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HUCE Special Symposiums

Peak Water: What Happens When The Wells Go Dry?
November 1, 2013 :: Maxwell-Dworkian

Lester R. Brown is president of the Earth Policy Institute, an organization dedicated to building a sustainable future.

Climate Change and Social Action
February 11, 2013 :: Sanders Theatre

What is the role of social action in confronting climate change? What role can a grassroots environmental movement play in sustaining long-term action?  What can those concerned with climate change learn from other social movements?


Science & Advocacy: The Legacy of Silent Spring

September 27, 2012 :: Sanders Theatre

A gathering of environmental leaders from advocacy, journalism and academia to explore the legacy of Rachel Carson's Silent Spring, and how science and advocacy interact in the face of our modern environmental challenges.


The EPA @ 40: Protecting the Environment and Our Communities

December 3, 2010 :: Ames Courtroom, Harvard Law School

A conference at Harvard University in honor of the 40th anniversary of the EPA sponsored by the Harvard University Center for the Environment, the Harvard Law School, the Harvard Kennedy School, and the Harvard School of Public Health.

Keynote Addresss
EPA Administrator Lisa P. Jackson
Gina McCarthy, EPA Assistant Administrator, Office of Air and Radiation 

Panel I: A Legacy of Environmental Protection

Panel II: Global Problems, Local Solutions

Panel III: From Science to Policy

Panel IV: Confronting Climate