Events

Thu, March 23
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Morgan Courtroom, Austin Hall 318, 1515 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge

East Asian Legal Studies Seminar

"Environmental Public Interest Litigation in China: Cases and Reform" with Barbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and Asia Director, China Program, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).March 23, 2017
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Thu, March 23
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. March 23, 2017
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Thu, March 23
3:30 pm
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

China Project Research Seminar

"Building Energy Efficiency Regulations in China: Policies and Trends" with Barbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and Asia Director, China Program, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).March 23, 2017
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Thu, March 23
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Biological Labs Main Lecture Hall, 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

OEB Seminar

Zhe-Xi Luo, University of Chicago, will present "Origins of Mammals – Fresh Insight from New Mammaliaform Fossils of the Mesozoic."March 23, 2017
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Thu, March 23
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
MIT 1-190, 33 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge

MIT-Harvard Atmospheric Chemistry Seminar

MIT Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Harvard University present “Secondary Organic Aerosol Production in Laboratory Chambers” with John H. Seinfeld, Louis E. Nohl Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, California Institute of Technology.March 23, 2017
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Thu, March 23
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
Littauer 275, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Clean Energy: A View from “The Swamp”

The Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government and the Institute of Politics welcome Kevin Knobloch, former President of the Union of Concerned Scientists and Chief of Staff to the Secretary of the U.S. DOE, who will share his thoughts on the past, present, and future of national clean energy policy.March 23, 2017
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Thu, March 23
6:00 pm
Geological Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

Evolution Matters Lecture

The Harvard Natural History Museum presents "Networking the Ocean: Using Technology to Study Real-Time, In Situ Marine Processes" with John Delaney, Professor of Oceanography and Jerome M. Paros Endowed Chair in Sensor Networks; Principal Investigator and Director, Regional Scale Nodes Program, University of Washington.March 23, 2017
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Fri, March 24
(All day)
Harvard University, Cambridge - Exact locations TBA

iV: The Ivy League Vegan Conference

An annual professional conference on plant-based diets and bioethics that emphasizes innovation, self-critique, and re-examination of a plant-based diet as an elegant solution to a host of pressing issues in an increasingly global community. March 24, 2017
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Fri, March 24
8:30 am to 9:30 am
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge

MSI Chalktalk

"Regulation of Secreted Enzyme Production During Bacterial Growth" with Brent Cezairliyan, (HMS-Genetics, Postdoctoral Fellow in F. Ausubel’s Lab).March 24, 2017
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Fri, March 24
11:00 am
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 N Main St, Petersham

Harvard Forest Seminar

Walter Carson, University of Pittsburgh & Harvard Bullard Fellow, will give a talk on "On the Causes and Consequences of Region-wide Changes in the Browsing and Disturbance Regimes within the Eastern Deciduous Forest Biome."March 24, 2017
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Fri, March 24
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

Atmospheric & Environmental Chemistry Seminar

Lyatt Jaeglé, University of Washington, will discuss "Sources, Chemistry, and Transport of Pollutants over the Eastern United States during the WINTER 2015 Aircraft Campaign."March 24, 2017
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Fri, March 24
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 1300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Robert Ricklefs, Curators’ Professor, University of Missouri at St. Louis, will give a talk on "Natural history and the nature of ecological communities."March 24, 2017
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Fri, March 24
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Darman Room, Center for Public Leadership, Taubman Building, First Floor, HKS, 15 Eliot St., Cambridge

Living with Water Seminar

Climate Governance Initiative hosts "Adapting to a Changing Climate: Coastal Infrastructure and Sustainable Cities," a panel discussion focused on coastal infrastructure and climate change adaptation with Malcolm Bowman, Stonybrook University; Bill Golden, National Institute for Coastal & Harbor Infrastructure; Jerold Kayden (Moderator), Harvard Graduate School of Design; Kemal Taruc, Tarumenagara University, Jakarta; and Robert Yaro, Regional Plan Association.March 24, 2017
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Sat, March 25
10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Harvard College Student Organization Center at Hilles, 59 Shepard St., Cambridge

Careers in Conservation 2017

The second annual conference sponsored by the Harvard College Conservation Society (HCCS). The focus of this conference is to provide career advice and connections for undergraduate students in the Boston area who are interested in pursuing careers in conservation.March 25, 2017
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Sun, March 26
1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Hunnewell Bldg, 125 Arborway, Boston

Learn to Observe: Tree Spotters Citizen Science

With nearly 4,000 different kinds of plants represented in the Arboretum’s living collections, every day presents rich opportunities to see something new. If you enjoy learning about plants and their unique characteristics, you can contribute to science as a participant in our Tree Spotters program. March 26, 2017
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Sun, March 26
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
The Center for Arts in Natick (TCAN), 14 Summer St., Natick

2017 Jean and Henry Stone Memorial Lecture

Noted author, environmental advocate, and Nobel Prize laureate Dr. Eric Chivian will deliver the 2017 Jean and Henry Stone Memorial Lecture on “Human Health and the Environment.”March 26, 2017
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Mon, March 27
12:00 pm
Haller Hall (102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

EPS & ESE Colloquium

“A Metabolic Constraint on the Biogeography of Marine Animals: Implications for Species Richness and Climate-driven Extinction” with Curtis Deutsch, Associate Professor, Chemical Oceanography, The School of Oceanography, University of Washington. March 27, 2017
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Mon, March 27
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Energy Policy Seminar

Matthew Kotchen, Professor of Economics, Yale University, examines the question "Which Social Cost of Carbon?"March 27, 2017
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Mon, March 27
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 1300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Susanne Renner, Professor and Chair, Ludwig Maximilians University Munich, will explore "Are Asymmetric Invasion Patterns in the Northern Hemisphere Explained by Phenological Differences Among the Woody Plants of Asia, Europe, and North America?"March 27, 2017
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Mon, March 27
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
K262, Bowie-Vernon Room, CGIS, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"Eco Swaraj: Can India’s Model of the Micro Transform Development for the 21st Century?" with Meera Subramanian (MIT, Knight Science Journalism Fellow).March 27, 2017
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Mon, March 27
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. March 27, 2017
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Tue, March 28
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
HUH Seminar Room, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Herbaria Seminar

"Genomic Perspectives of Wood Formation in Trees" with Andrew Groover, Research Geneticist, USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station.March 28, 2017
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Tue, March 28
5:00 pm
Haller Hall (102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

How to End Floods and Drought: Soaking Up the Rain, Cooling the Earth – A General Introduction to the New Water Paradigm

Biodiversity for a Livable Climate welcomes Michal Kravčík, a hydrologist and climate expert from Slovakia and recipient of the Goldman Environmental Prize, for a talk on renewing water cycles by rehydrating landscapes.March 28, 2017
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Wed, March 29
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Belfer 503, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Addressing Complexity: Smallholder Farmers Facing Climate Risks in Sub-Saharan Africa

This M-RCBG hosted study group will examine the risks and challenges from the perspective of interested stakeholders looking to promote the interests of smallholders.March 29, 2017
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Wed, March 29
4:00 pm
Sheerr Room, Fay House, 10 Garden St., Cambridge

Learning from the Past to Understand the Future of Ocean Ecosystems

Part of the 2016–2017 Fellows' Presentation Series and the 2016–2017 Oceans Lecture Series. Lecture by Chris Bowler RI '17.March 29, 2017
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Wed, March 29
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Jonathan Parker, MIT, will discuss "Accelerator or Brake? Cash for Clunkers, Household Liquidity, and Aggregate Demand."March 29, 2017
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Wed, March 29
7:00 pm
Science Center Hall B, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

Science Research Public Lecture: The Scientist as Sentinel

Scientists are often reluctant to speak in public on contested issues, for fear that this will "politicize" their science and have a negative impact on their credibility. In this talk, Naomi Oreskes, Professor of History of Science and Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, will examine these concerns, by exploring historical examples of scientists who have spoken up on scientific issues of broad importance, including nuclear weaponry, ozone depletion, and climate change.March 29, 2017
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Thu, March 30
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Room S-030, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

Ecology, Art and Politics in the 1970's in Brazil

The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies hosts a lecture by Claudia Mattos Avolese, Associate Professor of History of Art, University of Campinas and DRCLAS Cisneros Visiting Scholar. March 30, 2017
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Thu, March 30
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. March 30, 2017
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Fri, March 31
8:30 am to 9:30 am
HUCE Seminar Room 429, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge

MSI Chalktalk

"Experimental Evolution with Pesticides on Host-Microbiome Phenotypes" with Robert Brucker (Rowland Institute, Rowland Junior Fellow).March 31, 2017
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Fri, March 31
11:00 am
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 N Main St, Petersham

Harvard Forest Seminar

Bill Labich, Highstead, will give a talk on "Expecting the Unexpected Partners: Frontiers in Collaborative Regional Conservation in New England and Eastern New York."March 31, 2017
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Fri, March 31
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

Atmospheric & Environmental Chemistry Seminar

Dwayne Heard, University of Leeds, will give a talk on "Field Measurements of OH and Other Small Radicals/Intermediates in the Atmosphere and Comparison with Models."March 31, 2017
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Sat, April 01
(All day)
Austin Hall, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., HLS, Cambridge

Just Food? Forum on Labor Across the Food System

This year’s Just Food? Conference will focus on labor in the food system, exploring the issues most relevant to those who grow, harvest, prepare, and serve our food.April 1, 2017
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Mon, April 03
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Energy Policy Seminar

"U.S. Natural Gas Market Evolution" with Richard O’Neill, Chief Economic Adviser, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.April 3, 2017
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Mon, April 03
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 1300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Barnabas Daru, Post-doctoral Fellow, Davis Lab, will give a talk on "Processes underlying patterns of phylogenetic regionalization.April 3, 2017
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Mon, April 03
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
K262, Bowie-Vernon Room, CGIS, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"Counting Black Inventors: The Historical Role of the US Patent System as a Political Resource" with Kara Swanson (Northeastern University, Law).April 3, 2017
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Mon, April 03
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 3, 2017
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Mon, April 03
4:00 pm
Haller Hall (102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

EPS Colloquium

Alexander Robel, Post Doctoral Scholar in Geophysics, California Institute of Technology. Title TBA. April 3, 2017
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Mon, April 03
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Basement Seminar Room, Robinson Hall, Harvard Yard, 35 Quincy St., Cambridge

Producing Public Geographies: Creating a Field Guide to the American West

William Wyckoff, a leading historical geographer of the American West, will give a talk exploring the everyday landscapes of the contemporary American West and the crucial insights derived from applying the tools of a historical geographer to this immense region. Sponsored by the HUCE. April 3, 2017
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Mon, April 03
5:00 pm
Geological Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

The Future of Food: Climate, Crops, and Consequences Lecture

HUCE presents "Trends and Challenges in Global Agriculture: The Opportunity for Digital Ag" with Michael K. Stern, CEO and President of The Climate Corporation.April 3, 2017
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Tue, April 04
3:00 pm
Haller Hall (102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

Harvard Climate Seminar

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and the Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences present "Baroclinic Instability over Topography: Unstable at Any Wavenumber" with Joe Pedlosky, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. April 4, 2017
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Tue, April 04
6:00 pm
Geological Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

Lemurs: Endangered Gardeners of Madagascar’s Rainforests

The Harvard Natural History Museum hosts Onja Razafindratsima, 2016­–2017 Sarah and Daniel Hrdy Visiting Fellow in Conservation Biology, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, who will discuss the role and impact of lemur seed dispersal on plants in Madagascar’s rainforests on multiple levels. April 4, 2017
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Tue, April 04
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Hunnewell Bldg, 125 Arborway, Boston

Seed: The Untold Story

The Arnold Arboretum hosts a screening and discussion of "SEED: The Untold Story." The film follows passionate seed keepers protecting our 12,000 year-old food legacy. April 4, 2017
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Wed, April 05
12:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, MCZ, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge

Harvard Climate Seminar

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and the Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences presents "Anthropogenic Forcing on Widening of the Hadley Circulation" with Yongyun Hu, Peking University, China. April 5, 2017
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Wed, April 05
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Shinsuke Tanaka, Tufts University, will discuss "Mind the Gap! Tax Incentives and Incentives for Manipulating Fuel Efficiency in the Automobile Industry." April 5, 2017
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Thu, April 06
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
MIT 1-242, Pierce Laboratory, 33 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge

MIT's Water and Food Security Seminar Series

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab at MIT present "Frontiers in Groundwater Irrigation" with Visiting Professor Chandra Madramootoo.April 6, 2017
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Thu, April 06
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
HUH Seminar Room, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Herbaria Special Seminar

The Harvard University Herbaria (HUH) welcomes Daniel Sánchez Mata, Senior Botany Professor, Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain, who will discuss “Plant Life in Extreme Habitats: A Geobotanical Overview On California Ultramafic (Serpentine) Flora And Vegetation.”April 6, 2017
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Thu, April 06
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 6, 2017
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Thu, April 06
2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge

STS Workshop: New Nuclear Imaginaries

Nuclear worlds today are at a crossroads. As infrastructures age, stockpiles and wastes accumulate, and technologies, materials and interpretations proliferate, we face questions about how to build a just and responsible future out of the ambiguous legacies we have inherited. HKS' Program on Science, Technology & Society hosts a special two-day workshop to address these challenges and consider possible solutions.April 6, 2017
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Thu, April 06
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
BioLabs Main Lecture Hall, 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

OEB Seminar

Charles Davis, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, will present "The Big, the Bad, and the Beautiful: Parasitism and the World's Largest Flowers."April 6, 2017
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Thu, April 06
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Austin Hall 111, HLS, 1515 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge

STS Lecture: Atomic Imaginations

HKS' Program on Science, Technology & Society welcomes Jonathan Porritt, Forum for the Future, who will lead a discussion on “Nuclear Chimeras: Britain’s Slow Death as a Nuclear Power” with panelists Carol Cohn, University of Massachusetts, Boston; Allison Macfarlane, George Washington University; Jayita Sarkar, Boston University; and Daniel Schrag, Harvard University Center for the Environment.April 6, 2017
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Fri, April 07
8:30 am to 9:30 am
HUCE Seminar Room 429, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge

MSI Chalktalk

"The Microbial Life Exhibition at the Harvard Museum of Natural History" with Scott Chimileski (HMS-MBIB, Postdoctoral Fellow in R. Kolter's Lab).April 7, 2017
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Sun, April 09
2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Hunnewell Bldg, 125 Arborway, Boston

Learn to Observe: Tree Spotters Citizen Science

With nearly 4,000 different kinds of plants represented in the Arboretum’s living collections, every day presents rich opportunities to see something new. If you enjoy learning about plants and their unique characteristics, you can contribute to science as a participant in our Tree Spotters program.April 9, 2017
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Mon, April 10
12:00 pm
Haller Hall (102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

EPS Colloquium

Elizabeth Barnes, Assistant Professor, Department of Atmospheric Science, Colorado State University. Title TBA.April 10, 2017
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Mon, April 10
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Energy Policy Seminar

"California and Guangdong: A Tale of Two Cap-and-trade Programs" with Pu Wang, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Sustainability Science in the Environment and Natural Resources Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS.April 10, 2017
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Mon, April 10
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 1300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Steve Franks, Associate Professor, Fordham University, will give a talk on "Selection by Drought Causes Rapid Genome-Wide Evolution in Brassica Rapa."April 10, 2017
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Mon, April 10
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

Sarah Richardson (Harvard, History of Science) will explore the question "Can a Cell Have a Sex?"April 10, 2017
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Mon, April 10
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 10, 2017
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Wed, April 12
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
CGIS South Room S250, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

Environment in Asia Speaker Series

The Environmental Humanities Initiative of the Fairbanks Center for Chinese Studies welcomes Sigrid Schmalzer, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, who will give a talk on "Layer Upon Layer: Experience, Ecology, Engineering, Heritage, and (Most of All) History in the Making of China's Agricultural Terraces."April 12, 2017
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Wed, April 12
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm
CGIS-S030, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

History & Economics Seminar

"Nature's Present: Environmental Crossroads in 21st Century India" with Mahesh Rangarajan, Ashoka University.April 12, 2017
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Wed, April 12
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Haller Hall (102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

The Impact of Pollution on Planetary Health: Emergence of an Underappreciated Risk Factor

The Planetary Health Alliance (PHA) welcomes Philip J. Landrigan for a talk on pollution and how it has quietly become the world’s largest health problem, yet is largely overlooked in the global health and international development agendas. April 12, 2017
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Wed, April 12
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Evan Herrnstadt, HUCE, will discuss "Asymmetric Information, Drilling Distortions, and Oil and Gas Leases."April 12, 2017
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Thu, April 13
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 13, 2017
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Thu, April 13
6:00 pm
Science Hall D, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

Evolution Matters Lecture

The Harvard Natural History Museum hosts "Ocean Evolution Today: The Impact of Human Activities on the Ecology and Evolution of Marine Organisms," a panel discussion with Samantha B. Joye, University of Georgia; Bruce H. Robison, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute; Randi Dawn Rotjan, Boston University Marine Program; and moderated by Peter R. Girguis, Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University; Adjunct Research Engineer, Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute.April 13, 2017
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Fri, April 14
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

Atmospheric & Environmental Chemistry Seminar

Berrien Moore, University of Oklahoma. Title TBA.April 14, 2017
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Mon, April 17
10:20 am
Haller Hall (102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

EPS Colloquium

Aditi Sheshadri, Post Doctoral Research Scientist, Department of Applied Physics and Applied Math/Lamont, Columbia University. Title TBA.April 17, 2017
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Mon, April 17
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Energy Policy Seminar

"Transitioning China's Energy System Towards Decarbonization" with Wei Peng and Zhimin Mao, Giorgio Ruffolo Postdoctoral Research Fellows in Sustainability Science, Environment and Natural Resources Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS.April 17, 2017
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Mon, April 17
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 1300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Willam Powell, Professor, State University of New York, will give a talk on "Strategies to develop the new American chestnut."April 17, 2017
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Mon, April 17
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
K262, Bowie-Vernon Room, CGIS, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"Assessing and Mitigating Synthetic Biology Risks: Exemplary Cases and Cautionary Tales" with Kenneth Oye (MIT, Political Science).April 17, 2017
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Mon, April 17
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 17, 2017
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Thu, April 20
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 20, 2017
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Fri, April 21
11:00 am
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 N Main St, Petersham

Harvard Forest Seminar

Jessica Corman, University of Wisconsin-Madison, will give a talk on "Carbon... and What Else? Consequences of Browning to Nitrogen and Phosphorus Cycling in Lakes."April 21, 2017
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Fri, April 21
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

Atmospheric & Environmental Chemistry Seminar

Mark Parrington, European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF). Title TBA.April 21, 2017
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Mon, April 24
12:00 pm
Haller Hall (102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

EPS Colloquium

Deepti Singh, Lamont Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia University. Title TBA. April 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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Wed, April 26
5:00 pm
Science Center Hall A, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

The Future of Food

The Harvard University Center for the Environment presents "Improving Agriculture in a Warmer World" with David Lobell, William Wrigley Fellow at the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment; Associate Professor of Earth System Science; and Deputy Director of the Center on Food Security and the Environment, Stanford University, as part of The Future of Food: Climate, Crops, and Consequences Lecture Series. April 26, 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

Ecological Systems in the Anthropocene: "Human Imprints on the Tree of Life"

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; and Ana Rodrigues, Senior Researcher, The French National Center for Scientific Research. April 27, 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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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

Evolution Matters Lecture

The Harvard Natural History Museum 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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