HUCE in the News

Dr. Karin B. Michels, an expert on BPA and HUCE faculty associate, offers comments on a new bisphenol A study
The New York Times
December 10, 2014
A group of Harvard students is looking beyond protests and resolutions to a new form of pressure: the courts.
The New York Times
November 20, 2014
John Briscoe championed dams as an essential anti-poverty tool
The Washington Post
November 19, 2014
Harvard scientists say aspects of solar geoengineering can—and should—be tested without need for full-scale deployment
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
November 19, 2014
Economist and HUCE faculty associate James Stock comments on impact of oil prices on the environment
ABC News
November 17, 2014
Divinity School conference focuses on climate-change efforts as moral choices
Harvard Gazette
November 14, 2014
Science and Democracy lecture featuring Martin Rees discussed the sources of possible catastrophes, ranging from climate change to artificial intelligence
The Harvard Crimson
November 13, 2014
Business School panel explores strategies to press companies, institutions to act against climate change
Harvard Gazette
November 13, 2014
HUCE faculty associate David Keith comments on solar radiation management, a type of geoengineering
The New York Times
November 10, 2014
Evading invading species, native lizards adapted to life high in trees in just 20 generations
Harvard Gazette
November 6, 2014
"Birds of the World," a new permanent exhibit at the Harvard Museum of Natural History, was assembled with steady attention to scientific detail
Harvard Gazette
October 29, 2014
Group of Harvard faculty members calling for divestment meet with Harvard President and host open forum
Harvard Magazine
October 29, 2014
Mexico City, Harvard alliance to study health changes after two decades of major environmental upgrades
Harvard Gazette
October 29, 2014
Roadmap for building healthier, more sustainable campus community
Harvard Gazette
October 23, 2014
Scholars discuss legal fate of EPA proposal during HUCE event
Harvard Gazette
October 15, 2014
Harvard students help restore clean water to Dominican mountain town
Harvard Gazette
October 8, 2014
Research by Jonathan Losos builds on theory advanced by E.O. Wilson
Harvard Gazette
October 6, 2014
Scientists, led by Alan Aspuru-Guzik, have developed a theoretical model of a material that one day could anchor the development of highly efficient solar panels
Harvard Gazette
October 6, 2014
New tool developed by Professor David Johnston could bring clearer view of oxygen minimum zones
Harvard Gazette
October 2, 2014
New study links strong carbon standards to substantial reductions in air pollution and widespread health benefits
Harvard School of Public Health
October 2, 2014
Research by Joyce Klein Rosenthal details urban areas most vulnerable to extreme events
Harvard Gazette
September 29, 2014
A Forbes article by Joseph Lassiter, the Heinz Professor of Management Practice in Environmental Management at HBS
Forbes
September 25, 2014
A Forbes article by John Macomber, senior lecturer in the Finance unit at HBS
Forbes
September 25, 2014
A Forbes article by Michael Toffel, associate professor at HBS
Forbes
September 25, 2014
A Forbes article by Forest L. Reinhardt, the John D. Black Professor at Harvard Business School
Forbes
September 25, 2014
A Forbes article by Forest L. Reinhardt, the John D. Black Professor at Harvard Business School
Forbes
September 25, 2014
A Forbes article by Rebecca Henderson, the McArthur University Professor at Harvard University and HBS
Forbes
September 25, 2014
A Op-Ed by Harvard University President Drew Gilpin Faust and Stanford University President John L. Hennessy
Huffington Post
September 24, 2014
With an eye on the U.N. Climate Summit, environmental economist Robert Stavins shares his thoughts on priorities leaders should set in working toward next international agreement
Harvard Gazette
September 24, 2014
Harvard faculty Alán Aspuru-Guzik and Daniel Nocera highlight their energy research
The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
September 11, 2014
A five-year, $3.5 million gift launches the Louis Bacon Environmental Leadership Program
September 10, 2014
Professor Daniel Jacob comments on the increase in climate-linked ozone
The New York Times
August 20, 2014
Professor suspects that hive collapses are caused by pesticides, which also could hurt human health
Harvard Gazette
August 19, 2014
Professor Naomi Oreskes’ novella imagines a world done in by climate change
Harvard Gazette
July 29, 2014
Tiny flying robots are being built to pollinate crops instead of real bees
Business Insider
July 9, 2014
$12 million award to establish an Energy Frontier Research Center at Harvard, directed by Professor Cynthia Friend
Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
July 2, 2014
Researchers connect earlier spring to climate change
Harvard Gazette
June 19, 2014
A look at the renewable energy research of Laura Diaz Anadon (HKS) and Richard Vietor (HBS)
Environment@Harvard
June 9, 2014
Harvard faculty probe the nexus between environment, energy, and economic growth
Environment@Harvard
June 9, 2014
Two decades later, pivotal Harvard School of Public Health Six Cities Study key in fight for clean air
Environment@Harvard
June 9, 2014
Universities should reassess goals, specialist says
The Harvard Gazette
June 9, 2014
Mazur, an HUCE faculty associate, has been named the first winner of the Minerva Prize for Advancements in Higher Education
Harvard Magazine
May 28, 2014
Architectural technologist Ali Malkawi directs the new green-buildings center
Harvard Magazine
May 22, 2014
Harvard adds secondary field where undergraduates can study climate change
The Harvard Gazette
May 19, 2014
Chris Golden and Robert Wood honored for "innovative ideas and accomplishments that are making a significant difference in the world"
National Geographic
May 15, 2014
Arnold Arboretum celebrates successful partnership with government to prevent tree destruction by invasive insect
The Harvard Gazette
May 14, 2014
The Environmental Science and Public Policy concentration, in conjunction with HUCE, plans to introduce the program in the fall
The Harvard Crimson
May 14, 2014
Dutch analyst seeks ideas to sidestep flooding from the next Hurricane Sandy
The Harvard Gazette
May 14, 2014
Climate specialists came together for a special HUCE talk to consider a dangerous milestone in carbon dioxide levels
Harvard Gazette
May 8, 2014
Research headed by Samuel Myers suggests the nutrition levels of foods will fall as the amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere rises
The Independent
May 7, 2014
Elizabeth Wolkovich, an authority on plant phenology, or the timing of natural life cycle events, discusses how those may be affected by climate change
Harvard Gazette
May 2, 2014
Law School Professor Jody Freeman discusses how HLS scholars and students are engaged in confronting the climate change problem
Harvard Law School
April 28, 2014
Professor Michael McCormick will lead a project aimed at constructing the most detailed historical record yet of European climate
Harvard Gazette
April 23, 2014
Study shows lasting effects of drought, climate change in eastern U.S.
Harvard Gazette
April 23, 2014
Harvard teams probe how seas are mined for energy, food, advantage
The Harvard Gazette
April 23, 2014
Faculty associate Naomi Oreskes comments on divestment
The Guardian
April 17, 2014
Researchers—including Daniel Nocera—developed material that absorbs the sun’s heat, stores that energy and releases it on demand
April 16, 2014
Faculty associate E.O. Wilson, one of the most distinguished biologists of the past century, reflects on the personal journey behind his professional success
Harvard Gazette
April 16, 2014
Joyce Rosenthal comments on preparing Boston for climate change
The Boston Globe
April 10, 2014
Students—including members of the HUCE Graduate Consortium—honored for their recommendations to improve energy efficiency in quick service restaurants
Harvard Graduate School of Design
April 10, 2014
President Drew Faust issues challenge to help find environmental solutions
Harvard Gazette
April 9, 2014
When government ponders helpful policies, Harvard faculty members are front and center
Harvard Gazette
April 9, 2014
President Drew Faust unveiled several new initiatives to strengthen the university’s commitment to environmental sustainability and renewable energy
The Boston Globe
April 9, 2014
University acts on accountability to the future, announces next steps
Harvard Gazette
April 7, 2014
GSD students design two sustainable houses, win awards for their work
Harvard Gazette
April 2, 2014
Briscoe honored for “unparalleled contributions to global and local management of water that have improved the lives and livelihoods of millions of people worldwide”
Harvard Magazine
March 24, 2014
Harvard Law School has intensified its focus on environmental law and policy, developing a program whose scope and growth reflect the urgency of the issues at hand
Harvard Law Today
March 24, 2014
During Future of Energy talk M. Granger Morgan calls for adjustments to energy forecasting
March 19, 2014
Thirteen climate change researchers—including Harvard's James McCarthy—have launched an interactive website to help demystify climate change
NBC News
March 19, 2014
HUCE faculty associate Matthew Bunn reports co-authors the first survey of nuclear security experts around the world
The Harvard Gazette
March 17, 2014
Nobel laureate Spence talks about development, pollution during HUCE co-sponsored talk
The Harvard Gazette
March 13, 2014
Harvard study finds six newly recognized chemicals to add to list
Harvard Gazette
March 6, 2014
Kennedy School panelists scrutinize climate change denial
February 19, 2014
A New York Times Op-Ed by HUCE faculty associate Rohini Pande
The New York Times
February 12, 2014
A commentary by HUCE faculty associate Jody Freeman on the upcoming greenhouse gas cases in the Supreme Court
SCOTUSblog
February 10, 2014
Harvard program with Brazilian college gauges threats to cities from rising seas
The Harvard Gazette
January 28, 2014
New Harvard Forest biomass system aids sustainable harvesting, creates energy
January 23, 2014
Researchers, including three HUCE faculty associates, have developed a new battery that can store energy when the wind doesn’t blow and the sun doesn’t shine
The New York Times
January 9, 2014
Environmental fellow immersed in mechanics of extreme events
Harvard Gazette
January 6, 2014
Harvard analysts’ ‘Clearer Skies’ a comprehensive response to pollution worries
Harvard Gazette
December 17, 2013
Unchecked Development Could Threaten Future Of Massachusetts Forests
December 11, 2013
HUCE director Dan Schrag talks about climate change, extreme weather, and environmental justice with Boston Public Radio.
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November 21, 2013
A Harvard discussion of the Supreme Court ruling against patenting of human genes drew voices from science and law, including an ACLU lawyer who played a leading role in the case.
November 14, 2013
Delegates from around the world have gathered in Warsaw to discuss a path toward a post-Kyoto Protocol climate agreement
November 13, 2013
HUCE faculty associate, David Keith, and Clive Hamilton, professor of public ethics from Charles Sturt University, debate their opposing view points on geoengineering.
Harvard Gazette
October 30, 2013
HUCE Faculty Associate, William (Ned) Friedman, teaches the freshman seminar, “Getting to Know Charles Darwin,” an up-close-and-personal view of plants.
Harvard Gazette
October 29, 2013
HUCE Future of Energy lecture series - Eamon Ryan, Irish Green Party leader, outlines his country's progress and plans for clean growth.
October 22, 2013
Chris Golden, a HUCE postdoctoral fellow, makes a discovery from study on the night habits of predators and prey.
October 21, 2013
Harvard-led research shows unregulated, agricultural ammonia threatens parks’ ecology
October 11, 2013
Unusual partnership leads to promising environmental shifts, wins Roy Family Award
October 10, 2013
Can science and art join forces to conserve one of the world’s richest natural areas?
October 7, 2013
Harvard experts use retreating glaciers as platform for HUCE co-sponsored discussion
Harvard Gazette
September 24, 2013
Harvard groups support hives, conduct research
Harvard Gazette
September 24, 2013
With energy-efficient bulbs, Harvard buildings improve visibility, aid environment, save money
Harvad Gazette
September 24, 2013
As global warming rises, Bill McKibben suggests more local fixes during recent Harvard lecture
Harvard Gazette
September 19, 2013
Americans want more renewable power and less coal and oil - but not necessarily because they want to save the planet, according to HUCE faculty associate Stephen Ansolabehere
The Boston Globe
September 17, 2013
Student divestment movements, including the University's own Divest Harvard, are profiled
The New York Times
September 6, 2013
Forests—including the University's own Harvard Forest in Petersham—are now thriving
The Boston Globe
September 4, 2013
Study co-authored by HUCE faculty associate Loretta Mickley will appear in "Atmospheric Environment"
Nature World News
August 30, 2013
An Op-Ed by Cass R. Sunstein, HUCE faculty associate and former administrator of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs
Bloomberg
August 29, 2013
Harvard scientist Scot Martin studies how pristine air becomes polluted, and how that may change climate

Harvard Gazette
August 29, 2013
At height of last ice age, more of planet was covered than previously thought, researchers in professor Jerry X. Mitrovica's lab say
Harvard Gazette
August 23, 2013
HUCE Director Daniel Schrag featured in New York Times Dot Earth blog
New York Times
August 21, 2013
Momentum at Harvard as design bends to rising seas
Harvard Gazette
August 20, 2013
Public health expert Jennifer Leaning analyzes the results of this past May's Humanitarian Action Summit
Environment360
August 16, 2013
Four leading thinkers in geoengineering—including Harvard's Daniel Schrag and David Keith—laid out their perspectives on doctoring our atmosphere to prevent climate emergency
Oceans at MIT
August 15, 2013
Uruguay holds lessons for avoiding civil conflict, says Environmental Fellow Nathan Black
Harvard Gazette
August 15, 2013
Northern Hemisphere terrestrial ecosystems are taking “deeper breaths,” according to a multi-agency study led by Steven Wofsy
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
August 12, 2013
Principal investigator Joanna Aizenberg says transparent, bioinspired coating could lead to improved solar panels
Harvard Gazette
August 7, 2013
EPA chief Gina McCarthy says issue is economic as well as environmental
Harvard Gazette
July 31, 2013
GSD students create a gathering spot that also cleans stormwater
Harvard Gazette
July 29, 2013
Willett, a HUCE faculty associate and influential nutritionist, is waging a war against unhealthy eating and obesity
The Boston Globe
July 29, 2013
Researchers find that a changing atmosphere affects how much water trees require
Harvard Gazette
July 10, 2013
Award-winning thesis project could change Ghana’s landscape
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
July 10, 2013
Without stringent emissions reductions, future increases in ocean mercury levels are likely to be greater than anticipated
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
July 9, 2013
David Keith and the question of climate engineering
Harvard Magazine
June 26, 2013
Chensheng Lu's study on the effects of pesticide exposure on honeybees were chronicled in a "Boston Globe Magazine" cover story
Harvard School of Public Health
June 25, 2013
The AAAS profiles Edwards, the Alexander Agassiz Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
AAAS
June 25, 2013
Report mentions Harvard/IBM’s release of Molecular Space, a free database of compounds that could be used in solar energy generation
The Washington Post
June 25, 2013
Researchers—including faculty associate Marc Weisskopf—release new Harvard School of Public Health report
Harvard School of Public Health
June 24, 2013
Harvard experts and food industry leaders probe intersection of diet and the environment
Harvard Gazette
June 18, 2013
A video interview with Dan Nocera, creator of a device that has the ability to replicate photosynthesis
BBC Worldwide
June 18, 2013
HUCE welcomes new cohort of postdoctoral researchers, bids farewell to outgoing Fellows
Environment@Harvard
June 17, 2013
Sachi Oshima '13 recalls her experience at last summer's Rio+20 Earth Summit in Brazil
Environment@Harvard
June 17, 2013
In their own words, two undergraduates discuss their HUCE-funded research projects
Environment@Harvard
June 17, 2013
An interview with professors Jennifer Leaning and Michael VanRooyen
Environment@Harvard
June 17, 2013
An interview with Harvard climate scientists Peter Huybers, Zhiming Kuang, and Brian Farrell
Environment@Harvard
June 17, 2013
As Harvard's Arnold Arboretum pushes into social media, trees and technology form an unexpected partnership
Environment@Harvard
June 17, 2013
Polling shows support for cleaner power supply, backyard environment
Environment@Harvard
June 17, 2013
Activists and scholars debate the role of social movements in confronting climate issues
Environment@Harvard
June 17, 2013
Harvard graduate student Daniel Green studies drinking water to understand the record of climate change preserved in fossilized teeth
Billings Gazette
June 12, 2013
Harvard researchers—including Environmental Fellow Francis Ludlow—found link between volcanic eruptions and climate change in Ireland
Nature World News
June 7, 2013
Harvard professor Daniel Nocera and his 'artificial leaf' are subjects of new film in the GE Focus Forward Film Competition
Yahoo
June 3, 2013
D.C. a challenge but policy influence is essential, says ex-NOAA administrator Jane Lubchenco during a HUCE special lecture
Harvard Gazette
May 20, 2013
Climate science, disaster relief converge at HUCE co-sponsored conference
Harvard Gazette
May 19, 2013
HUCE faculty associates Cohen, Hoekstra appointed by Howard Hughes Medical Institute
Harvard Gazette
May 17, 2013
University and city will jointly promote sustainable uses of energy and other resources
Bloomberg Business News
May 7, 2013
Developer Jonathan Rose details strategy, goals of sustainable design during Future of Energy talk
Harvard Gazette
May 3, 2013
An Environment@Harvard profile of Joseph Aldy, assistant professor of public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School
Environment@Harvard
May 2, 2013
Landscape architect specializes in finding environmental solutions to China’s urbanization problems
Harvard Gazette
April 24, 2013
Harvard Forest researchers use them to identify signs of trouble in lakes
Harvard Gazette
April 24, 2013
Future of Energy speaker Sir David King says problem isn’t just population, it’s lifestyle
Harvard Gazette
April 22, 2013
Harvard researchers, including HUCE faculty associate Peter Huybers, are adding nuance to our understanding of how modern and historical temperatures compare
Harvard Gazette
April 16, 2013
CarbonStory supports climate change projects, calculates personal emissions, and researches/purchases carbon offsets in a new way
Office for Sustainability
April 16, 2013
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recognized Harvard for cutting food waste below previous years' levels
The Boston Herald
April 8, 2013
Faculty associate Jessica Cohen spoke about her malaria research in Zanzibar as part of the HSPH symposium “Defeating Malaria: From the Genes to the Globe”
Harvard Gazette
April 2, 2013
An interview with Harvard physicist and HUCE faculty associate David Keith
NPR
March 28, 2013
Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics researcher explains that ‘dark clouds’ of gas, dust can reduce light from space and cool Earth
Harvard Gazette
March 28, 2013
Report, authored by Robert N. Stavins, responds to a proposal to require monitoring and reporting to promote energy efficiency
The Boston Globe
March 28, 2013
Graduate Consortium student Benjamin Franta visited Washington to advocate for research in photonics
School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
March 25, 2013
Faculty associate George Church comments on resurrecting extinct species
The New York Times
March 22, 2013
To cope with rising sea levels, visiting African architect suggests building on the water
Harvard Gazette
March 20, 2013
Policy perspective published by David Keith presents a solution to move geoengineering forward safely
The Boston Globe
March 15, 2013
In an excerpt from his new book, celebrated Harvard biologist offers advice for a happy career
The Boston Globe
March 11, 2013
The research, led by Samuel Myers, examines the relationships between conserved ecosystems and several dimensions of public health
PR Newswire
March 8, 2013
Allison Macfarlane presents the first Future of Energy lecture of the spring semester
Harvard Crimson
March 5, 2013
Science Writer Todd B. McLeish discussed the future of the narwhal population during a recent HMNH lecture
Harvard Crimson
March 4, 2013
Harvard student chapter of Engineers Without Borders works with villages in the Dominican Republic to find clean water
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
March 1, 2013
Report by HUCE faculty associate Michael McElroy focuses on impact of climate change and extreme weather on national security
ClimateWire
February 27, 2013
Research by faculty associate David Keith suggests real-world generating capacity of wind farms at large scales has been overestimated
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
February 26, 2013
Obama advisor and HUCE Director Daniel Schrag comments on global warming
Newstalk 106-108FM
February 25, 2013
A distinguished panel considers why Congress failed to pass economy-wide measures to cap carbon emissions
Harvard Magazine
February 22, 2013
Social action, rather than government edict, may break policy logjam, says panel at an HUCE special symposium
Harvard Gazette
February 15, 2013
An op-ed co-authored by HUCE Director Daniel Schrag explores how rising sea levels are forcing tough decisions about building near water
The Boston Globe
February 15, 2013
Geneticist, panel discuss how research and public interest can intersect
Harvard Gazette
February 13, 2013
Scientists identify security risks from climate change, and recommend investments in monitoring and forecasting to prepare for growing threats
February 11, 2013
Gore says society must focus on cleaning the air as it has its waterways
Harvard Gazette
February 7, 2013
Sir Paul M. Nurse, the president of the Royal Society, spoke at the Science and Democracy Lecture Series
Harvard Crimson
February 7, 2013
Former Vice President and Nobel Laureate, Al Gore ‘69, spoke at the Paul R. Epstein Memorial Lecture
Harvard Crimson
February 7, 2013
Harvard offers reimbursements to those who bike to work
Harvard Gazette
January 8, 2013
Harvard announces Social Choice Fund in wake of fossil fuel divestment fight
Harvard Magazine
December 17, 2012
Environment@Harvard
December 14, 2012
HUCE Director Dan Schrag and faculty associate Jerold Kayden discuss extreme weather at HSPH Forum
Harvard Gazette
December 12, 2012
Benefits, risks of using geoengineering to counter climate change
Harvard Gazette
December 12, 2012
A radio interview highlights co-coordinator of Divest Harvard Chloe Maxim
WBUR Radio
December 7, 2012
ARPA-E recognizes work led by HUCE Faculty associates Aziz and Aizenberg
Harvard Gazette
November 30, 2012
Declining elms mean oaks, honey locusts, other trees now dominate
Harvard Gazette
November 29, 2012
Dining Services maintains focus from ocean to plate
Harvard Gazette
November 27, 2012
Magnificent birds, striking science in Harvard affiliate’s National Geographic project
Harvard Gazette
November 21, 2012
Student taps smartphones, solar power to protect Amazon basin
Harvard Gazette
November 19, 2012
Ken Burns discusses new film about ’30s storms that created Dust Bowl
Harvard Gazette
November 16, 2012
Documentarian Ken Burns comments on latest film, "The Dust Bowl" during HUCE talk
The Harvard Crimson
November 15, 2012
Academy Award-winning documentarian Ken Burns visited Harvard for a special HUCE event
Harvard Magazine
November 15, 2012
Daniel Schrag comments on geothermal technology in the wake of Hurricane Sandy
The New York Times
November 7, 2012
HUCE Environmental Fellow Christopher Golden leads study on consumption of nonfood items
Harvard Gazette
November 1, 2012
Harvard study finds a story of survival in blown-down forests
Harvard Gazette
October 22, 2012
Among key topics at Radcliffe symposium: Unity on policy
Harvard Gazette
October 18, 2012
Representatives of Obama, Romney camps—including faculty associate Joseph Aldy—lay out differences in crucial policy domains of energy and the environment
MIT News
October 11, 2012
Specialist branches into economic, environmental issues in Harvard talk
Harvard Gazette
October 10, 2012
Seminar led by faculty associate Ned Friedman ponders results of breeding, training by studying pigeon acrobats
Harvard Gazette
October 2, 2012
Environmentalists, faculty mark lessons of Carson’s seminal book
Harvard Gazette
October 1, 2012
Environmental leaders and Harvard faculty gathered to discuss Rachel Carson’s book, “Silent Spring”, and the future of environmentalism
Harvard Crimson
September 28, 2012
Influx of alien pests, diseases are attacking region’s trees at a rising rate
Harard Gazette
September 27, 2012
In birds’ development, researchers—including faculty associate Michael Brenner—find diversity by the peck
Harvard Gazette
September 25, 2012
From Harvard specialists, green thinking with a sense of urgency
Harvard Gazette
September 20, 2012
Orientation programs encourage Harvard students to live sustainably
Harvard Gazette
September 11, 2012
Harvard scientists discover many southerly species of butterflies now breeding in the north
The Boston Globe
August 30, 2012
Life finds a way, even when the path is poisonous, toxicologist says
Harvard Gazette
August 23, 2012
Harvard scientists say they have found shifts in butterfly populations tied to climate change
The Boston Globe
August 21, 2012
Inspired by nature, Harvard researchers—including faculty associate George Whitesides—break new ground
Harvard Gazette
August 17, 2012
Biologist says global warming and deforestation threaten spider populations
Harvard Gazette
August 15, 2012
Harvard Law School students have prevailed in a two-year battle to lift restrictions on the installation of solar power in Massachusetts
Harvard Law School
August 13, 2012
New GSD concentration uses an ecological perspective to imagine cities
Harvard Magazine
August 13, 2012
Program, supported in part by Harvard University, offers an emissions-free option for traveling
The Harvard Gazette
August 9, 2012
Research by James Anderson shows ozone loss during summer months
The New York Times
July 27, 2012
Ginkgo project key in effort toward first-ever tree microbiome
Harvard Gazette
July 25, 2012
Environment@Harvard
July 24, 2012
Environment@Harvard
July 24, 2012
Environment@Harvard
July 24, 2012
Environment@Harvard
July 24, 2012
Phylogeny research by faculty associate Anne Pringle yields evolutionary clues
Harvard Gazette
July 23, 2012
Environment@Harvard
July 23, 2012
Inspired by flash-mob concept, outreach method designed to encourage public interaction at the Arboretum
The Boston Globe
July 20, 2012
With lizard’s re-emergence, an opportunity for deeper understanding of evolution
Harvard Gazette
June 21, 2012
Harvard president tours Harvard woodland, views experiments
Harvard Gazette
June 18, 2012
Team led by faculty associate Joanna Aizenberg create slippery coating that undercuts frost and frozen buildup
June 14, 2012
Research by Charles Davis and colleagues shows that parasitic flowers take more genes from hosts than was believed
Harvard Gazette
June 11, 2012
Gordon Indoor Track and Tennis building has University's largest installation
Harvard Gazette
June 6, 2012
Biology, diversity highlighted in renovated Harvard Museum of Natural History gallery
Harvard Gazette
June 6, 2012
Jerry X. Mitrovica worked with grad students Eric Morrow and Carling Hay on a method for determining sites of glacial melting
The Harvard Gazette
June 4, 2012
Harvard eyes its goal as it reduces its carbon footprint
Harvard Crimson
May 24, 2012
Australian daddy longlegs came from America, says study supervised by HUCE faculty associate Gonzalo Giribet
Harvard Gazette
May 24, 2012
Harvard study finds circumpolar rivers source of mercury in the Arctic
Harvard Gazette
May 21, 2012
HUCE faculty associate David Foster probes environmental shifts on Martha’s Vineyard shore
Harvard Gazette
May 21, 2012
New tool from the Zofnass program assesses health, environmental impact of projects
Harvard Gazette
May 14, 2012
David Keith discusses technological solutions to global warming
The New Yorker
May 10, 2012
Humanitarian Academy focused on using research to improve aid response, including response to environmental disasters
Harvard Gazette
May 7, 2012
Undergraduate Jun Shepard created two-part dance piece that’s meant in part to promote sustainable energy
The Boston Globe
April 30, 2012
50-year model suggests regional pollution obscured a global trend
Harvard Gazette
April 30, 2012
Will use the award to support his work on synthetic metabolic control for biofuel production
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
April 24, 2012
Children celebrate Earth Day by turning trash into treasures
The Boston Globe
April 23, 2012
Researchers demonstrate role of CO2 in deglaciation
Harvard Gazette
April 23, 2012
Co-founder and CEO of personal-genetics company spoke during HUCE co-sponsored lecture on the virtues of DNA sequencing
The Wall Street Journal
April 19, 2012
Panelists at HUCE co-sponsored talk wonder about privacy as genomics firm outlines vision of growth
Harvard Gazette
April 19, 2012
Summer temperature variability tied to mortality among ailing elderly, says research by faculty associate Joel Schwartz
Harvard Gazette
April 12, 2012
Economist Michael Kremer offers insights on how to purify global supplies
Harvard Gazette
April 12, 2012
HUCE Future of Energy speaker Daniel Yergin cites shale gas, ‘tight oil’ in providing U.S. fuel
Harvard Gazette
April 9, 2012
Biologist Edward O. Wilson discusses his 27th book, “The Social Conquest of Earth”
The New York Times
April 9, 2012
Researchers, including faculty associate Alex Lu, have found convincing evidence of the link between "imidacloprid" pesticide and colony collapse disorder
Boston Globe
April 6, 2012
Yergin spoke about his most recent book in the final HUCE Future of Energy lecture
Harvard Crimson
April 5, 2012
Harvard's Sherman Fairchild Building is one of the University’s greenest and most efficient laboratory spaces
Harvard Gazette
April 5, 2012
RFK lecture suggests profound ecological shifts ahead
Harvard Gazette
March 26, 2012
Peter Del Tredici comments on high temperatures and sudden blooms
The New York Times
March 23, 2012
International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology Director General Christian Borgemeister visited HUCE for a Special Lecture
Harvard Crimson
March 23, 2012
Harvard one of many banning the sale or restricting the use of plastic water bottles
Bloomberg
March 13, 2012
During Future of Energy talk, former head of Sierra Club says factories home key to meeting climate challenge
Harvard Gazette
March 13, 2012
Daniel Nocera joining faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Harvard Gazette
March 9, 2012
New display curated by HUCE faculty associate Gonzalo Giribet
Dig Boston
March 6, 2012
Creative solutions to global warming are rising from below, says Mary Nichols, Future of Energy speaker and Chairman of the California Air Resources Board
Harvard Gazette
March 1, 2012
Reduction in U.S. carbon emissions attributed to cheaper natural gas, says study by Michael McElroy
Harvard Gazette
February 27, 2012
Fellow expands on Professor Michael Kremer's efforts to ensure clean sources in rural areas
Harvard Gazette
February 16, 2012
A Harvard report co-authored by Robert N. Stavins reflects on the success of the SO2 allowance-trading program used to curb acid rain
Forbes
February 15, 2012
Two-thousand-year-old herb regulates autoimmunity and inflammation
Harvard Gazette
February 13, 2012
Members of Eric Mazur's lab—including HUCE Consortium student Benjamin Franta— honored for photonics research
Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
February 13, 2012
Harvard lecture highlighted that even in the most remote locations, the buildup of timeless debris grows
Harvard Gazette
February 13, 2012
Report led by Deishin Lee examines the operational tradeoffs in the supply chain and explores how "local food" can become a viable sourcing strategy for a large retailer
Harvard Business School
February 8, 2012
An orchard can be a labor of love—and a testament to biodiversity, says Eric Chivian
Harvard Medicine
February 8, 2012
Students in the undergraduate teaching labs at SEAS are investigating plant-based materials that may help regrow damaged neurons
Harvard Gazette
February 6, 2012
Experiment by Jonathan Losos sheds light on evolution and the founder effect
The Washington Post
February 6, 2012
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus spoke about the Navy’s commitment to alternative energy at a Harvard Business School event
The Harvard Crimson
February 2, 2012
Routine vaccines may not ''take" in children with elevated blood levels of chemicals called PFC, says a study by HSPH adjunct professor Philippe Grandjean
CBS News
January 25, 2012
Faculty associates Andrew Knoll and Jonathan Losos honored for their extraordinary scientific achievements
Harvard Gazette
January 23, 2012
Study by Marc Lipsitch indicates that La Niña could change the migratory patterns of birds—possibly triggering flu pandemics
Time Magazine
January 18, 2012
Harvard delegation explores creative solutions to sustainability, environment, and renewable energy in the Caribbean
The Aruba Herald
January 18, 2012
Researcher confirms that axis shifts help to propel temperature changes
Harvard Gazette
January 11, 2012
Adding vast forests to cut climate change could boomerang, study says
Harvard Gazette
December 13, 2011
Sustainability strategies explored by Harvard experts in "Harvard Thinks Green"
Harvard Magazine
December 12, 2011
Six faculty share transformative ideas for sustainability
Harvard Gazette
December 12, 2011
The Science & Cooking Fair, part of a course taught by faculty associate David Weitz, gives undergrads taste of science and engineering
Harvard Gazette
December 7, 2011
Energy secretary suggests ways domestic firms can prosper
Harvard Gazette
December 5, 2011
Revolution in field could boost U.S. energy independence, says industry leader at the HUCE Future of Energy talk
Harvard Gazette
December 1, 2011
Report suggests hiking research funds, charging for carbon use
Harvard Gazette
November 28, 2011
In remote areas, bush meat still plays pivotal role in people’s diet, says study by HUCE Fellow Christopher Golden
Harvard Gazette
November 21, 2011
Former Environmental Fellow Rafael Jaramillo and faculty associate Venkatesh Narayanamurti contributed to study
SEAS Communications
November 17, 2011
Researchers, including faculty associate David Keith, investigate how well solar radiation management would combat climate change
November 16, 2011
Steven Wofsy and Andrew Richardson explain that still-thriving forests buffer effects of climate change
Harvard Gazette
November 14, 2011
Faculty associate Aaron Bernstein explains that small global temperature increases could have troubling consequences
Harvard School of Public Health News
November 4, 2011
New England’s forests regrowing into a blended future
Harvard Gazette
October 30, 2011
Former U.S. energy official examines potential and risks of shale gas extraction during HUCE Future of Energy talk
Harvard Gazette
October 28, 2011
Harvard experts work to solve world’s growing water problems
Harvard Gazette
October 27, 2011
Environment@Harvard
October 26, 2011
Faculty associate David Keith compiles first international survey on the perception of geoengineering
The Guardian
October 24, 2011
HUCE Future of Energy speaker Chris Somerville says particular plants show great promise
Harvard Gazette
October 18, 2011
Harvard recycling services aim to keep 375th party "zero-waste"
Harvard Magazine
October 14, 2011
Faculty associate Paul R. Moorcroft comments on the difficulty of predicting the future of forests under a rapidly changing climate
The New York Times
October 12, 2011
HUCE associate Cornelia Dean reports on bipartisan panel's recommendations to directly manipulate the Earth’s climate to lower the temperature
The New York Times
October 4, 2011
Warming and changing weather patterns are already driving changes in public health, explains faculty associate Paul Epstein
The Atlantic
September 26, 2011
‘Trash talk’ shows how modern conservation has deep roots in the past
Harvard Gazette
September 23, 2011
Harvard experts convened to consider ways to help the world’s industrializing nations grow in environmentally friendly ways
Harvard Gazette
September 23, 2011
Researchers, including faculty associate Joanna Aizenberg, devise material that repels virtually any type of liquid, making it useful for a range of biomedical, industrial and other applications
Harvard Gazette
September 22, 2011
HUCE faculty associate David Keith is constructing a machine that will draw carbon dioxide out of the air and turn it into a usable product
NPR
September 20, 2011
Report "captures changes in distribution that seem to be unmistakable markers of climate change" says faculty associate E.O. Wilson
Boston Globe
September 19, 2011
Regeneration a gift to cherish — and protect — Harvard expert says
Harvard Gazette
September 16, 2011
Team rolls out fresh initiatives to combat greenhouse gas emissions
Harvard Gazette
September 15, 2011
HUCE faculty associates led summer field trip to study Hawaii’s volcanoes
Harvard Gazette
September 6, 2011
Green anole lizard’s genome sheds light on vertebrate evolution
Harvard Gazette
August 31, 2011
Six incoming fellows tackle complex environmental challenges in an array of disciplines
Harvard Gazette
August 30, 2011
HUCE Faculty Associate Hopi Hoekstra studies how organisms adapt to their environments
The New York Times
August 15, 2011
Harvard excels in sustainability efforts and environmental initiatives
Harvard Gazette
August 15, 2011
HUCE Faculty Associates Robert N. Stavins and Joseph Aldy sound off on implications of debt deal
Climate Wire
August 2, 2011
Harvard and Chinese botanists ponder effects of climate shifts
Harvard Gazette
August 2, 2011
Climate-related risks for children discussed by HUCE faculty associate Aaron Bernstein
Reuters - AlertNet
July 20, 2011
HUCE faculty associate Paul Epstein comments on increasingly extreme weather
The Atlantic
July 19, 2011
HUCE Faculty Associate Paul Epstein discusses how environmental factors can trigger an outbreak
Huffington Post
July 7, 2011
Michael McElroy urges a bipartisan approach to climate change and the future of energy
Harvard Magazine
June 23, 2011
An op-ed by HUCE faculty associate Ed Glaeser contemplates the negative effects of urban farming
Boston Globe
June 16, 2011
Public park and research institution offers urban oasis
Harvard Gazette
June 16, 2011
Plated organism discovered by HUCE faculty associate Francis Macdonald
MSNBC
June 8, 2011
Harvard Gazette's annual Commencement timeline includes mention of December's EPA@40 conference
Harvard Gazette
June 1, 2011
New natural history exhibit sprouts from largest donation
Harvard Gazette
May 31, 2011
Undergrads’ project outlines wider potential of geothermal wells
Harvard Gazette
May 31, 2011
New HSPH study says higher temperatures could yield 166 to 2,217 additional deaths annually in the years 2081–2100
Harvard School of Public Health
May 19, 2011
Research done under guidance of HUCE faculty associate Scott Edwards charts mercury rise in endangered albatrosses
Harvard Gazette
May 17, 2011
A profile on the Graduate Consortium on Energy & Environment
Harvard Graduate School of Arts & Sciences
May 13, 2011
HUCE faculty associates George M. Church and Steven Wofsy among 72 inductees
National Academy of Sciences
May 4, 2011
HUCE faculty associates join roundtable to discuss long-term goals of mission
Harvard Gazette
April 28, 2011
Everyday efforts toward sustainability play role in changing behavior
Harvard Gazette
April 21, 2011
Co-taught by HUCE faculty associate David Edwards, course develops ideas to fight the world’s water problems
Harvard Gazette
April 19, 2011
Conference sees long-term changes ahead, even if emissions are stopped
Harvard Gazette
April 19, 2011
Columnist Brooks explores role of emotions in politics, policy, and life
Harvard Gazette
April 14, 2011
Key insight may help nuclear industry advance clean fusion power
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
April 13, 2011
Two-day conference focuses on region’s needs and future initiatives, including potential responses to climate change
Harvard Gazette
April 12, 2011
Second annual Green Carpet Awards hosted by the Harvard Office for Sustainability
Harvard Gazette
April 12, 2011
Future of Energy speaker Jeffrey Sachs calls on academics to lead search for solutions
Harvard Gazette
April 7, 2011
Nanostructured membrane enables scaling for clean-energy applications
Harvard Gazette
April 5, 2011
Kicks off with website that lists green activities
Harvard Gazette
April 4, 2011
Research by HUCE faculty associate L. Mahadevan reveals the true force behind the lily's bloom
Harvard Gazette / SEAS Communications
March 21, 2011
By HUCE faculty associate Matthew Bunn
Harvard Kennedy School
March 14, 2011
Harvard biologist Peter Girguis driven by mysteries of the sea
Harvard Gazette
March 14, 2011
HUCE faculty associate Edward Glaeser praises the blessings of living in a metropolis in his new book
Harvard Gazette
March 14, 2011
HSPH student sees the future of energy production—and cleaner, healthier skies—in tiny green algae
Harvard Public Health Review
March 10, 2011
Energy and environment employers connect with Harvard students
Harvard Gazette
March 10, 2011
Artist chronicles issues of polluted water in developing world
Harvard Gazette
March 7, 2011
Rivers and land helped to shape nation’s environmental history
Harvard Gazette
March 4, 2011
Plant protection efforts falling short, report says
Harvard Gazette
March 4, 2011
U.S. investigating ways to conserve fuel in the field
Harvard Gazette
March 3, 2011
Grad student’s device a step toward more energy-efficient phones, laptops
Harvard Gazette / SEAS Communications
February 28, 2011
February 25, 2011
February 25, 2011
Members of Obama commission Murray, Sears address spill during HUCE talk
The Harvard Crimson
February 22, 2011
Water reforms have increased efficiency of agricultural use
Harvard Gazette
February 18, 2011
Award is first LEED Gold certification of any higher education institution in the world under the EBOM rating system
Sustainability at Harvard
February 18, 2011
HUCE faculty associate Naomi Pierce researches the unlikely work of Vladmir Nabokov, who studied butterfly migration
Harvard Gazette
February 18, 2011
Report released Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard Medical School estimates coal costs U.S. one-third to over one-half a trillion dollars annually
The Boston Globe
February 16, 2011
Team of researchers, including HUCE faculty associate Charles M. Lieber, produce first programmable nanoprocessor
Harvard Gazette
February 11, 2011
Future of Energy lecture speaker Bruce Sohn says cost reduction, rapid growth still needed
Harvard Gazette
February 7, 2011
Annual grant program funds on-campus projects that aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions associated with student life at Harvard
Harvard Gazette
February 1, 2011
HUCE Faculty Associate Paul R. Epstein discusses climate change in a Huffington Post article
The Huffington Post
January 19, 2011
Cities in developing world stand to suffer most from global warming
Harvard Gazette
December 15, 2010
New York Times/Greenwire coverage includes mention of EPA @ 40 conference
The New York Times
December 13, 2010
Consensus reached to modestly combat climate change, but tough decisions on cutting greenhouse gas emissions postponed
MSNBC
December 11, 2010
Conference headlined by EPA Administrator Lisa Jackson and Al Gore discussed the road ahead for environmental protection
Harvard Gazette
December 7, 2010
Founding EPA Administrator joins thought leaders for a HUCE-sponsored conference on future EPA challenges
TheAtlantic.com
December 4, 2010
New research details how sea level drop could be opposite of expectations
Harvard Gazette
December 2, 2010
Students and staff conduct the 13th annual waste audit, earning the best score since the audit began in 1999
Harvard Gazette
November 18, 2010
Dr. Charles Davis speaks about the effects of climate change at Walden Pond in Concord, Mass. during a recent video interview with Scitable
Scitable
November 15, 2010
Nanostructured materials repel water droplets before they have a chance to freeze
SEAS News Office
November 12, 2010
Nestlé chief calls for more research as problem worsens
Harvard Gazette
November 5, 2010
HUCE faculty associate Robert Stavins argues against traditional methods for solving climate change crisis
The New York Times
October 22, 2010
Research by faculty associate Peter Girguis indicates that microbes may consume more waste from the Deepwater Horizon spill than thought
Harvard Gazette
October 22, 2010
Harvard Gazette
October 21, 2010
New solar panels atop Canaday Hall provide long-term energy boost
Harvard Gazette
October 21, 2010
Working Group for Sustainable Cities at HUCE brings together resources to address sustainable growth
The Harvard Crimson
October 15, 2010
Harvard Gazette
October 14, 2010
Indian executive describes design innovations of Tata Nano during "Future of Energy" lecture
Harvard Gazette
October 14, 2010
Dr. Steven Koonin kicked off the "Future of Energy" lecture series
Harvard Gazette
September 23, 2010
Particles could provide keys to climate change
Harvard Gazette
September 16, 2010
John Briscoe, HUCE faculty associate, discusses taming the Indus
Harvard Gazette
September 8, 2010
Nature.com
August 22, 2010
Harvard University Office for Sustainability
August 18, 2010
Harvard Gazette
July 20, 2010
Harvard News Office
June 18, 2010
May 26, 2010
Harvard News Office
April 15, 2010
National Geographic
March 4, 2010
February 4, 2010
January 31, 2010
December 4, 2009
December 3, 2009

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