moment in the 2017 Massey Lectures in American Studies.May 2, 2017
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Tue, May 02
7:00 pm
Harvard Forest Fisher Museum, 324 North Main Street, Petersham

Witness Tree: Seasons of Change with a Century-Old Oak

Join veteran Seattle Times reporter Lynda Mapes for a public presentation during her brief return to Petersham for the launch of her new book, "Witness Tree," written during her fellowship at the Harvard Forest in 2014-2015May 2, 2017
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Wed, May 03
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Room BL-1, Weil Town Hall, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Global Sustainable Bioenergy

Across energy, agricultural and forestry landscapes, the production of biomass for energy has emerged as a controversial driver of land use change and climate mitigation. The Environmental and Natural Resources Program host a panel discussion on the myths and realities of the bioenergy expansion and new policy strategies to promote bioenergy in the context of the sustainable development goals.May 3, 2017
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Wed, May 03
4:30 pm
Sackler Auditorium, 485 Broadway, Cambridge

Native American Women: Finding the Voice to Safeguard Mother Earth

Winona LaDuke, award-winning activist and six-time author situated at the intersection of Indigenous rights and environmental justice, will speak on Climate Change, Indigenous Resistance, and Forging a New Democracy: Thoughts for the Present Moment in the 2017 Massey Lectures in American Studies.May 3, 2017
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Thu, May 04
12:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th floor, 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. May 4, 2017
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Fri, May 05
11:00 am
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 N Main St, Petersham

Harvard Forest Seminar

J. Morgan Varner, United States Forest Service, will give a talk on "Flammability of North American Woodlands and Forests."May 5, 2017
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Mon, May 08
(All day)
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 1300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

The Plant Biology Initiative at Harvard University hosts its 12th Annual Plant Biology Symposium, "Stomota: Evolution, Development, and Physiology." May 8, 2017
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Mon, May 08
1:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge

Harvard Energy Journal Club

Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. May 8, 2017
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Thu, May 11
12:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th floor, 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. May 11, 2017
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Thu, May 11
6:00 pm
Geological Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

HMNH Evolution Matters Lecture

The Harvard Museum of Natural History presents "The Evolution of Beauty: How Darwin's Forgotten Theory of Mate Choice Shapes the Natural World—and Us" with Richard O. Prum, William Robertson Coe Professor of Ornithology and Head Curator of Vertebrate Zoology, Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University.May 11, 2017
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Fri, May 12
11:00 am
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 N Main St., Petersham

Harvard Forest Seminar

Andrew Stein, Landmark College and CLAWS, will give a talk on "Pride in Our Prides: An Intervention-Based Approach to Lion Conservation in Northern Botswana."May 12, 2017
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Mon, May 15
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 1300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Peter Del Tredici, Senior Scientist Emeritus, Arnold Arboretum, will give a talk on "Thomas Hogg and the early introduction of Japanese plants into North America."May 15, 2017
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Mon, May 15
1:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge

Harvard Energy Journal Club

Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. May 15, 2017
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Thu, May 18
12:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th floor, 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. May 18, 2017
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Tue, June 06
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
The New England Aquarium, 1 Central Wharf, Boston

Earth Night

The Environmental League of Massachusetts (ELM) hosts a cocktail party for a healthy environment and clean energy future. June 6, 2017
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Tue, June 13
(All day)
Knafel Center, Radcliffe Campus, Harvard University, 18 Mason St., Cambridge

SHINE Summit 2017: Creating a Positive Future

Join visionary scientists, thought leaders, and innovators who are pioneering the frontiers of sustainable business.June 13, 2017
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