Green Conversations

The Green Conversations lecture series brings energy and environmental experts to campus for a brief presentation and public discussion with Harvard faculty members. Past discussants have represented the World Bank, The Earth Policy Institute, the nation of Kiribati, and many more.


February 9, 2012
Andrew R. Revkin, New York Times Dot Earth columnist. Discussants: William C. Clark, Harvey Brooks Professor of International Science, Public Policy and Human Development, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School; Cristine Russell, Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, Environment and Natural Resources Program Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; Daniel P. Schrag, Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering; Director, Harvard University Center for the Environment


April 6, 2011
Jon A. Krosnick, Frederic O. Glover Professor in Humanities and Social Sciences; Professor of Communication, Political Science and Pyschology, Stanford University
February 9, 2011
Lester Brown, Founder and President, The Earth Policy Institute

November 16, 2010
Andrew Steer, Special Envoy for Climate Change, World Bank


November 2, 2009
Peter Lehner, Executive Director, Natural Resources Defense Council. This video is the first of two parts.


April 29, 2009
"Heat Stroke: Nature in an Age of Global Warming"
Anthony Barnosky, Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California-Berkeley

April 9, 2009
"The MPG Illusion"
Richard Larrick, Associate Professor of Management, Fuqua School of Business, Duke University

April 7, 2009
"Southern New England's Future Thirst: An Approach to Sustainability"
Tom Baron, Former Director of Operations, Massachusetts Water Resources Authority Water System

March 18, 2009
"The Population Bomb: Where We Stand Now"
Paul Ehrlich, Professor of Population Studies, Stanford University

November 3, 2008
"Strategic Intelligence in an Age of Nonlinear Risks and Opportunities: The Challenge of Energy and Environmental Security"
Carol Dumaine, Deputy Director for Energy and Environmental Security, Office of Intelligence and Counterintelligence, U.S. Department of Energy
The presenter has requested to make available a corrected version of the slideshow in this presentation

October 16, 2008
"The City's End: Two Centuries of Fantasies, Fears, and Premonitions of New York's Destruction"
Max Page, Author, The City’s End

September 22, 2008
"Climate Change: the Human Dimension"
President Anote Tong, President of Kiribati


March 6, 2008
"Green Conversations with GridPoint Smart Technologies"
Adam Dixon, Steven Hauser, Peter Corsell

February 22, 2008
"Plan B 3.0: Mobilizing to Save Civilization"
Lester Brown

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