Events

Thu, October 18
11:00 am
Haller Hall (102), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

Geobiology Seminar

Elizabeth Trembath-Reichert, NASA Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Marine Chemistry & Geochemistry, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, will give a talk on "From Sediment to Basalt: Single-cell microbial metabolism and growth rates from subsurface environments."October 18, 2018
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Thu, October 18
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 N Main St., Petersham

Harvard Forest Seminar

Lawrence Buell, Powell M. Cabot Research Professor of American Literature, will discuss "‘Thoreau and Environmental Memory."October 18, 2018
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Thu, October 18
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 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. Shreya Dave, CEO, Via Separations, will lead a discussion on "Via Separations: A materials approach to process engineering."October 18, 2018
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Thu, October 18
3:30 pm
Biological Labs Lecture Hall (Room 1080), 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

OEB Seminar

Daniel Matute, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, will discuss "The Genetic Basis of Female Mate Choice in Drosophila."October 18, 2018
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Thu, October 18
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. October 18, 2018
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Fri, October 19
8:30 am to 9:30 am
Classroom 375 (formerly Room 310), 3rd floor, Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

MSI Chalk-Talk

Topic and speaker TBA. Coffee, tea, and pastries will be served. October 19, 2018
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Fri, October 19
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Room G125, Maxwell Dworkin, 33 Oxford St., Cambridge

Commercializing Innovation: Green/Clean-Tech Entrepreneurship

The Harvard Office of Technology Development and the FAS Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, and presented in collaboration with the Harvard Physics Graduate Student Council, are pleased to welcome two esteemed speakers: Adria Wilson is Entrepreneurial Program Lead for Chain Reaction Innovations at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois, and Andrew Takacs is Senior Manager for Business Development at Greentown Labs in Somerville, Mass. This talk may be of most value to those who are considering careers in a startup and/or who have created research innovations in the areas of energy, clean-tech, or sustainability. October 19, 2018
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Fri, October 19
12:00 pm
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

Atmospheric & Environmental Chemistry Seminar

Professor Kerri Pratt, University of Michigan, will give a talk. Title TBA.October 19, 2018
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Fri, October 19
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
LIVE WEBCAST

Conflicts Over Science and Policy at the EPA: Where Are We Headed?

The Forum at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health presents a panel discussion with Wendy Jacobs, Director, Harvard Law School Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic; Gina McCarthy, Director, C-CHANGE, and 13th Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency; William Ruckelshaus Strategic Director, Madrona Venture Group, and First and Fifth Administrator of the EPA; and Tom Udall, U.S. Senator, New Mexico. Moderated by Carolyn Beeler, Environment Reporter, PRI’s The World.October 19, 2018
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Fri, October 19
6:30 pm to 9:30 pm
MIT Museum, 265 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge

MIT Energy Night

Now entering its 12th year, MIT Energy Night showcases over 50 interactive presentations highlighting MIT’s unique innovation in energy, annually drawing over 1000 attendees. Presenters include MIT research labs, early-stage start-ups based on MIT technologies, and other energy-focused companies.October 19, 2018
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Sat, October 20
10:00 am
100 Main St., Hull

Hull Wind Turbine Tour

Join the Harvard Extension Student Environmental Club for an inside look at renewable wind energy and guided tour of the Town of Hull’s first wind turbine – Hull Wind 1.October 20, 2018
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Mon, October 22
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Bell Hall, 5th floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Energy Policy Seminar

"The Case for a Slow and Steady 'Tortoise' Approach for U.S. Nuclear Research and Development" with Michael J. Ford, Harvard University Center for the Environment. Lunch is provided.October 22, 2018
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Mon, October 22
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Graham Dow, Research Assistant Professor, Boston University, will give a talk. Topic TBA.October 22, 2018
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Mon, October 22
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"A Rational Framework for What? Race and the Ethos of Science from the Modern Synthesis to Genomics" with Tito Brige de Carvalho (Harvard, STS).October 22, 2018
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Mon, October 22
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Nye Conference Center, Room A, Taubman 5th Floor, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in India: Indirect management of groundwater through electricity sector reforms

Aditi Mukherji, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD-Nepal); Coordinating Lead Author (CLA) for the Water Chapter in the Working Group II, IPCC 6th Assessment Report, will examine how the agriculture, groundwater, and electricity sectors in India are bound in an unsustainable nexus of mutual interdependence and policies for improvement.October 22, 2018
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Tue, October 23
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.October 23, 2018
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Tue, October 23
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
HUH Seminar Room 125, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Herbaria Seminar

Gretchen Kai Halpert, Illustrator, Educator, Scientific Illustration Distance Program, will give a talk on "Models for Drawings; Drawings for Models."October 23, 2018
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Wed, October 24
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. All are welcome. Lunch provided.October 24, 2018
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Wed, October 24
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
EPS 409, 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. Eric Fell, SEAS, will lead a discussion on "Particle Accelerator based Nuclear Startups."October 24, 2018
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Thu, October 25
11:00 am
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 N Main St., Petersham

Harvard Forest Seminar

Emily Meineke, Harvard University Herbaria, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology. Title TBA.October 25, 2018
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Thu, October 25
3:30 pm to 4:45 pm
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

Harvard-China Project Seminar

"Top-Down Estimate of Black Carbon Emissions for City Clusters using Ground Observations: A case study in southern Jiangsu, China" with ZHAO Yu, Professor, School of the Environment, Nanjing University; Postdoctoral Fellow Alumnus and Collaborator, Harvard-China Project.October 25, 2018
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Thu, October 25
5:15 pm
Samberg Conference Center, 7th Floor, Salons M & I, Morris and Sophie Chang Bldg, 50 Memorial Dr., Cambridge

MITEI Fall Colloquium: "2030 U.S. Climate Goals: Drifting further from the target—how can we get there?"

For over a decade, the MIT Energy Initiative’s Fall Colloquium has brought the MIT community together to hear about an important area of energy research from a prominent thought leader. This year, Frances Beinecke will address the current clean energy trajectory for 2025 and delve into what will be required for the U.S. to meet its 2030 Paris Agreement commitments from advocacy, policy, and technology perspectives.October 25, 2018
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Thu, October 25
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, GSD, 48 Quincy St., Cambridge

Frederick Law Olmsted Lecture: “New Parks”

Michael Van Valkenburgh, Charles Eliot Professor Emeritus in Practice of Landscape Architecture at Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, will summarize thirty years of park-making by Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates with a concentration on Teardrop Park, Lower Don River, Brooklyn Bridge Park, and the 2018 winning entry for Detroit’s West Riverfront Park.October 25, 2018
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Thu, October 25
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. October 25, 2018
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Fri, October 26
8:30 am to 9:30 am
Classroom 375 (formerly Room 310), 3rd floor, Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

MSI Chalk-Talk

Ivana Cvijovic (Graduate Student in Systems Biology) will present and lead a discussion. Topic TBA. Coffee, tea, and pastries will be served. October 26, 2018
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Fri, October 26
9:30 am
Knafel Center, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, 10 Garden St., Cambridge

Radcliffe Institute Science Symposium: The Undiscovered

The 2018 Radcliffe Institute science symposium will focus on how scientists explore realities they cannot anticipate. Speakers from across the disciplines of modern science will present personal experiences and discuss how to train scientists, educators, and funders to foster the expertise and open-mindedness needed to reveal undiscovered aspects of the world around us.October 26, 2018
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Mon, October 29
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Bell Hall, 5th floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Energy Policy Seminar

"The Political Economy of Pricing Carbon in a 2°C World" with Joseph Aldy, Harvard Kennedy School. Lunch is provided.October 29, 2018
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Mon, October 29
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Monica Geber, Professor, Cornell University, will discuss "Ecology and Evolution of Species Range Limits."October 29, 2018
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Mon, October 29
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"Nurturing Indonesia: Medicine and Decolonisation in the Dutch East Indies" with Hans Pols (Sydney, History and Philosophy of Science).October 29, 2018
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Tue, October 30
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.October 30, 2018
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Tue, October 30
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
HUH Seminar Room 125, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Herbaria Seminar

James Mitchell, Graduate Student, Pfister Lab, Dept. of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, will give a talk. Topic TBA.October 30, 2018
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Tue, October 30
6:15 pm to 8:15 pm
ASEAN Auditorium, Tufts University, 170 Packard Ave., Medford

Tufts University Distinguished Speaker Series: Bill McKibben

Join Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life for an engaging conversation with author, activist, and environmentalist Bill McKibben. Co-sponsored by the Tufts Office of Sustainability, the Environmental Studies Program, the Tufts Institute for the Environment, the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, and the Fletcher School’s Center for International Environment and Resource Policy. October 30, 2018
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Wed, October 31
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. All are welcome. Lunch provided.October 31, 2018
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Wed, October 31
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

"Are Residential Electricity Prices Too High, Too Low, or Both?" with Severin Borenstein, University of California, Berkeley, and James Bushnell, University of California, Davis.October 31, 2018
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Thu, November 01
11:00 am
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 N Main St., Petersham

Harvard Forest Seminar

Noah Snyder, Harvard Bullard Fellow & Boston College. Title TBA.November 1, 2018
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Thu, November 01
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. Tyler St. Germaine will lead a discussion on Antarctica (and its energy sources).November 1, 2018
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Thu, November 01
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Emerson Hall, Room 105, 25 Quincy St., Cambridge

Science & Democracy: Joichi Ito

The Program on Science, Technology & Society at Harvard Kennedy School presents "The Limits of Ethical A.I." with Joichi Ito, Director, MIT Media Laboratory. Discussion to follow with Joshua D. Greene, Professor, Department of Psychology, Harvard University; Nicco Mele, Director, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; and Martha Minow, 300th Anniversary University Professor, Harvard University; Former Dean, Harvard Law School. Moderated by Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Harvard Kennedy School.November 1, 2018
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Thu, November 01
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 1, 2018
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Fri, November 02
8:30 am to 9:30 am
Classroom 375 (formerly Room 310), 3rd floor, Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

MSI Chalk-Talk

David Riglar (HMS-Systems Biology, Postdoctoral Fellow in P. Silver's Lab) will present and lead a discussion. Coffee, tea, and pastries will be served. November 2, 2018
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Fri, November 02
12:00 pm
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

Atmospheric & Environmental Chemistry Seminar

Rebecca Washenfelder, NOAA ESRL Chemical Sciences Division, will give a talk. Title TBA. November 2, 2018
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Sat, November 03
(All day)
Harvard Business School, TBA

15th Annual HBS Energy Symposium

The HBS Energy & Environment Club‘s invites you to the 15th Annual Energy Symposium—"Competing for Energy Capital"— exploring the best use of capital in energy markets and how to assess both economic and environmental returns. November 3, 2018
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Mon, November 05
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Bell Hall, 5th floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Energy Policy Seminar

"California's Cap-and-trade Program and Emission Leakage: An Empirical Analysis" with Chiara Lo Prete, The Pennsylvania State University. Lunch is provided.November 5, 2018
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Mon, November 05
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Lawrence Buell, Powell M. Cabot Research Professor of American Literature, Harvard University, will discuss "Thoreau’s Place On (and Off) the Map of Natural History."November 5, 2018
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Mon, November 05
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"'Perfect Woman': Female Robots, Alluring Androids, and Electronic Eves" with Julie Wosk (SUNY Maritime College).November 5, 2018
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Mon, November 05
5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
Nye A, B, & C, 5th floor, Taubman Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Cities on the Edge: Climate Adaptation, Resilience & Social Justice

The Environment and Natural Resources Program (ENRP) is at Harvard Kennedy School hosts a conversation about the challenges facing coastal cities due to the effects of climate change. Panelists will discuss adaptation strategies and resilience efforts across sectors and opportunities for community engagement. November 5, 2018
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Tue, November 06
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 6, 2018
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Tue, November 06
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
HUH Seminar Room 125, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Herbaria Seminar

Luis Quijada, Visiting Postdoctoral Fellow, Pfister Lab, Dept. of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, will give a talk. Topic TBA. November 6, 2018
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Wed, November 07
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. All are welcome. Lunch provided.November 7, 2018
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Wed, November 07
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

"The Environmental Bias of Trade Policy" with Joseph Shapiro, University of California, Berkeley. November 7, 2018
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Thu, November 08
11:00 am
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 N Main St., Petersham

Harvard Forest Seminar

"Historical and Geological Perspective on Interactions between Floods, Humans, Climate, and Erosion in the Northeastern U.S." with Tim Cook, Harvard Bullard Fellow & Worcester State University.November 8, 2018
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Thu, November 08
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Gund Hall Room 122, 42-48 Quincy St., Cambridge

Harvard-China Project Seminar

"Urban Spatial Structure and Travel in China" with Lingqian (Ivy) Hu, Professor and Chair, Department of Urban Planning, School of Architecture and Urban Planning, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. November 8, 2018
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Thu, November 08
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Multi-purpose Room, Curtis Hall, 474 Boston Ave., Medford

Bringing the Ocean Ashore: Ichthyology and Infrastructure in Pacific Waters

Anthony Medrano, Ziff Environmental Fellow, Harvard University Center for the Environment, will give a talk as part of the Tufts Environmental Studies Lunch & Learn Program series. November 8, 2018
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Thu, November 08
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. Henry Wilkin, SEAS, will lead a discussion on grid optimization. November 8, 2018
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Thu, November 08
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 8, 2018
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Fri, November 09
12:00 pm
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

Atmospheric & Environmental Chemistry Seminar

Professor Dan Jaffe, University of Washington, will discuss "Fires, Smoke, and Urban Air Quality in the Western U.S."November 9, 2018
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Mon, November 12
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Jake Grossman, Arboretum Putnam Fellow, will discuss "The Mystery of Smith’s Aspen: Uncovering the genetic identity and climate change vulnerability of a hybrid Pleistocene relic."November 12, 2018
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Mon, November 12
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"Cultures of Nuclear Security: How Different Countries Decide How to Protect their Nuclear Facilities" with Matthew Bunn (Harvard Kennedy School).November 12, 2018
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Tue, November 13
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 13, 2018
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Tue, November 13
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
HUH Seminar Room 125, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Herbaria Seminar

Megan Biango-Daniels, Postdoctoral Scholar, Wolfe Lab, Dept. of Biology, Tufts University, will give a talk on "Bad Apples: A new disease and its impacts, farm to fork."November 13, 2018
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Tue, November 13
5:15 pm
Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston St., Boston

Boston Seminar on Environmental History

The Massachusetts Historical Society hosts "Hurricane of the New South: ‘Mud Work’ and Transformations in Black Labor on the South Carolina Sea Islands at the Dawn of Jim Crow" with Caroline Grego, University of Colorado Boulder. Comment by Chad Montrie, University of Massachusetts Lowell.November 13, 2018
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Wed, November 14
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. All are welcome. Lunch provided.November 14, 2018
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Wed, November 14
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
TBA

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

"Linking Heterogeneous Climate Policies (Consistent with the Paris Agreement)" with Michael Mehling, MIT; Gilbert Metcalf, Tufts University; and Robert Stavins, Harvard University. November 14, 2018
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Wed, November 14
6:00 pm
TBA

Origins of the Green Revolution: Hybrid Seeds, Hunger, and Mexico-India Cooperation

The Harvard Natural History Museum and the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments welcome Gabriela Soto Laveaga, Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University, who will discuss hybrid seeds, their role in the Green Revolution, and the unexpected technological, environmental, and social impacts they had on both Mexico and India.November 14, 2018
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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. Title TBA.November 15, 2018
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Thu, November 15
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. Mandy Liu will lead a discussion on China's energy landscape.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. Topic TBA. Coffee, tea, and pastries will be served. November 16, 2018
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Fri, November 16
12:00 pm
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

Atmospheric & Environmental Chemistry Seminar

Melissa Lunden, Chief Scientist, Aclima, will give a talk. Title TBA. November 16, 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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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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Wed, November 21
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. All are welcome. Lunch provided.November 21, 2018
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Mon, November 26
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Margaret Grose, Senior Lecturer in Landscape Architecture, University of Melbourne, Arboretum Sargent Award Recipient. Title: TBA.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. Topic TBA.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. All are welcome. Lunch provided.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 renewable energy portfolio standards. 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. All are welcome. Lunch 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. Title TBA.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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