Events

Wed, January 24
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge

Solar Geoengineering Research Reading Group

Discussion led by Joshua Horton, Harvard Kennedy School, on "Index-Based Insurance for Solar Geoengineering." January 24, 2018
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Wed, January 24
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Room L-382, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Erich Muehlegger, University of California, Davis, and Richard Sweeney, Boston College, will discuss "Pass-Through of Input Cost Shocks Under Imperfect Competition: Evidence from the U.S. Fracking Boom."January 24, 2018
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Thu, January 25
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
BioLabs Lecture Hall 1080, 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

OEB Special Seminar

"From Spider Webs to Food Webs: How Species Interactions Shape the Causes and Consequences of Plant Invasions" with Lauren Smith-Ramesh, University of Tennessee. January 25, 2018
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Thu, January 25
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
BioLabs Lecture Hall 1080, 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

OEB Seminar

"Species Divergence Shaped by the Intersects of Ecology and Climate Change" with Lacey Knowles, University of Michigan.January 25, 2018
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Thu, January 25
6:00 pm
Room 123, Stata Center, MIT, 32 Vassar St., Cambridge

The Future of Climate Policy: Experts Discuss Carbon Pricing

Join MIT Climate Action for a panel discussion on climate policy and carbon pricing in Massachusetts, featuring leading voices on the issue from politics and academia.January 25, 2018
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Fri, January 26
8:30 am to 9:30 am
Classroom 375 (formerly Room 310), 3rd floor, Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

MSI Chalk-Talk

Karine Gibbs (FAS-MCB) will lead a discussion on "Dissecting Social Behaviors and Population Migration of the Shape-Shifting Bacterium, Proteus Mirabilis." Coffee, tea, and pastries will be served.January 26, 2018
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Mon, January 29
12:00 pm
Haller Hall (102), Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

EPS Colloquium

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences welcomes Terry Plank, Columbia University, who will discuss "Volatiles and Volcanic Vigor."January 29, 2018
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Mon, January 29
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Research Bldg, 1300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

William (Ned) Friedman, Arnold Professor, Harvard University and Arnold Arboretum Faculty Fellow, will discuss "Sibling Cooperation and Interparental Conflict in a Seed: How Plant Mothers, Fathers, and Siblings Behave during the Act of Reproduction in Flowering Plants."January 29, 2018
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Mon, January 29
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"Democracy by the Numbers: The Twentieth-Century Fight over US Congressional Reapportionment" with Alma Steingart (Harvard, Society of Fellows).January 29, 2018
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Mon, January 29
12:30 pm to 1:45 pm
Cabot 702, The Fletcher School, 160 Packard Ave., Medford

Tufts University CIERP Research Seminar

"Who Pays to Save the Planet? A Sectoral Political Economy of Climate Change Mitigation" with Alexander Gard-Murray, a doctoral candidate in Politics at the University of Oxford, and a research affiliate with the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy at Tufts University's Fletcher School. January 29, 2018
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Mon, January 29
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
BioLabs Lecture Hall 1080, 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

OEB Special Seminar

"Conserving Ecosystems and Their Services in a Changing and Uncertain World" with Laura Dee, University of Minnesota.January 29, 2018
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Tue, January 30
3:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge

Special Harvard Climate Seminar

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and the Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences host Raymond T. Pierrehumbert, Halley Professor of Physics, University of Oxford, who will give a talk on "Climate Dynamics of Lava Planets."January 30, 2018
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Tue, January 30
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
BioLabs Lecture Hall 1080, 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

OEB Special Seminar

"Multi-Host Fungal Pathogens: Challenges and Opportunities in Conserving Global Amphibian Diversity" with Ana Longo, University of Maryland.January 30, 2018
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Wed, January 31
12:00 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 John Michael Wallace, Professor Emeritus, Department of Atmospheric Sciences, University of Washington, who will discuss "The Atmospheric signature of ENSO."January 31, 2018
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Wed, January 31
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge

Solar Geoengineering Research Reading Group

Sam Evans, Fellow, Program in Science, Technology & Society, HKS, will discuss "Solar Radiation Management: A Proposal for Immediate Polycentric Governance." Lunch provided. RSVP to contact listed.January 31, 2018
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Wed, January 31
1:00 pm
Harvard Global Health Institute, 42 Church St., Cambridge

Climate Change and Global Health Seminar

Join the Harvard Global Health Institute for "The Nexus of Green Building, Public Health, and the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals" with Joseph Allen, Assistant Professor of Exposure Assessment Science, Department of Environmental Health, HSPH.January 31, 2018
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Wed, January 31
3:30 pm to 4:45 pm
Pierce 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

China Project Seminar

The China Project, Harvard Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, welcomes CAO Jing, Visiting Scholar, Harvard-China Project; Associate Professor, Department of Economics, School of Economics and Management, Tsinghua University, who will give a talk on "China's Top 1000 and 10,000 Energy-Consuming Enterprises Program: Effectiveness, Compliance, and Lessons."January 31, 2018
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Wed, January 31
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Room L-382, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Kent Daniel, Columbia University; Robert Litterman, Kepos Capital; and Gernot Wagner, Harvard University, will discuss "Applying Asset Pricing Theory to Calibrate the Price of Climate Risk."January 31, 2018
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Thu, February 01
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
BioLabs Lecture Hall 1080, 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

OEB Special Seminar

"Shifting Fire Regimes and Their Compounding Impact on Ecosystem Biogeochemistry" with Adam Pellegrini, Stanford University.February 1, 2018
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Fri, February 02
8:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Classroom 375 (formerly Room 310), 3rd floor, Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

MSI Chalk-Talk

Niels Bradshaw (FAS-MCB) will lead a discussion addressing the question "Do Regulatory Platforms Drive Evolutionary Innovation?". Coffee, tea, and pastries will be served.February 2, 2018
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Mon, February 05
12:00 pm
Haller Hall (102), Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

EPS Colloquium

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences welcomes, Jessica Tierney, Professor, Arizona University, who will discuss "Glacial Tropical Climate Revisited."February 5, 2018
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Mon, February 05
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"The Machine and the Market: US Economic Governance in the Age of the Computer: 1960-1975" with Devin Kennedy (Harvard, History of Science).February 5, 2018
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Tue, February 06
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Menschel Hall, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy St., Cambridge

Albatross: Film Screening & Discussion

Join us for a special film screening of Albatross, a stunning visual journey exploring the consequences of global plastics pollution in the ocean through the eyes of the Albatross population on Midway Island. Following the screening, we will hold a discussion with filmmaker Chris Jordan, Robin Kelsey, Matthew Potts, and Jim McCarthy. Terry Tempest Williams and Sam Myers will moderate the discussion. February 6, 2018
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Wed, February 07
12:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge

Harvard Climate Seminar

The Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences and the Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences present "Why Has the Lower Stratosphere Stopped Cooling for the Last 20 Years?" with Lorenzo M Polvani, Professor of Applied Mathematics and Earth & Environmental Sciences, Columbia University.February 7, 2018
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Mon, February 12
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"The Stylized Facts of Inequality" with Daniel Hirschman (Brown, Sociology).February 12, 2018
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Tue, February 13
5:15 pm
Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston St., Boston

Boston Environmental History Seminar

The Massachusetts Historical Society hosts Benjamin Kochan, Boston University, who will discuss "Governor Francis W. Sargent: Fisheries Manager" with comment by Brian Payne, Bridgewater State University. February 13, 2018
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Wed, February 14
4:15 pm to 5:45 pm
Starr Auditorium, Belfer Bldg, 2nd Floor, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

The Madhouse Effect: How Climate Change Denial in the Trump Era is Threatening our Planet, Politics, and the Public

Join the Environment and Natural Resources Program and the Shorenstein Center for a forum discussion with award-winning climate scientist Michael E. Mann and the Pulitzer Prize-winning political cartoonist Tom Toles.February 14, 2018
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Thu, February 15
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
BioLabs Lecture Hall 1080, 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

OEB Special Seminar

"Form, Function, and Fossils: Modern Twists on Ancient Evolutionary Transitions" with Stephanie Pierce, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University. February 15, 2018
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Mon, February 26
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"Vaccine Criticism in France: Scientific Credibility and the Fragmentation of Social Movements" with Jeremy Ward (Université Paris-Sorbonne, Sociology).February 26, 2018
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Mon, March 05
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"Governing the Future: Cancer Viruses and the Growth of American Biomedicine" with Robin Scheffler (MIT, HASTS).March 5, 2018
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Tue, March 20
(All day)
Shaler Hall, Harvard Forest, 324 N Main St., Petersham

29th Annual Harvard Forest Ecology Symposium: Synthesizing, Evaluating, and Learning from Long-Term Ecological Data

This year, we highlight 30 years of the Harvard Forest LTER Program. What insights can we draw from sustained study of the forest ecosystem? For what processes is 30 years a long time? For what processes is 30 years a blink of an eye? In addition to talks, discussions, and a poster session, we will offer a guided walk through the Hemlock Hospice Art Installation.March 20, 2018
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Wed, April 04
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Chao 340, HBS, 25 Harvard Way, Boston

Climate Week at HBS: Fireside Chat with David Crane on "The Role of Business in Climate Policy"

As CEO of NRG Energy (2003-2015), Crane attempted to turn the company into a major renewable energy provider. Now a Senior Operating Executive at Pegasus Capital Advisors, Crane will speak about business leaders’ role in affecting climate policy.April 4, 2018
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