Events

Wed, September 19
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Room 209, Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

Applied Mechanics Colloquium

"Materials in Energy: From Nano to Macro" with Professor Ju Li, MIT. September 19, 2018
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Thu, September 20
11:00 am
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 N Main St., Petersham

Harvard Forest Seminar

Emily Vogler, Rhode Island School of Design, will give a talk on "The Future of Dams: The role of design in supporting decision making about dams." September 20, 2018
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Thu, September 20
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.September 20, 2018
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Thu, September 20
3:30 pm
BioLabs Lecture Hall (1080), 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

OEB Special Seminar

Erika Edwards, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Curator of Botany at the Peabody Museum of Natural History; Director of Marsh Botanical Gardens, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Yale University, will discuss “Consilience, Model Lineages, and A Truly Integrative Phylogenetic Biology.”September 20, 2018
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Thu, September 20
6:00 pm
Geo Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

Breakpoint: Reckoning with America’s Environmental Crises

A lecture and book signing with Jeremy Jackson, Emeritus Professor of Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Senior Scientist Emeritus, Smithsonian Institution. Followed by a discussion with Rebecca Henderson, Harvard Business School; John Holdren, Harvard Kennedy School; and Daniel Schrag, Harvard University Center for the Environment.September 20, 2018
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Thu, September 20
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. September 20, 2018
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Fri, September 21
8:30 am to 9:30 am
Classroom 375 (formerly Room 310), 3rd floor, Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

MSI Chalk-Talk

Nick Lyons (HMS-MBIB) will present and lead a discussion on "So You’re a Multicellular Microbe..." Coffee, tea, and pastries will be served. September 21, 2018
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Sat, September 22
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Geo Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

Symbiotic Earth: How Lynn Margulis Rocked the Boat and Started a Scientific Revolution

Biodiversity for a Livable Climate hosts a special opportunity for you to see the acclaimed new film by director John Feldman on the life, ideas, and profound impacts of Lynn Margulis. September 22, 2018
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Mon, September 24
12:00 pm
Haller Hall (102), Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

EPS Colloquium

“A Five Sulfur Isotope Approach to Interpreting the Early Earth Atmosphere: From lab to rock record to Mount Everest” with Mark H. Thiemens Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry, Chancellors Associates Chair, UCSD.September 24, 2018
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Mon, September 24
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Bell Hall, 5th floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Energy Policy Seminar

"State Policies and Wholesale Electricity Markets" with Travis Fisher, FERC. Lunch is provided.September 24, 2018
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Mon, September 24
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Jenica Allen, Affiliate Assistant Professor, University of New Hampshire, will discuss "Invasive Plant Challenges and Opportunities in the U.S."September 24, 2018
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Mon, September 24
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"Not-so-big Data and Ebola Virus Disease" with Eugene T. Richardson (Harvard, HMS).September 24, 2018
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Mon, September 24
6:00 pm
Geo Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge

Conflict and the Global Threat of Pandemics

The Harvard Museum of Natural History and the Harvard Global Health Institute welcome Michele Barry, Professor of Medicine; Senior Associate Dean of Global Health, Director, Center for Innovation in Global Health, Stanford University, who will discuss how Ebola, polio, yellow fever, cholera, and Lassa fever have emerged during conflict in fragile states and what has been learned from the outbreaks to better predict and control other potential epidemics.September 24, 2018
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Tue, September 25
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.September 25, 2018
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Wed, September 26
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.September 26, 2018
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Wed, September 26
4:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Austin East (Austin Hall 101), HLS, 1515 Mass Ave., Cambridge

The Trump Administration's Rollback of U.S. Climate Policy

A special HUCE lecture with Jody Freeman, Archibald Cox Professor of Law; Director, Environmental Law Program, Harvard Law School; and Richard Lazarus, Howard J. and Katherine W. Aibel Professor of Law, Harvard Law School. Moderated by Daniel Schrag, Hooper Professor of Geology; Professor, Harvard Paulson School; Director, HUCE.September 26, 2018
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Wed, September 26
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

“The Incidence of Coarse Certification: Evidence from the Energy Star Program” with Sebastien Houde, ETH Zurich. September 26, 2018
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Thu, September 27
11:00 am
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 N Main St., Petersham

Harvard Forest Seminar

Mark Ducey, University of New Hampshire, will give a talk on "Is it sustainable? Harvest, stocking, and structure in New England forests."September 27, 2018
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Thu, September 27
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.September 27, 2018
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Thu, September 27
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. September 27, 2018
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Fri, September 28
(All day)
Alumnae Lounge, 40 Talbot Ave., Tufts University, Medford

If Offshore is Seen as an Energy Panacea, What Does It Mean for the Ocean?

The Fletcher School at Tufts University hosts a one-day conference, where they will look at the role of the ocean as an avenue, an arena, and a source, and examine it all through the lenses of geopolitics, sustainability, and an overarching notion of innovation. The event will bring together thought leaders from around the globe and examine the critical issues facing the world’s oceans today. September 28, 2018
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Fri, September 28
8:30 am to 9:30 am
Classroom 375 (formerly Room 310), 3rd floor, Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

MSI Chalk-Talk

Katja Taute (Rowland Fellow) will present and lead a discussion. Topic TBA. Coffee, tea, and pastries will be served. September 28, 2018
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Mon, October 01
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Bell Hall, 5th floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Energy Policy Seminar

"Using Big Data to Quantify the Economic Impacts of Climate Change" with Trevor Houser, Rhodium Group and Climate Impact Lab. Lunch is provided.October 1, 2018
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Mon, October 01
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Stephanie Conway, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard University, Kramer Lab, will discuss "LEAFY Function in the Model Fern Ceratopteris richardii: Reconstructing the ancestral role of a flowering meristem identity gene."October 1, 2018
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Mon, October 01
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"Animals as Patients, Models, and Infrastructure in Precision Bioscience" with Declan Kuch (University of New South Wales, Environmental Humanities). October 1, 2018
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Mon, October 01
4:00 pm
Science Center Lecture Hall D, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

"Surviving the Century" with Martin Rees

HUCE and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics present a special lecture and book signing with Martin Rees, cosmologist, space scientist, and author of “On the Future: Prospects for Humanity” in conversation with Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies, HKS; and Daniel Schrag, Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology; Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering, SEAS; Director, HUCE. October 1, 2018
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Tue, October 02
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 2, 2018
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Wed, October 03
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. Mariia Belaia will present the recent paper, "Estimating Global Agricultural Effects of Geoengineering Using Volcanic Eruptions," by Proctor et al. All are welcome. Lunch provided.October 3, 2018
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Wed, October 03
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

'Pass-Through as a Test for Market Power: An Application to Solar Subsidies" with Jacquelyn Pless, University of Oxford, and Arthur van Benthem, University of Pennsylvania.October 3, 2018
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Thu, October 04
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.October 4, 2018
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Thu, October 04
3:30 pm to 4:45 pm
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

A Fossil-Fuel-Free Economy is Entirely Possible

The Harvard-China Project on Energy, Economy and Environment and Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute host a seminar by Prem Shankar Jha, journalist and author; former editor at the Times of India and the Hindustan Times; former information advisor to the Prime Minister of India, V.P.Singh; former member of the energy panel of the World Commission for Environment and Development.October 4, 2018
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Thu, October 04
6:00 pm
Geo Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

Conserving Biodiversity: A Global Priority

The Harvard Museum of Natural History and Peabody Museum of Archaeology & Ethnology in collaboration with the Indianapolis Prize welcome Russell A. Mittermeier, Chief Conservation Officer, Global Wildlife Conservation; Chair, Primate Specialist Group, Species Survival Commission of the International Union for Conservation of Nature, who will examine strategies for setting conservation priorities, highlight successful initiatives from around the world, and demonstrate why biodiversity is so critical to human survival. October 4, 2018
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Thu, October 04
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 4, 2018
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Fri, October 05
8:30 am to 9:30 am
Classroom 375 (formerly Room 310), 3rd floor, Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

MSI Chalk-Talk

Andrea Giometto (Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Physics) will present and lead a discussion. Topic TBA. Coffee, tea, and pastries will be served. October 5, 2018
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Fri, October 05
12:00 pm
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

Atmospheric & Environmental Chemistry Seminar

Professor Scot Miller, Johns Hopkins University, will discuss "A Tale of Two Satellites: Estimating carbon dioxide and methane fluxes from OCO-2 and GOSAT."October 5, 2018
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Tue, October 09
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 9, 2018
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Wed, October 10
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 10, 2018
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Wed, October 10
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

"Heat and Learning" with Joshua Goodman, Harvard University; Michael Hurwitz, College Board; Jisung Park, UCLA; and Jonathan Smith, Georgia State University. October 10, 2018
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Thu, October 11
11:00 am
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 N Main St., Petersham

Harvard Forest Seminar

Justin Maxwell, Harvard Bullard Fellow & Indiana University, will give a talk. Title TBA.October 11, 2018
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Thu, October 11
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.October 11, 2018
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Thu, October 11
3:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Room Nye ABC, Taubman Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Frontiers in Environmental Economics and Policy: A Symposium in Honor of Martin L. Weitzman

In honor of Martin L. Weitzman, a symposium will be held with Keynote Speaker, William D. Nordhaus, Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University. A reception with refreshments will follow the symposium.October 11, 2018
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Thu, October 11
3:30 pm to 5:00 pm
Room Nye ABC, Taubman Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Frontiers in Environmental Economics and Policy: A Symposium in Honor of Martin L. Weitzman

In honor of Martin L. Weitzman, a symposium will be held with Keynote Speaker, William D. Nordhaus, Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University. Hosted by the Harvard Environmental Economics Program, with support for the Harvard University Center for the Environment, and the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard Kennedy School.October 11, 2018
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Thu, October 11
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 11, 2018
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Fri, October 12
12:00 pm
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

Atmospheric & Environmental Chemistry Seminar

Professor Ilse Aben, Netherlands Institute for Space Research, will give a talk. Title TBA.October 12, 2018
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Mon, October 15
12:00 pm to 1:30 pm
Bell Hall, 5th floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Energy Policy Seminar

"The Energy Efficiency Gap, Bounded Rationality, and the Role of Energy-related Financial Literacy" with Massimo Filippini, ETH Zurich and Universita della Svizzera Italiana. Lunch is provided.October 15, 2018
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Mon, October 15
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Hilary Callahan, Professor, Bernard College, Columbia University, will discuss "UnPAK – Undergraduates Phenotyping Arabidopsis Knockouts: Engaging hands, eyes, and brains in the age of automation."October 15, 2018
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Mon, October 15
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"Interpretability, or Learning to Listen to Algorithms Studies" with Nick Seaver (Tufts, Anthropology).October 15, 2018
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Mon, October 15
6:00 pm
Geo Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

Can Baby Corals Improve the Reefs of Tomorrow?

The Harvard Museum of Natural History welcomes Aaron Hartmann, 2017–2018 Sarah and Daniel Hrdy Visiting Fellow in Conservation Biology, Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University, who will examine the importance of these juvenile corals for the long-term survival and conservation of coral reefs in a changing world.October 15, 2018
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Tue, October 16
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 16, 2018
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Tue, October 16
6:00 pm
Geo Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

Nature vs. Fiction in Sci-Fi Movies

The Harvard Museum of Natural History welcomes Miaki Ishii, Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, who will explore how popular culture depictions of volcanic disasters found in movies like Dante’s Peak and Volcano can strongly distort the public’s understanding of volcanic activity and its immediate effects.October 16, 2018
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Wed, October 17
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 17, 2018
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Wed, October 17
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

"Does Clean Air Increase the Demand for the Consumer City? Evidence from Beijing" with Matthew Kahn, University of Southern California; Cong Sun, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics; Jianghao Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences; and Siqi Zheng, MIT. October 17, 2018
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Wed, October 17
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Andover Hall Chapel, Harvard Divinity School, 45 Francis Ave., Cambridge

Taproot: Stories of Nature & Restoration

Mary Ashu, a forest ranger from Cameroon; Prathima Muniyappa, a researcher at the MIT Media Lab exploring the use of space technology to advance issues of social justice; and Stacy Bare, Founder of Adventure Not War, Co-Founder of the Great Outdoors Lab, and National Geographic Adventurer, reflect on their personal relationship with Nature and the role of their experiences in informing that relationship. This event is part of a larger collaboration between the Planetary Health Alliance and the Harvard Divinity School called “The Constellation Project.” October 17, 2018
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Wed, October 17
5:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Andover Hall Chapel, Harvard Divinity School, 45 Francis Ave., Cambridge

Taproot: Stories of Nature & Restoration

Mary Ashu, a forest ranger from Cameroon; Prathima Muniyappa, a researcher at the MIT Media Lab exploring the use of space technology to advance issues of social justice; and Stacy Bare, Founder of Adventure Not War, Co-Founder of the Great Outdoors Lab, and National Geographic Adventurer, reflect on their personal relationship with Nature and the role of their experiences in informing that relationship. This event is part of a larger collaboration between the Planetary Health Alliance and the Harvard Divinity School called “The Constellation Project.” October 17, 2018
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Thu, October 18
11:00 am
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 N Main St., Petersham

Harvard Forest Seminar

Lawrence Buell, HUCE & 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 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.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
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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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 Genomicsudies" with Tito Brige de Carvalho (Harvard, STS).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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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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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
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.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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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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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.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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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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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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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
12:30 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.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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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.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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Fri, November 23
8:30 am to 9:30 am
Classroom 375 (formerly Room 310), 3rd floor, Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

MSI Chalk-Talk

Jack Szostak (MGH, Professor) will present and lead a discussion on "Surprises and Puzzles in the Origin of Life." Coffee, tea, and pastries will be served. November 23, 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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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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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
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.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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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.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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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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