Events

Mon, January 23
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 1300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Daniel Woods, University of Wisconsin, Madison, will give a talk on "Dissecting the control of flowering time in grasses using Brachypodium distachyon."January 23, 2017
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Mon, January 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).January 23, 2017
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Wed, January 25
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Geo Museum Room 310, 24 Oxford St. (former Center for the Environment space), Cambridge

BiSEPPS Seminar

"How Unusual Are Recent U.S. Northeast Coast Mean Sea Level Changes? A Bayesian Hierarchical Perspective" with Christopher Piecuch, Atmospheric and Environmental Research (AER).January 25, 2017
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Wed, January 25
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Gilbert Metcalf, Tufts University, will discuss "The Impact of Removing Tax Preferences for U.S. Oil and Gas Production."January 25, 2017
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Wed, January 25
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Haller Hall (102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

Film Screening & Discussion: AGE OF CONSEQUENCES

The Harvard University Center for the Environment invites you to a special screening of Age of Consequences, an investigation of climate change impacts on resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of national security and global stability. Q&A with Executive Producer Sophie Robinson to follow screening. January 25, 2017
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Thu, January 26
7:45 am to 9:15 am
Washington Room, Harvard Club, 374 Commonwealth Ave., Boston

Rethinking the American Diet: Optimally Unifying Environmental and Nutritional Sciences

Gidon Eshel, Hrdy Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study; Research Professor of Environmental Science and Physics, speaks as part of the Harvard University Technology Assessment in Health Care Monthly Seminar Series. Continental breakfast will be served.January 26, 2017
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Thu, January 26
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
BioLabs Lecture Hall, 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

OEB Seminar

Nicholas Strausfeld, University of Arizona, will discuss "Arthropod Brains and their Cambrian Antecedents: Correspondence, divergence, and evolutionary stability."January 26, 2017
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Fri, January 27
8:30 am to 9:30 am
Room 310 (former HUCE seminar room), 3rd floor, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

MSI Chalktalk

"Dissecting Diversity: Developing tools to probe bacterial biology at a single cell level" with Sarah Fortune (HSPH-IID).January 27, 2017
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Mon, January 30
12:00 pm
Haller Hall (102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

EPS Colloquium

Jason Morgan (Harvard EPS)January 30, 2017
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Mon, January 30
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 1300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Liam Dolan, Professor, University of Oxford. Title TBA.January 30, 2017
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Mon, January 30
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Asia Centers Lounge, First Floor, CGIS South Building, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge

Traces: Dark Cloud - Special One-Day Photography Exhibition

The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies welcomes award winning photographer Ian Teh for a special one-day exhibition and talk. January 30, 2017
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Tue, January 31
1:00 pm
Harvard Global Health Institute, 42 Church St., Cambridge

Climate Change and Global Health Seminar

The Harvard Global Health Institute presents Harvard Law School's Food Law and Policy Clinic Director Emily Broad Leib who will present on "Food Waste Policy: Solutions for People, Planet, Profit."January 31, 2017
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Wed, February 01
3:30 pm
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

China Project Research Seminar

"Impact of Climate Change and Urbanization Effect on Extremely Heavy Rainfalls in Megacities in China" with Ding Yihui, Professor and Special Advisor on Climate Change, China Meteorological Administration; Vice-Chairman, China Expert Panel on Climate Change.February 1, 2017
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Thu, February 02
4:00 pm
Haller Hall (102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

Harvard Climate Seminar

Yihui Ding, National Climate Center, China Meteorological Administration, Beijing, China, will discuss "Long-term variability of the Afro-Asian summer monsoon and its possible causes: combined natural and anthropogenic effects."February 2, 2017
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Fri, February 03
8:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Seminar Room 310 (former HUCE seminar room), 3rd floor, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

MSI Chalktalk

"The News from the RNA World" with Steve Lory (HMS-MBIB).February 3, 2017
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Mon, February 06
12:10 am
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 1300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Heather Briggs, Arboretum post-doctoral fellow, Hopkins Lab. Title: TBAFebruary 6, 2017
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Wed, February 08
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Hunt Allcott, New York University, will discuss "The Welfare Effects of Nudges: A Case Study of Energy Use Social Comparisons."February 8, 2017
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Wed, February 08
5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Science Center Hall C, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

China Project Special Event

Mario J. Molina, Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1995; Distinguished Professor, UC San Diego; Professor, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, on "Air Quality in Megacities: From Mexico City to Beijing."February 8, 2017
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Thu, February 09
12:00 pm
HSPH, FXB G13, 677 Huntington Ave., Boston

Of Mice and Men: Emerging Infectious Disease in a Warmer, More Fragmented World

The Planetary Health Alliance (PHA) hosts Dr. Richard Ostfeld, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies.February 9, 2017
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Fri, February 10
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

Atmospheric & Environmental Chemistry Seminar

"Ozone Profile and Tropospheric Ozone Retrievals from UV Measurements" with Xiong Liu, Harvard CFA.February 10, 2017
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Mon, February 13
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 1300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Maria A. Gandolfo-Nixon, Senior Research Associate, Cornell University, will give a talk on "Darwin’s “Damned Land”, A.K.A. Patagonia: A paleo(neo)botanist’s paradise."February 13, 2017
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Mon, February 13
5:00 pm
Sheerr Room, Fay House, 10 Garden St., Cambridge

Oceans Lecture Series

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies presents "Polynesian Voyaging Society," a lecture by Kaleomanuiwa Wong.February 13, 2017
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Wed, February 15
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Robyn Meeks, University of Michigan, will discuss "Shedding Light: Understanding Energy Efficiency and Electricity Reliability."February 15, 2017
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Thu, February 16
6:00 pm
TBA

Symbiosis and the Evolution of Life in the Ocean

The Harvard Museum of Natural History hosts Peter R. Girguis, Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, who will give a talk as part of the Evolution Matters Lecture Series. February 16, 2017
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Fri, February 17
8:30 am to 9:30 am
Seminar Room 310 (former HUCE seminar room), 3rd floor, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

MSI Chalktalk

"Some Physical Aspects of Bacterial Swarms, and Biofilms" with L Mahadevan (FAS-OEB).February 17, 2017
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Wed, February 22
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Jeffrey Zabel, Tufts University, will discuss "Valuing Nuclear Energy Risk: The Impact of the Fukushima Crisis on U.S. Housing Prices." February 22, 2017
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Wed, February 22
6:00 pm
Geological Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

Next of Kin: Seeing Extinction through the Artist’s Lens

The Harvard Museum of Natural History invites you to a panel discussion with Carrie Lambert-Beattie, Professor of Visual and Environmental Studies and History of Art and Architecture; Director of Graduate Studies, Film and Visual Studies, Harvard University; Christina Seely, Artist and Assistant Professor of Studio Art, Dartmouth College; Ross Virginia, Myers Family Professor of Environmental Science; Director, Institute of Arctic Studies, The John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding, Dartmouth College; and moderated by Edward Morris, Artist; Professor of Practice, Department of Transmedia; Co-Director of The Canary Lab, Syracuse University; Co-Director of The Canary Project.February 22, 2017
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Mon, February 27
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 1300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Karen James, Staff Scientist, Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratory. Title: TBAFebruary 27, 2017
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Tue, February 28
3:00 pm
Haller Hall (102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

Harvard Climate Seminar

Paola Cessi, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, will discuss "Warm-route versus cold-route interbasin exchange in the meridional overturning circulation or why is the Atlantic saltier than the Pacific."February 28, 2017
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Wed, March 01
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Martin Weitzman (HKS) will discuss "On a World Climate Assembly and the Social Cost of Carbon."March 1, 2017
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Thu, March 02
3:30 pm
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

China Project Research Seminar

"Hidden Air: Urbanization, the Built Environment and Indoor Air Quality in China" with Gary Adamkiewicz, Assistant Professor of Environmental Health and Exposure Disparities, Department of Environment Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.March 2, 2017
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Mon, March 06
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 1300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Jill Preston, Assistant Professor, University of Vermont. Title: TBAMarch 6, 2017
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Mon, March 06
5:00 pm
Sheerr Room, Fay House, 10 Garden St., Cambridge

Oceans Lecture Series

The Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Studies presents "Ocean Photography: Inspiring Conservation," a lecture by Keith Ellenbogen, underwater photographer.March 6, 2017
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Wed, March 08
12:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, MCZ, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge

Harvard Climate Seminar

Simona Bordoni, California Institute of Technology. Title TBA. March 8, 2017
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Wed, March 08
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Cass Sunstein (HLS) will discuss "On the Costs and Benefits of Mandatory Labeling, with Special Reference to Genetically Modified Foods." Presented jointly with HLS Behavioral Economics, Law, and Public Policy Seminar.March 8, 2017
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Thu, March 09
3:30 pm
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

China Project Research Seminar

Yuxuan Wang, Assistant Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry, University of Houston; Associate Professor, School of Environment, Tsinghua UniversityMarch 9, 2017
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Tue, March 21
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Fisher Museum, Harvard Forest, 324 North Main St., Petersham

28th Annual Harvard Forest Ecology Symposium

More information & registration will be available in February.March 21, 2017
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Thu, March 23
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
TBA

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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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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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 give a talk on "Leaf-out in northern hemisphere woody plants — insights from experiments and herbaria."March 27, 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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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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Tue, April 04
3:00 pm
Haller Hall (102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambrdige

Harvard Climate Seminar

Joe Pedlosky, Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute. Title TBA.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

Yongyun Hu, Peking University, China. Title TBA.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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Mon, April 10
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 1300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Steve Franks, Associate Professor, Fordham University. Title: TBAApril 10, 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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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 24
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 1300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Maria Uriarte, Professor, Columbia University. Title: TBAApril 24, 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. Title: TBAMay 1, 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 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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