Research & Teaching

September 21, 2017
MIT 10-250 (Huntington Hall), 222 Memorial Dr., Cambridge
Professor Ernest Moniz will give a lecture titled "Reducing Global Threats: Climate Change & Nuclear Security."
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
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October 5, 2017
Haller Hall
 (102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
“This View of Life: Completing the Darwinian Revolution and Evolving the Future” by David Sloan Wilson, Distinguished Professor of Biological Sciences and Anthropology, Binghamton University.
Thursday, October 5, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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September 20, 2017
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Harvard-China Project on Energy, Economy, and Environment hosts Mun S. Ho who will discuss "China Household Consumption, Inequality, and Environment."
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:30pm
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September 15, 2017
Pierce 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Constraining Aerosol Acidity and Its Impacts on Air Quality, Public Health and Ecosystem Nutrient Deposition" by Athanasios Nenes.
Friday, September 15, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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December 4, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "Mitigation Versus Solar Geoengineering: Role of Risk Aversion and Time Preference" with Mariia Belaia, Post-doctoral Fellow, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard. Lunch is provided.
Monday, December 4, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 20, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "Regional Approaches to Carbon Emissions" with Stu Bresler, Executive Vice President, Operations and Markets, PJM Interconnection. Lunch is provided.
Monday, November 20, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 13, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "Charging Electric Cars—The Challenges" with Henry Lee, Jassim M. Jaidah Family Director of the Environment and Natural Resources Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, HKS. Lunch is provided.
Monday, November 13, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 6, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "On a World Climate Assembly and the Social Cost of Carbon" with Martin Weitzman, Professor of Economics, Harvard. Lunch is provided.
Monday, November 6, 2017 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
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October 30, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "HouseZero: A First-of-its-kind, Ultra-efficient Retrofit" with Ali Malkawi, Professor of Architectural Technology and Founding Director of the Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities. Lunch is provided.
Monday, October 30, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 23, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "American Energy Policy: The Search for Common Ground" with Dan Poneman, President and CEO, Centrus Energy Corp; Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Lunch is provided.
Monday, October 23, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 16, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "Can Wholesale Power Markets Survive Subsidies?" with Joseph Bowring, President, Monitoring Analytics, and Independent Market Monitor, PJM. Lunch is provided.
Monday, October 16, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 2, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "Vehicle Electrification in China: Preferences, Policy, and Technology Trajectories" with John Helveston, Associate at the Institute for Sustainable Energy at Boston University. Lunch is provided.
Monday, October 2, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 14, 2017
Tsai Auditorium (S010), CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
The Harvard University Center for the Environment and The Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School invite you to a special screening of "From the Ashes," a new documentary about the true cost of coal from director Michael Bonfiglio. Presented by National Geographic, the film is a compelling and often heartbreaking look about what’s at stake for our economy, health, and climate.
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 5:00pm
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September 25, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "The Political Economy of Carbon Taxes" with Jerry Taylor, President, Niskanen Center.
Monday, September 25, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:15pm
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September 18, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "Investigating ARPA-E as a Model for Energy Innovation Funding" with Anna Goldstein, Postdoctoral Researcher, Stanford University and the Carnegie Institution for Science.
Monday, September 18, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 11, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "Will We Adapt? Labor Productivity and Adaptation to Climate Change in the United States" (based on a paper co-authored with Patrick Behrer, Public Policy PhD student) with Jisung Park, Post-doctoral Fellow, HKS and HUCE. Lunch is provided.
Monday, September 11, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 20, 2017
Room 100F, Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
"Sonic Lawfare: The Jurisprudence of Weaponized Sound" with James Parker (Melbourne Law School).
Monday, November 20, 2017 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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November 6, 2017
Room 100F, Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
"Privacy Default(s) by Design? Personal Data in Cybersecurity Information Sharing" with Paula Kift (Palantir).
Monday, November 6, 2017 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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September 25, 2017
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Crowdsourcing Memory: The 1947 Indian Partition" with Tarun Khanna (Harvard Business School).
Monday, September 25, 2017 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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September 18, 2017
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Molecular Government, Toxicological Information, and Environmental Protection" with Evan Hepler-Smith (Harvard University Center for the Environment).
Monday, September 18, 2017 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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November 1, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge
Janhavi Nilekani, HEEP Pre-Doctoral Fellow, will discuss "Driving Down Demand for Diesel: Experimental Evidence from India on a Driver Training and Incentive Program."
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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October 18, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge
James Hammitt and Fangli Geng, Harvard University, will discuss "Valuing Mortality Risk in China: Comparing Stated‑Preference Estimates from 2005 and 2016."
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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October 11, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge
Antonio Bento, University of Southern California; Kenneth Gillingham, Yale University; and Kevin Roth, University of California, Irvine, will discuss "The Effect of Fuel Economy Standards on Vehicle Weight Dispersion and Accident Fatalities."
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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October 4, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge
Cuicui Chen, Harvard University, will discuss "Navigating Market-Based Environmental Regulation: Lessons from the U.S. Acid Rain Program."
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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September 13, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge
Todd Gerarden, Harvard University, will discuss "The Impact of Consumer Subsidies on Innovation in Solar Panel Manufacturing."
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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September 6, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge
Sheila Olmstead, University of Texas, Austin, will present her paper, "Reflections on Serving at the Presidents Council of Economic Advisers, 2016-2017."
Wednesday, September 6, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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May 3, 2017
Room BL-1, Weil Town Hall, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Across energy, agricultural and forestry landscapes, the production of biomass for energy has emerged as a controversial driver of land use change and climate mitigation. The Environmental and Natural Resources Program host a panel discussion on the myths and realities of the bioenergy expansion and new policy strategies to promote bioenergy in the context of the sustainable development goals.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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May 3, 2017
Sackler Auditorium, 485 Broadway, Cambridge
Winona LaDuke, award-winning activist and six-time author situated at the intersection of Indigenous rights and environmental justice, will speak on Climate Change, Indigenous Resistance, and Forging a New Democracy: Thoughts for the Present Moment in the 2017 Massey Lectures in American Studies.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 - 4:30pm
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May 2, 2017
Sackler Auditorium, 485 Broadway, Cambridge
Winona LaDuke, award-winning activist and six-time author situated at the intersection of Indigenous rights and environmental justice, will speak on Climate Change, Indigenous Resistance, and Forging a New Democracy: Thoughts for the Present Moment in the 2017 Massey Lectures in American Studies.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 5:30pm
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May 1, 2017
Sackler Auditorium, 485 Broadway, Cambridge
Winona LaDuke, award-winning activist and six-time author situated at the intersection of Indigenous rights and environmental justice, will speak on Climate Change, Indigenous Resistance, and Forging a New Democracy: Thoughts for the Present Moment in the 2017 Massey Lectures in American Studies.
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 5:30pm
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April 26, 2017
Live Webcast
Gina McCarthy, former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and Menschel Senior Fellow at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, leads a discussion as part of the Voices in Leadership Series.
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:30pm
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April 27, 2017
The Boston Foundation, 75 Arlington St., 10th floor, Boston
Jonathan Buonocore, Center for Health & the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Thursday, April 27, 2017 -
9:30am to 11:00am
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April 20, 2017
The Broad Institute, 415 Main St., Cambridge
In its physical, political, and ethical dimensions, the climate change problem is mind-boggling — and perhaps more complex than any other humanity has ever faced. Join the Knight Science Journalism Program and Undark Magazine for a short film and panel discussion aimed at bringing the problem down to size.
Thursday, April 20, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
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April 13, 2017
Bell Hall, Belfer Bldg, 5th Floor, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"Cost-Benefit Analysis and Environmental Regulation in the New Era" with Richard Revesz, Lawrence King Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus, NYU Law School; Director, Institute for Policy Integrity, NYU.
Thursday, April 13, 2017 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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April 28, 2017
113 Sever Hall, 25 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
The Harvard Extension School Sustainability Program and the Harvard Extension Environmental Club host a panel of current and former students to share how their passion for sustainability empowered them to spearhead new initiatives, tackle game-changing projects, and take bold steps to make a positive difference in their organizations and communities. To kick off our storytelling showcase, there will also be an exclusive screening of the short film "Leaving the Carbon Economy" featuring local climate activist Sue Butler.
Friday, April 28, 2017 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm
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June 13, 2017 to June 14, 2017
Knafel Center, Radcliffe Campus, Harvard University, 18 Mason St., Cambridge
Join visionary scientists, thought leaders, and innovators who are pioneering the frontiers of sustainable business.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 (All day) to Wednesday, June 14, 2017 (All day)
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April 24, 2017
Gallatin Lounge, HBS, 24 Harvard Rd., Allston
Colin Butterfield, Managing Director, Head of Natural Resources, Harvard Management Company
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 3:30pm
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April 10, 2017
113 Sever Hall, 25 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
The Environmental Action Committee hosts a discussion on the ethics of geoengineering with David Keith, Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics.
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 8:00pm
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April 19, 2017
The First Parish in Cambridge, Unitarian Universalist, 1446 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs welcomes award-winning journalist, syndicated columnist, and author of This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. the Climate, Naomi Klein.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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April 5, 2017
Belfer Center Library (L369), Littauer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Geopolitics of Energy Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Studies presents a special seminar with Francisco Monaldi, Baker Institute Fellow in Latin American Energy Policy at Rice University and Associate of the Geopolitics of Energy Project.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm
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April 28, 2017 to April 29, 2017
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, HMS, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston
The Planetary Health Alliance, along with the Rockefeller Foundation, Wellcome Trust, Ecological Society of America, American Geophysical Union, and The Lancet, invite you to the inaugural Planetary Health/GeoHealth Annual Meeting, a two-day event showcasing the extraordinary momentum that is taking place around the world in the field of planetary health while highlighting institutional developments, emerging investigators, research developments, and applications to policy-making and natural resource management.
Friday, April 28, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, April 29, 2017 (All day)
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April 19, 2017
Science Center Lecture Hall A, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Program on Science, Technology & Society at HKS presents "Good Science for Good Politics: Scientific Advice and Policy-making in the European Union" with Carlos Moedas, European Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation and former Secretary of State to Portugal, followed by a panel discussion featuring John Holdren, Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy and former Senior Advisor to President Barack Obama on Science and Technology; Rush D. Holt, Chief Executive Officer of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and former member of the U.S. House of Representatives; and Venky Narayanamurti Benjamin Peirce Research Professor of Technology and Public Policy and Professor of Physics. Moderated by Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies, HKS.
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 5:00pm
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April 4, 2017
Nye B, 5th Floor, Taubman Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
In spite of Trump’s attempts to roll back environmental policy, California is setting the pace with carbon credits, energy efficiency and vehicle emissions standards. The Center for Public Leadership at HKS invite you to join John Laird, Secretary of California’s Natural Resources Agency, as he discusses California’s role as a global leader in environmental protection. Moderated by Rand Wentworth, Louis Bacon Senior Fellow in Environmental Leadership.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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March 31, 2017
M-RCBG Conference Room, Belfer 503, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
An HKS study group session led by M-RCBG senior fellow Farrukh Khan with guest Prof. Steven Ferrey of Suffolk University Law School.
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 2:00pm
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May 1, 2017
Microsoft New England Research and Development Center (NERD), 1 Memorial Dr., Cambridge
The Nature Conservancy invites you to a talk and discussion exploring solutions to some of our most pressing environmental challenges as part of its Future of Nature Series.
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 6:30pm
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April 4, 2017
Weil Town Hall (B-L-1), HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Sustainability Science Program at HKS hosts a talk with Christian Binz, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Lund University; former Post-Doctoral Fellow, Harvard Sustainability Science Program.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 -
9:00am to 10:00am
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April 26, 2017
Science Center A, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge
David Doniger, Director, Climate and Clean Air Program, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC)
Wednesday, April 26, 2017 - 12:00pm
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April 24, 2017
Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, GSD, 48 Quincy St., Cambridge
Bud Ris, Co-Chair, Climate Preparedness Working Group, Boston Green Ribbon Commission, and Senior Climate Advisor, Barr Foundation
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 2:00pm
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March 23, 2017
26-100 Compton Laboratories, 60 Vassar St., Cambridge
Starr Forum lecture with Noam Chomsky on climate change and President Trump. Sponsored by the MIT Center for International Studies.
Thursday, March 23, 2017 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
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April 6, 2017
MIT 1-242, Pierce Laboratory, 33 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Abdul Latif Jameel World Water and Food Security Lab at MIT present "Frontiers in Groundwater Irrigation" with Visiting Professor Chandra Madramootoo.
Thursday, April 6, 2017 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
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April 6, 2017 to April 7, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge
Nuclear worlds today are at a crossroads. As infrastructures age, stockpiles and wastes accumulate, and technologies, materials and interpretations proliferate, we face questions about how to build a just and responsible future out of the ambiguous legacies we have inherited. HKS' Program on Science, Technology & Society hosts a special two-day workshop to address these challenges and consider possible solutions.
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 2:00pm to Friday, April 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
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April 6, 2017
Austin Hall 111, HLS, 1515 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
HKS' Program on Science, Technology & Society welcomes Jonathan Porritt, Forum for the Future, who will lead a discussion on “Nuclear Chimeras: Britain’s Slow Death as a Nuclear Power” with panelists Carol Cohn, University of Massachusetts, Boston; Allison Macfarlane, George Washington University; Jayita Sarkar, Boston University; and Daniel Schrag, Harvard University Center for the Environment.
Thursday, April 6, 2017 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
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March 24, 2017
Darman Room, Center for Public Leadership, Taubman Building, First Floor, HKS, 15 Eliot St., Cambridge
Climate Governance Initiative hosts "Adapting to a Changing Climate: Coastal Infrastructure and Sustainable Cities," a panel discussion focused on coastal infrastructure and climate change adaptation with Malcolm Bowman, Stonybrook University; Bill Golden, National Institute for Coastal & Harbor Infrastructure; Jerold Kayden (Moderator), Harvard Graduate School of Design; Kemal Taruc, Tarumenagara University, Jakarta; and Robert Yaro, Regional Plan Association.
Friday, March 24, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
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March 23, 2017
Littauer 275, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government and the Institute of Politics welcome Kevin Knobloch, former President of the Union of Concerned Scientists and Chief of Staff to the Secretary of the U.S. DOE, who will share his thoughts on the past, present, and future of national clean energy policy.
Thursday, March 23, 2017 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
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March 15, 2017
Metcalf Trustee Center, 9th Floor, 1 Silber Way, Boston
The Boston Green Ribbon Commission and Boston University host a panel discussion on internal carbon fees featuring TJ DiCaprio, Senior Director of Environmental Sustainability at Microsoft; Casey Pickett, Director of the Carbon Charge at Yale; Kenneth Pucker, former COO of Timberland and Lecturer on Organizational Behavior, Boston University; and Andrew Revkin, Senior Reporter on Climate Change at ProPublica and former environmental reporter at The New York Times.
Wednesday, March 15, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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March 3, 2017
Starr Auditorium, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Join the Environment and Natural Resources Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs for a discussion with the Honorable Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India, Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan, on the future of energy in India.
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 4:15pm
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March 7, 2017
Northwest Building B101, 52 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Planetary Health Alliance (PHA) hosts Dr. Rita Colwell, Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland and Johns Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health and former director of the National Science Foundation.
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 - 4:00pm
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May 1, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"The Utility of the Future" with Ignacio Perez-Arriaga, Visiting Professor, Sloan School of Management, MIT, and Professor & Director of the BP Chair on Energy & Sustainability, Instituto de Investigacion Tecnologica (IIT), Universidad Pontificia Comillas.
Monday, May 1, 2017 -
12:15pm to 1:30pm
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April 17, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"Benefits of Coordination: Reducing Renewable Curtailment and Phasing Out Coal in China" with Wei Peng and Zhimin Mao, Giorgio Ruffolo Postdoctoral Research Fellows in Sustainability Science, Environment and Natural Resources Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS.
Monday, April 17, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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April 10, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"California and Guangdong: A Tale of Two Cap-and-trade Programs" with Pu Wang, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Sustainability Science in the Environment and Natural Resources Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS.
Monday, April 10, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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April 3, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"U.S. Natural Gas Market Evolution" with Richard O’Neill, Chief Economic Adviser, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Monday, April 3, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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March 27, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Matthew Kotchen, Professor of Economics, Yale University, examines the question "Which Social Cost of Carbon?"
Monday, March 27, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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March 20, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"Limits of Bioenergy for Carbon Mitigation" with Alexandre Strapasson, Giorgio Ruffolo Research Fellow in Sustainability Science/Environment and Natural Resources Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS.
Monday, March 20, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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March 6, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"Carbon Prices, Preferences, and the Timing of Uncertainty" with Gernot Wagner, Research Associate, Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Lecturer on Environmental Science and Public Policy, and Fellow at the Harvard University Center for the Environment, and William Hogan, Raymond Plank Professor of Global Energy Policy, HKS.
Monday, March 6, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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February 27, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government presents "Competitiveness Issues with a Carbon Tax" with Gilbert Metcalf, Professor of Economics, Tufts University.
Monday, February 27, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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April 12, 2017
CGIS-S030, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
"Nature's Present: Environmental Crossroads in 21st Century India" with Mahesh Rangarajan, Ashoka University.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
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February 16, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"Pursuing Sustainability: A Guide to the Science and Practice" with Professor William Clark, HKS.
Thursday, February 16, 2017 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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February 16, 2017
Room L369, Belfer Center Library, Littauer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Nicholas L. Miller, Stanton Nuclear Security Junior Faculty Fellow, International Security Program/Project on Managing the Atom, will give a talk as part of the International Security Brown Bag Seminar Series.
Thursday, February 16, 2017 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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February 10, 2017
Room 1550, William James Hall, 33 Kirkland St., Cambridge
Christopher Dole, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Amherst College, will present "Optimism in the Anthropocene: Loss and Endurance in Post-Disaster Turkey."
Friday, February 10, 2017 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
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February 14, 2017
Bell Hall, Belfer Bldg, 5th Floor, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Environment and Natural Resources Program (ENRP) at the Harvard Kennedy School's Belfer Center presents a talk and discussion with two distinguished Washington Post reporters, Juliet Eilperin and Chris Mooney, at the center of coverage of the Trump & Obama Administrations, Congress, U.S. and international climate, environment, and energy controversies. 
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:45pm
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February 24, 2017
Aldrich 211, HBS, 35 Harvard Way, Boston
A panel of HBS faculty and alumni will explore this question and share perspectives on the role of business schools and MBAs in moving climate awareness and progress forward.
Friday, February 24, 2017 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
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February 14, 2017
Room 166, Littauer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School hosts Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the EPA (2013-2017), who will discuss what it takes to make progress as a public servant working at the local, state and federal levels in today’s “unhealthy” climate.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:45pm
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February 24, 2017
Tsai Auditorium (S010), CGIS South Bldg, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
The Weatherhead Center for International Studies hosts an afternoon of “speed talk” presentations by two dozen top scholars in the Boston area highlighting current research findings at the important nexus between food, agriculture, health, society, and the environment.
Friday, February 24, 2017 -
12:30pm to 4:30pm
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February 2, 2017
Darman Seminar Room, Taubman 135, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Program on Science Technology and Society presents "Hermeneutics of the Future and Sociotechnical Imaginaries," a conversation with Alfred Nordmann, Technical University of Darmstadt, and Sheila Jasanoff, Harvard Kennedy School.
Thursday, February 2, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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April 24, 2017
K262, Bowie-Vernon Room, CGIS, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge
"Wrong Way After Nuremberg: Misconceiving Research Ethics" with Daniel Wikler (HSPH, Ethics and Population Health).
Monday, April 24, 2017 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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April 17, 2017
K262, Bowie-Vernon Room, CGIS, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge
"Assessing and Mitigating Synthetic Biology Risks: Exemplary Cases and Cautionary Tales" with Kenneth Oye (MIT, Political Science).
Monday, April 17, 2017 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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April 10, 2017
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
Sarah Richardson (Harvard, History of Science) will explore the question "Can a Cell Have a Sex?"
Monday, April 10, 2017 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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April 3, 2017
K262, Bowie-Vernon Room, CGIS, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge
"Counting Black Inventors: The Historical Role of the US Patent System as a Political Resource" with Kara Swanson (Northeastern University, Law).
Monday, April 3, 2017 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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March 27, 2017
K262, Bowie-Vernon Room, CGIS, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge
"Eco Swaraj: Can India’s Model of the Micro Transform Development for the 21st Century?" with Meera Subramanian (MIT, Knight Science Journalism Fellow).
Monday, March 27, 2017 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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March 20, 2017
K262, Bowie-Vernon Room, CGIS, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge
"The Social Rate of Discount and the Political Economy of the Future in the 1960s" with William Deringer (MIT, HASTS).
Monday, March 20, 2017 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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March 6, 2017
K262, Bowie-Vernon Room, CGIS, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge
"The Strange Life of Film-Return Spy Satellites, 1946–1986" with Matthew Hersch (Harvard, History of Science).
Monday, March 6, 2017 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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February 27, 2017
K262, Bowie-Vernon Room, CGIS, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge
"Architectural Strategies and Infrastructural Landscapes of the Green Revolution in India in the 1960s" with Ateya Khorakiwala (Harvard, GSD).
Monday, February 27, 2017 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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February 13, 2017
K262, Bowie-Vernon Room, CGIS, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge
"Making Livable Natures: Caring for Wetlands in Turkey" with Caterina Scaramelli (MIT, HASTS).
Monday, February 13, 2017 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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February 6, 2017
K262, Bowie-Vernon Room, CGIS, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge
"What is a Whale Stock? And Other Moral Questions in Large Cetacean Management" with Les Beldo (Williams College, Environmental Studies).
Monday, February 6, 2017 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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January 30, 2017
K262, Bowie-Vernon Room, CGIS, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge
"Group Creativity: Lessons from Synthesis Centers?" with Edward Hackett, Vice Provost for Research, Brandeis University.
Monday, January 30, 2017 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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January 30, 2017
Milstein East A, Wasserstein Center, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
The Harvard Environmental Law Program welcomes Professor Jody Freeman & Professor Richard Lazarus who will discuss the challenges that environmental and energy law face in the next four years and possible responses.
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
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March 23, 2017
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Building Energy Efficiency Regulations in China: Policies and Trends" with Barbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and Asia Director, China Program, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:30pm
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March 23, 2017
Morgan Courtroom, Austin Hall 318, 1515 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
"Environmental Public Interest Litigation in China: Cases and Reform" with Barbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and Asia Director, China Program, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).
Thursday, March 23, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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February 1, 2017
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Impacts of Climate Change and Urbanization on Extremely Heavy Rainfalls in Megacities in China" with Ding Yihui, Professor and Special Advisor on Climate Change, China Meteorological Administration; Vice-Chairman, China Expert Panel on Climate Change.
Wednesday, February 1, 2017 - 3:30pm
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April 12, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Evan Herrnstadt, HUCE, will discuss "Asymmetric Information, Drilling Distortions, and Oil and Gas Leases."
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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April 5, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Shinsuke Tanaka, Tufts University, will discuss "Mind the Gap! Tax Incentives and Incentives for Manipulating Fuel Efficiency in the Automobile Industry."
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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March 29, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Jonathan Parker, MIT, will discuss "Accelerator or Brake? Cash for Clunkers, Household Liquidity, and Aggregate Demand."
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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March 8, 2017
Malkin Penthouse, 4th floor, Littauer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Cass Sunstein (HLS) will discuss "On the Costs and Benefits of Mandatory Labeling, with Special Reference to Genetically Modified Foods." Presented jointly with HLS Behavioral Economics, Law, and Public Policy Seminar.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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March 1, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Martin Weitzman (HKS) will discuss "On a World Climate Assembly and the Social Cost of Carbon."
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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February 22, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Jeffrey Zabel, Tufts University, will discuss "Valuing Nuclear Energy Risk: The Impact of the Fukushima Crisis on U.S. Housing Prices."
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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February 15, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Robyn Meeks, University of Michigan, will discuss "Shedding Light: Understanding Energy Efficiency and Electricity Reliability."
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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February 8, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Hunt Allcott, New York University, will discuss "The Welfare Effects of Nudges: A Case Study of Energy Use Social Comparisons."
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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January 25, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Gilbert Metcalf, Tufts University, will discuss "The Impact of Removing Tax Preferences for U.S. Oil and Gas Production."
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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January 25, 2017
Haller Hall (102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Harvard University Center for the Environment invites you to a special screening of Age of Consequences, an investigation of climate change impacts on resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of national security and global stability. Q&A with Executive Producer Sophie Robinson to follow screening.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
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December 8, 2016
Bell Hall, Belfer Bldg, 5th Floor, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Program on Science, Technology & Society and The Expertise & Public Trust Project host a panel discussion of post-election reflections from Archon Fung, Academic Dean and Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Citizenship, HKS; Ned Hall, Norman E. Vuilleumier Professor of Philosophy and Chair, Department of Philosophy; Jane Mansbridge, Charles F. Adams Professor of Political Leadership and Democratic Values, HKS; David Kennedy, Manley O. Hudson Professor of Law, HLS; and Sheila Jasanoff, HKS.
Thursday, December 8, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:45pm
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December 5, 2016
M-RCBG Conference Room, 5th floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St, Cambridge
Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government Senior Fellow John DeVillars’ fourth study group session focused on electric utility governance and regulation and the transition to a cleaner energy future.
Monday, December 5, 2016 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
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December 8, 2016
Tsai Auditorium S010, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
Jedediah Purdy, Duke University School of Law, will discuss "The Politics of Nature in a Time of Political Fear."
Thursday, December 8, 2016 - 6:00pm
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November 30, 2016
T-202, Taubman Bldg, 2nd Floor, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government Senior Fellow John DeVillars’ third study group session: "The Politics of Electric Utility Reform."
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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November 28, 2016
Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall, Harvard Yard
The Center for Health and the Global Environment invites you to the US premiere of "Paradigm Shift." The film tells the story about Mexican professors who, in the midst of reforms in energy and education, show us the depth, power, and importance of integrating government, private sector, transformational education and communities, as they are able to come together when trust is created among them, and profiles how the Sustainable Technologies and Health Program worked closely with Advisory Board member Francisco Acuña to scale innovation in Mexico.
Monday, November 28, 2016 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
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November 21, 2016
B015 WCC, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
Gregory Jaffe, Director of the Project on Biotechnology for the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), will discuss genetically engineered crops and animals, covering how they are created, their potential risks and benefits, how they are regulated, and more. He will describe how the CSPI is involved in this ever-growing national and international debate.
Monday, November 21, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 14, 2016
WCC 3007, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
Trip van Noppen, President of Earthjustice will be speaking about Earthjustice’s groundbreaking work on environmental justice and other important issues.
Monday, November 14, 2016 -
2:45pm to 4:45pm
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November 11, 2016
Wasserstein 2004, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
Join the Environmental Law Society and Environmental Law Review as we explore the recent litigation over the Clean Power Plan. Kate Konschnik will moderate the discussion featuring panelists Professor Richard Lazarus, Professor Jody Freeman, and Tom Lorenzen, Partner at Crowell & Moorings.
Friday, November 11, 2016 -
12:05pm to 12:50pm
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November 16, 2016
Austin Hall 111 West, 1515 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
Please join the Harvard Environmental Law Program and the Environmental Law Society to honor EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, recipient of the 2016 Horizon Award for Environmental Leadership.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm
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November 17, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge
HUCE welcomes Stephan Lewandowsky, Professor of Cognitive Psychology, School of Experimental Psychology and Cabot Institute, University of Bristol, who will discuss "Constraints on the Social Discount Rate Derived from Ethical Ambiguities and Uncertainty about Future Climate Change.”
Thursday, November 17, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 15, 2016
Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South S010, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
HUCE invites you for a special lecture with the President of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES), Bob Perciasepe, who will discuss "Challenges for the New President."
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
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November 14, 2016
Starr Auditorium, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Belfer Center's Environment and Natural Resource Project invites you for a conversation about promoting environmental justice and workers' rights, especially in underserved communities and with workers in often invisible positions. Panelists include Julia Liou, Planning and Development Director, Asian Health Services; Matthew Tejada, Director of the Office of Environmental Justice, US Environmental Protection Agency; Natalicia Tracy, Executive Director, Brazilian Worker Center & Brazilian Policy Center; and Trip van Noppen, President, EarthJustice.
Monday, November 14, 2016 -
5:45pm to 7:00pm
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October 27, 2016
Belfer Case Study Room (CGIS-S020), 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
The Center for History and Economics welcomes Glenda Sluga, University of Sydney, who will discuss "Climate and Capital: Barbara Ward, Margaret Mead, and the 1972 UN Conference on the Human Environment."
Thursday, October 27, 2016 - 4:15pm
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November 8, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room 429, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Program on Science, Technology and Society at the Harvard Kennedy School invite you for a discussion with Tom McLeish, Durham University, with introduction by Sheila Jasanoff, HKS.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
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November 9, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"China's National Cap-and-Trade Program: The Promise and the Reality" with Wang Pu, Fellow at the Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 -
3:30pm to 4:45pm
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November 16, 2016
Littauer-382, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Jing Li, Harvard University, "A Compatibility and Investment in the U.S. Electric Vehicle Market."
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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December 5, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, 79 John F. Kennedy St., Cambridge
Travis Kavulla, Commissioner, Montana Public Service Commission, and President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (Nov. 2015-Nov. 2016) will discuss, “How should regulators incorporate claims of value that are exogenous to the actual supply & delivery of electricity?”
Monday, December 5, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 28, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, 79 John F. Kennedy St., Cambridge
Meghan O’Sullivan, Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, will discuss “The Geopolitics of the New Energy Abundance.”
Monday, November 28, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 14, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, 79 John F. Kennedy St., Cambridge
Matthew Kotchen, Professor of Economics, Yale University, will discuss “Which Social Cost of Carbon?”
Monday, November 14, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 7, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, 79 John F. Kennedy St., Cambridge
Michael McElroy, Gilbert Butler Professor of Environmental Studies, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, will lead a discussion on “Energy and Climate: Vision for the Future.”
Monday, November 7, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 31, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, 79 John F. Kennedy St., Cambridge
Venkatesh Narayanamurti, Benjamin Peirce Research Professor of Technology and Public Policy; and Professor of Physics, Harvard, will discuss “Cycles of Invention and Discovery: Bridging the Basic –Applied Dichotomy: Implications for redesign of U.S Energy Policy and National Laboratories.”
Monday, October 31, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 24, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, 79 John F. Kennedy St., Cambridge
Gernot Wagner, Research Associate, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Lecturer on Environmental Science and Public Policy, and Fellow at the Harvard University Center for the Environment; and Richard Zeckhauser, Frank P. Ramsey Professor of Political Economy, Harvard Kennedy School, will discuss “Confronting Deep and Persistent Climate Change Uncertainty.”
Monday, October 24, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 18, 2016
Bldg 3-133, MIT, Cambridge
MIT's Environmental Solutions Initiative hosts its second lecture this fall of the People & the Planet series, featuring Sandy Andelman, Chief Scientist and Senior VP, and Will Turner, Senior VP, Global Strategy from Conservation International.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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October 26, 2016
Land Hall, 4th Floor, Belfer Bldg, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Program on Science, Technology and Society at the Harvard Kennedy School invite you to a book launch and discussion of "Cycles of Invention and Discovery: Rethinking the Endless Frontier" led by authors Venkatesh Narayanamurti, Harvard University, and Toluwalogo Odumosu, University of Virginia.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 -
4:30pm to 6:15pm
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October 17, 2016
CGIS Knafel Bldg, Bowie Vernon Room (K262), 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge
Mark Jaccard, Simon Fraser University, will give a talk on "In the Climate Policy Trenches: Lessons from the British Columbia Carbon Tax and Other Climate Policies."
Monday, October 17, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
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October 20, 2016
Milstein West, HLS, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
Join the Harvard Environmental Law Program Clinic, along with the Immigration and Refugee Program and the International Human Rights Clinic, for a conversation between Mary Robinson and Martha Minow on the topic of climate change, human rights and displacement.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 -
3:00pm to 5:00pm
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October 12, 2016
Environmental Clinic Conference Room (4129), Wasserstein Bldg, HLS, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
The Harvard Environmental Policy Initiative invites you to a lunch discussion with Mark Boling, Southwestern Energy/V+ Development Solutions.
Wednesday, October 12, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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October 20, 2016
CGIS South S-050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
The DRCLAS Brazil Studies Program welcomes Rogerio Studart, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. This talk will discuss the significant growth of sustainable investments (in energy, transportation, and urban infrastructure) in Brazil.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
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October 20, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"Confronting Deep and Persistent Climate Change Uncertainty" with Gernot Wagner, SEAS and Richard Zeckhauser, HKS.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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October 14, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Modeling and Evaluating the Impacts of Air Pollution and Climate Policies" with Noelle Selin, MIT. 
Friday, October 14, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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October 19, 2016
Science Center Hall B, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge
HUCE and National Geographic invite you to a special pre-release screening and discussion of the documentary film, Before the Flood. From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Fisher Stevens and Academy Award-winning actor, environmental activist and U.N. Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio, Before the Flood presents a riveting account of the dramatic changes now occurring around the world due to climate change, as well as the actions we as individuals and as a society can take to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on our planet.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 5:30pm
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October 18, 2016
Emerson Hall, Room 105, 25 Quincy St., Cambridge
"Looking Up: How Coalitions of Bottom-up Organizations are Driving Action for Sustainable Development" with Rachel Kyte, CEO of Sustainable Energy for All, and Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
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September 28, 2016
Somerville Theatre, 55 Davis Square, Somerville
HLS Dean Martha Minow, the Environmental Law Program, and Lionsgate Films invites you to a special pre-screening of the major motion picture Deepwater Horizon, followed by a panel discussion with Professor Richard Lazarus, Executive Director of President Obama’s Commission on the Deepwater Horizon Gulf Oil Spill; John Cruden, Assistant Attorney General of the U.S. Department of Justice’s Environment and Natural Resources Division; and Sam Sankar, Deputy Chief Counsel of the President’s Oil Spill Commission.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 - 7:00pm
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October 3, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Normalization by Other Means: The failed techno-diplomacy of light water reactor export to North Korea" with Christopher Lawrence (Harvard, STS).
Monday, October 3, 2016 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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October 6, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Center, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Calestous Juma, HKS, will discuss "Innovation and Its Enemies: Why people resist new technologies."
Thursday, October 6, 2016 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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September 26, 2016
Starr Auditorium, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Please join the Environment and Natural Resources Program at the Belfer Center and the Program on US-Japan Relations at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs for a special seminar with Nobuo Tanaka, President, Sasakawa Peace Foundation; Executive Director (2007-11), International Energy Agency (IEA); and Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy (GRASPP), University of Tokyo.
Monday, September 26, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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September 24, 2016
Wasserstein Hall 2012, HLS, 1585 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
The 3rd Annual International Conference on “Sustainable Models for the Bangladesh Apparel Industry." The day-long event is being organized by the International Sustainable Development Institute (ISDI) ) in association with the Labor and Worklife Program at Harvard Law School as well as with South Asian researchers and academics based in Boston.
Saturday, September 24, 2016 (All day)
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September 13, 2016
Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Bldg, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
Learn about solar geoengineering, technological proposals to counter climate change by reflecting sunlight to reduce global warming. Speakers will discuss scientific, political, economic, and social aspects of this emerging technology, addressing the wide range of potential benefits and risks.
Tuesday, September 13, 2016 -
4:00pm to 7:00pm
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September 8, 2016
Room S250, CGIS South Bldg 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
Christopher Bosso, Northeastern University, will present "Why the Farm Bill is Now About Food Stamps.”
Thursday, September 8, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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November 28, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"The Promise and Peril of Human Rights Technology" with Jay D. Aronson (Carnegie Mellon).
Monday, November 28, 2016 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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November 21, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Spaceship in the Desert: Energy, Climate Change and Urban Design in Abu Dhabi" with Gökçe Gunel (Columbia University).
Monday, November 21, 2016 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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November 14, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Ruderal Ecologies: Re-Thinking Urban Infrastructure in a World of Rubble" with Bettina Stoetzer (MIT).
Monday, November 14, 2016 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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November 7, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Radiation and Restoration: The Politics of Ecological Care" with Laura Martin (HUCE).
Monday, November 7, 2016 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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September 10, 2016
Starr Auditorium, Belfer 200, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
The aim of this conference is to map emerging technologies that could address global grand challenges, review their disruptive characteristics, identify potential sources of social concern, and outline business models and public policies on how to address the social concerns.
Saturday, September 10, 2016 -
8:30am to 5:30pm
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October 24, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Scott Frickel, Brown University, will present "'Three Scientists Walk into a Barricade…' Expert mobilization in Two Boston-area Social Movements."
Monday, October 24, 2016 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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October 17, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Rachel Douglas-Jones (IT University of Copenhagen, Denmark) presents "Governance by Committee: Stem Cell Research Oversight and Deliberation in the USA."
Monday, October 17, 2016 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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September 12, 2016
Room 100F, Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Elise K. Burton, Middle Eastern Studies & History, on "Accidents of Geography: Creating Genetic Cartographies of the Middle East."
Monday, September 12, 2016 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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November 2, 2016
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge
"The Political Economy of Weak Treaties" with Bard Harstad, University of Oslo.
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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October 26, 2016
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge
"Subsidies for Succulents: The Welfare Impacts of the Las Vegas Cash for Grass Program" with Jonathan Baker, Harvard University.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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September 28, 2016
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge
"Heat Exposure and Human Capital Accumulation: Evidence from NYC Public Schools" with Jisung Park, Harvard University.
Wednesday, September 28, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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September 21, 2016
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge
"Capital versus Output Subsidies: Implications of Alternative Incentives for Wind Energy" with Todd Gerarden, Harvard University.
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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September 14, 2016
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge
"Federal Coal Program Reform, the Clean Power Plan, and the Interaction of Upstream and Downstream Climate Policies" with James Stock, Harvard University.
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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October 8, 2016
HBS, 117 Western Ave., Boston (Allston Campus)
Please join the Energy & Environment Club at Harvard Business School for an exciting line-up of panelist and keynotes.
Saturday, October 8, 2016 (All day)
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October 3, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"Governments as Partners: The Role of Collaboration in US Cleantech Startup Innovation" with Claudia Doblinger, University of Regensburg, Germany.
Monday, October 3, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 26, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"Get the Structure Right - Lessons from the Israeli Energy Market" with Orit Farkash HaCohen, Chairperson, Israel Electric Authority, 2011-2016.
Monday, September 26, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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May 12, 2016
Goethe-Institut, 170 Beacon St., Boston
The Goathe Institut welcomes Daniel Klingenfeld, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), who will deliver an analysis of the Paris Agreement and also highlight recent findings from climate change research, which are underscoring the urgency to act.
Thursday, May 12, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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May 12, 2016
100F Pierce Hall , 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Emissions Trading in Urban China" with Iza Ding, Department of Government.
Thursday, May 12, 2016 - 3:30pm
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April 29, 2016
G125 Maxwell Dworkin, 33 Oxford St., Cambridge
"The Smart Grid Opportunity: from Automation to Autonomy" with Sakis Meliopoulos, Georgia Institute of Technology.
Friday, April 29, 2016 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
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April 22, 2016
209 Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Organic Aqueous Flow Batteries for Massive Electrical Energy Storage" with Mike Aziz, Professor of Materials and Energy Technologies.
Friday, April 22, 2016 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
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April 22, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"The ozone layer depletion: its science, policy, and implementation" with A.R. Ravishankara, Colorado State University.
Friday, April 22, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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April 19, 2016
Room T-301, Taubman Bldg, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"The Political Struggle For Climate Justice: Paris & Beyond" with Wael Hmaidan, Director of the Climate Action Network.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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April 14, 2016
Room T-275, Taubman Bldg, HKS
A panel discussion on “The Moral Imperative For Climate Action: Religious Perspectives“.
Thursday, April 14, 2016 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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April 14, 2016
JFK Jr. Forum, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"Science and Diplomacy for Solving Humanity's Big Issues - Iran, HEU and Climate" with Ernest Moniz, United States Secretary of Energy.
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 6:00pm
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April 15, 2016
Weil Town Hall, 1st Floor, Belfer Center, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Let There Be Water: Israel's Solution for a Water-Starved World with Seth M. Siegel, author of Let There Be Water and Council on Foreign Relations member.
Friday, April 15, 2016 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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April 20, 2016
Science Center Lecture Hall A, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge
A panel discussion on "The Elusive Demos: Democracy in the Digital Age."
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
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April 21, 2016
Room 330, 60 Oxford St., Cambridge
Lider Sucre, Executive Co-Director of Earth Train, Regional Director for Latin America of Wildlife Works Carbon, and newly elected Mesoamerican delegate to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN).
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 6:00pm
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April 7, 2016
Cabot 205, 160 Packard Ave., Medford
A conversation with Christiana Figueres, Executive Secretary of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), sponsored by Tufts University's Center for International Environment and Resource Policy.
Thursday, April 7, 2016 -
11:00am to 12:20pm
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April 12, 2016
Science Center Lecture Hall D, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge
Richard A. Muller, University of California, Berkeley, will discuss “Physics for Future Presidents: A Serious Course Title.”
Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 4:00pm
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April 7, 2016
Sanders Theater, 45 Quincy St., Cambridge
The Harvard Global Institute and the Harvard China Project host Al Gore, former Vice-President of the United States and Chairman, The Climate Reality Project.
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 5:30pm
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April 13, 2016
CGIS-S020, Belfer Case Study Room , 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
The Energy History Project hosts Surabhi Ranganathan, Kings College, University of Cambridge, who will discuss "Global Commons."
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 4:15pm
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March 10, 2016
First Parish in Cambridge Unitarian Universalist, 3 Church St., Harvard Square, Cambridge
"Let's Cut the Crap!" (i.e., Misinformation about Solar) with Mark Sandeen of Mass Solar.
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 7:30pm
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March 2, 2016
Nye A, Fifth Floor Taubman Bldg, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
A student panel discussion and presentation on "Student Report Back: Field Experience Trip in the United Arab Emirates on Sustainable Energy."
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 7:00pm
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May 2, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"Energy Cooperation in China’s “One Belt One Road” Initiative" with Kaho Yu, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS.
Monday, May 2, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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April 19, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room, 24 Oxford St. 3rd Floor, Cambridge
The Harvard Environmental History Working Group hosts Monica Salas-Landa, Harvard University, who will discuss "Crude Residues: The Workings of Failing Oil Infrastructure in Poza Rica, Ver., Mexico."
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
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February 29, 2016
Leadership Studio, 10th Floor, Kresge Bldg, 677 Huntington Ave., Boston
Leadership Career in Government: EPA Chief Speaks - A Conversation with The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Monday, February 29, 2016 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
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February 24, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
David Kennedy, Harvard Law School, launches his new book "A World of Struggle: How Power, Law, and Expertise Shape Global Political Economy" followed by a panel discussion.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
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March 1, 2016
Venture Cafe - 5th Floor, Cambridge Innovation Center, One Broadway. Cambridge
Boston Area Sustainability Group hosts this event featuring a panel discussion with Johanna Jobin, Director, Global EHS & Sustainability at Biogen; State Senator Mike Barrett, D-Lexington; and Joe Lassiter, Senior Fellow at Harvard Business School.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
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February 18, 2016
Room S250, CGIS South Bldg, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
William A. Masters, Professor, Tufts University, will discuss "The Big Picture for Global Hunger: Recent Transitions in Agriculture, Public Policy, and Nutrition."
Thursday, February 18, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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April 26, 2016
CBG Conference Room (Belfer 503), 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Ulf Sverdrup, Director of the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, will discuss "Europe & the New Russia as seen from Northern Europe."
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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April 21, 2016
CBG Conference Room (Belfer-503), 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Gulmira Rzayeva, Center for Strategic Studies (CSS) of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES), Oxford University, will discuss "Azerbaijan Gas in new market and geopolitical environments."
Thursday, April 21, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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March 7, 2016
Fainsod (Littauer 324), 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Ole Gunnar Austvik, M-RCBG, leads a discussion on "The Failure of Long-term Oil Price Forecasting."
Monday, March 7, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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April 14, 2016
CBG Conference Room (Belfer-503), 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Lee Kaldor, Former Senior Policy Advisor, Legislator, and Energy Coordinator for USDA, will discuss "North Dakota shale oil: Social and economic impacts."
Thursday, April 14, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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April 15, 2016
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 N. Main St., Petersham
Garrett Meigs, University of Vermont, will discuss "Forest disturbance interactions: Do insect outbreaks tax or subsidize the activity of subsequent wildfires?"
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 11:00am
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April 8, 2016
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 N. Main St., Petersham
Jerry Melillo, The Ecosystems Center, Marine Biological Lab, will discuss "Aspirations and tensions: lessons from the Third US National Climate Assessment."
Friday, April 8, 2016 - 11:00am
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March 18, 2016
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 N. Main St., Petersham
Pallab Mozumder, Florida International University, will discuss "Valuation of ecosystem services for environmental decision making in South Florida."
Friday, March 18, 2016 - 11:00am
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April 5, 2016
M-RCBG Conference Room (503), Belfer Bldg, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Study group led by M-RCBG senior fellow Simon Winter.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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March 8, 2016
HKS study group led by M-RCBG senior fellow Simon Winter.
Tuesday, March 8, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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February 11, 2016
Malkin Penthouse, 4th Floor, Littauer Bldg, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Dr. Paula Dobriansky, Future of Diplomacy Project, and Robert Stavins, Harvard Kennedy School will discuss the path from negotiations to implementation of the Paris Climate Conference and resulting Agreement.
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 8:00am
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March 24, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Elizabeth Lord, University of Toronto, will discuss "The Urban Consumption of the ‘Green’ Countryside: Politics of Environmental Research in Contemporary China."
Thursday, March 24, 2016 -
3:30pm to 4:45pm
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February 16, 2016
EPS Faculty Lounge, 4th Floor, Hoffman, 20 Oxford St., Cambridge
Masumi Yamada, Disaster Prevention Research Institute, will discuss "Earthquake Early Warning in Japan and Improvements after the Tohoku Earthquake."
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 1:00pm
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February 9, 2016
Geo Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
Dr. Jane Lubchenco, Oregon State University, Dept. of State's First U.S. Science Envoy for the Ocean will discuss "The Public Choices You Make: From Engagement to Advocacy."
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 4:00pm
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February 16, 2016
Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St. Cambridge
A discussion on “Energy Transitions in Germany and Japan Five Years after Fukushima.”
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
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February 24, 2016
Rubenstein 219, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Dr. Robert L. Kleinberg, Schlumberger, will discuss "The Economics of Shale Gas & Tight Oil Production."
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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February 11, 2016
First Parish in Cambridge Unitarian Universalist, 3 Church Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge
'Loma Larga Granja Solar' A New Twist in Solar Development
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 7:30pm
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March 3, 2016
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Casey Brown, University of Massachusetts, will discuss "Water and Climate Change: Adaptation, Uncertainty, Decision Scaling and the Implications for China."
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 3:30pm
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February 10, 2016
Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor, Taubman Bldg, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
A discussion on the democratic opportunities in renewable energies from a transnational perspective.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
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February 9, 2016
Littauer Bldg, Rm.230, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
A talk and discussion with Coral Davenport, The New York Times’ Energy & Environment Correspondent, Washington Bureau.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:45pm
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February 11, 2016
Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall, HLS, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
Economist Jeffrey Sachs presents his new book on the path forward for achieving sustainable development
Thursday, February 11, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
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March 4, 2016 to March 5, 2016
Marriott, 50 Broadway, Cambridge
The 2016 MIT Energy Conference will bring together thought leaders from industry, government, scientific community, and academia for exciting dialogues and insightful discussions about Energy issues facing the world today.
Friday, March 4, 2016 (All day) to Saturday, March 5, 2016 (All day)
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April 25, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room, 24 Oxford Street, 3rd Floor, Cambridge
Trevor Pinch (Cornell S&TS) presents "Stanley Milgram and the Sonic Imaginary."
Monday, April 25, 2016 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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April 18, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room, 24 Oxford Street, 3rd Floor, Cambridge
Arunabh Ghosh (Harvard, WCFIA) presents "No ‘Mean’ Solution: The Reformulation of Statistical Science in the Early People’s Republic of China."
Monday, April 18, 2016 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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April 4, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room, 24 Oxford Street, 3rd Floor, Cambridge
Alden Young (Drexel University) presents "Sudanese Economics: Between an Environmental and a Political Imagination."
Monday, April 4, 2016 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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March 28, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room, 24 Oxford Street, 3rd Floor, Cambridge
Yael Berda (Hebrew University) presents "The File and the Checkpoint: Managing Citizenship in Israel and India after Independence."
Monday, March 28, 2016 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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February 29, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room, 24 Oxford Street, 3rd Floor, Cambridge
Behnam Taebi (Harvard, HKS Belfer Center) presents "Responsible Innovation and Public Values in the Dutch Shale Gas Controversy."
Monday, February 29, 2016 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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February 8, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room, 24 Oxford Street, 3rd Floor, Cambridge
Larissa Belcic (Harvard, GSD) presents "Playlist from the Terrestial Analog: Towards an Ecology of Outer Space."
Monday, February 8, 2016 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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February 1, 2016
NEW LOCATION: Malkin Penthouse, 4th Floor, Littauer Building, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Jill Lepore (Harvard, History) will present "The Past as Proof."
Monday, February 1, 2016 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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April 25, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Pu Wang, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Sustainability Science in the Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, will discuss "Efficiency and equity implications of China’s national cap-and-trade system."
Monday, April 25, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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April 18, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Matthew Bunn, Professor of Practice, Harvard Kennedy School, and Joseph Lassiter, Senior Fellow, Senator John Heinz Professor of Management Practice in Environmental Management (Retired), Harvard Business School will discuss "Nuclear Energy: Obstacles and Possibilities."
Monday, April 18, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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April 11, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Brian Murray, Director, Environmental Economics Program, Nicholas Institute, Duke University will discuss "How has British Columbia’s revenue-neutral carbon tax worked? A synthesis of the evidence."
Monday, April 11, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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April 4, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
David Keith, Professor of Applied Physics, SEAS and Professor of Public Policy, HKS, will lead a discussion on "Solar geoengineering: an update and case for research."
Monday, April 4, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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March 28, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Xinyu Chen, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard China Project will discuss "Renewable Power Integration in China."
Monday, March 28, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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March 21, 2016
Fainsod Room, 3rd Floor, Littauer Bldg, HKS, 1805 Cambridge St., Cambridge
Jeffrey Pavlovic, Managing Director of Electric Industry Coordination in the Undersecretary of Electricity in the Mexican Ministry of Energy will discuss "Electricity Market Developments in Mexico."
Monday, March 21, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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February 29, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Kate Konschnik, Lecturer on Law and Director, Environmental Policy Initiative, Harvard Law School will discuss " Clean Power Plan Model Rules: Pathways for Implementation."
Monday, February 29, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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February 22, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
HUCE faculty associate Robert Stavins, Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School, and Robert Stowe, Executive Director, Harvard Environmental Economics Program and Manager, Harvard Project on Climate Agreements will discuss "The Paris Agreement: Climate Change Policy in the Post-2020 World."
Monday, February 22, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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February 8, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Catherine Wolfram, Cora Jane Flood Professor of Business Administration, University of California Berkeley will discuss "Default Effects, Follow-on Behavior, and Welfare in Residential Electricity Pricing Programs."
Monday, February 8, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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February 4, 2016
Hauser Hall, Room 101, 1575 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
The Water Law Study Group at HLS brings together faculty, students, practitioners and scholars interested in the complex issues of water sharing, governance, institutions, rights and law.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
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February 26, 2016
Foley Hoag LLP, 155 Seaport Boulevard, 13th Floor Boston
Raab Associates' presents the first Roundtable of 2016, the 149th New England Electricity Restructuring Roundtable.
Friday, February 26, 2016 -
9:00am to 12:30pm
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January 27, 2016
Kirsch Auditorium (32-123), Strata Center, 32 Vassar St., Cambridge
MIT hosts the symposium "MIT on Climate = Science + Action"
Wednesday, January 27, 2016 -
8:30am to 5:00pm
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February 8, 2016
Harvard Museum of Natural History, 26 Oxford Street, Cambridge
As part of the MCB/OEB Prather Lecture Series, Jane Lubchenco, U.S. Science Envoy, Oregon State University, will discuss how the NOAA advances and utilizes scientific research on weather, climate, and oceans to guide its services and improve environmental stewardship in the United States.
Monday, February 8, 2016 - 6:00pm
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March 25, 2016 to March 26, 2016
A conference exploring land and the food system: how land affects what we eat, who we are, and the environment we live in.
Friday, March 25, 2016 - 3:00pm to Saturday, March 26, 2016 - 4:30pm
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April 27, 2016
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Warwick McKibbin, Australian National University, Adele Morris, Brookings Institution, and Peter Wilcoxen, Syracuse University, will discuss “Controlling Carbon Emissions from U.S. Power Plants: How a Tradable Performance Standard Compares to a Carbon Tax.”
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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April 13, 2016
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
HUCE faculty associate David Drake, Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Kennedy School will discuss “Carbon Tariffs: Effects in Settings with Technology Choice and Foreign Production Cost Advantage.”
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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April 6, 2016
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Kelsey Jack, Tufts University, and Grant Smith, University of Cape Town, will discuss “Charging Ahead: Prepaid Metering and Electricity Use in South Africa.”
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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March 30, 2016
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Cuicui Chen and HUCE faculty associate Richard Zeckhauser, Ramsey Professor of Political Economy, Kennedy School, will discuss “Collective Action in an Asymmetric World.”
Wednesday, March 30, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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February 24, 2016
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Stephen Holland, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Erin Mansur, Dartmouth, Nicholas Muller, Middlebury College, and Andrew Yates, University of North Carolina, will discuss “Are There Environmental Benefits from Driving Electric Vehicles? The Importance of Local Factors."
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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February 3, 2016
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Tatyana Deryugina, University of Illinois, and Solomon Hsiang, University of California, Berkeley will discuss “Does the Environment Still Matter? Daily Temperature and Income in the United States.”
Wednesday, February 3, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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December 17, 2015
Pierce Hall, Rm. 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Dr. Matthew J. Eckelman, Northeastern University College of Engineering, will discuss “Life Cycle Modeling of Nanomaterials to Inform Green Synthesis, Product Design, and Public Policy.”
Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 4:00pm
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December 9, 2015
HKS Fainsod Room, Littauer-324, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Hosted by the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 -
10:00am to 11:30am
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December 10, 2015
Common Room, 2 Divinity Ave., Cambridge
“Logic of Constructing and Maintaining the Grand Canal in North China: Jining’s Water Conservancy Projects,1289-1855.”
Thursday, December 10, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 30, 2015
HKS Malkin Penthouse, Littauer 4th Floor, John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge
Join us for a special screening of a new documentary - "Racing Extinction" - that exposes the hidden forces that may drive many animal species to extinction due to global climate change and international wildlife trade. From the Academy Award® Winning director Louie Psihoyos of "The Cove."
Monday, November 30, 2015 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
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November 30, 2015
CBG Conference Room Belfer-503, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Gulmira Rzayeva, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan; Research Associate, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, Oxford University, will discuss “Azerbaijan Gas in New Market and Geopolitical Environments.”
Monday, November 30, 2015 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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November 24, 2015
CBG Conference Room Belfer-503, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Dag Harald Claes, Head of Institute of Political Science at the University of Oslo, will discuss “The Geo-economics of Arctic Oil and Gas.”
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 -
1:10pm to 2:30pm
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November 20, 2015
CBG Conference Room, Belfer-503, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Mikhail Krutikhin, Editor and Partner RusEnergy, Moscow, Russia; Former TASS correspondent, will discuss “Russia’s Energy Export: Business or Politics?”
Friday, November 20, 2015 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
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December 3, 2015
Wasserstein Hall, Room 4059, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
The Water Law Study Group at HLS brings together faculty, students, practitioners and scholars interested in the complex issues of water sharing, governance, institutions, rights and law.
Thursday, December 3, 2015 -
3:00pm to 4:45pm
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November 16, 2015
79 John F. Kennedy St., Cambridge
Bringing the Global Community to the Table: Paris 2015 UN Climate Change Conference
Monday, November 16, 2015 - 6:00pm
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November 12, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Henry Ergas, Professor of Infrastructure Economics, University of Wollongong, will discuss “An Excess of Access? Success and Failure in Regulating Australia's Natural Monopolies.”
Thursday, November 12, 2015 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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November 14, 2015
Room B-1, William James Hall, 33 Kirkland St., Cambridge
The thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations is creating space for dramatic change and improvement in Cuba’s economy, society, and built environment.
Saturday, November 14, 2015 -
9:00am to 6:00pm
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November 13, 2015
Taubman Building, Room 301, 15 Eliot St., Cambridge
René Castro Salazar, former Minister of Environment, Energy, and Telecommunications, Costa Rica; Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, HKS, will discuss “Climate Change Policy After Paris: Opportunities and Risks for Developing Countries.”
Friday, November 13, 2015 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
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November 10, 2015
Fainsod Room, Littauer Building 3rd Floor, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Paula Dobriansky, Former U.S. Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs and chief climate negotiator, United States; Senior Fellow, Future of Diplomacy Project, will discuss “The Paris Negotiations and other Environmental Forums: Insights and Impacts.” 
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
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October 27, 2015
CGIS Knafel, Bowie-Vernon Room K262, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge
A conference presented by the Harvard University Asia Center and the Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia.
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 -
9:00am to 5:30pm
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October 22, 2015
Austin Hall North, 1515 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
The HLS Environmental Law Society presents “Exploring Environmental (In)Justice in Boston.”
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 12:00pm
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October 28, 2015
Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall, 1 The Green, Tufts University, Medford
A Conversation with Co-Chairs of the Ad Hoc Group on the Durban Platform: Daniel Reifsynder and Ahmed Djoghlaf
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
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October 23, 2015
Pierce Hall, 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Denise Mauzerall, Professor of Environmental Engineering and International Affairs, Princeton, will discuss “Climate, Air Quality, and Health Implications of China’s Energy and Agricultural Future.”
Friday, October 23, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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October 27, 2015
Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Building, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Brice Lalonde, former UN Assistant Secretary-General and Executive Coordinator of Rio+20, presents “What to Expect from the Next UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris?”
Tuesday, October 27, 2015 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
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November 20, 2015
Foley Hoag LLP, 155 Seaport Boulevard, 13th floor, Boston
Raab Associates presents the 148th New England Electricity Restructuring Roundtable, “New England Pipeline and Transmission Infrastructure: Recent Developments & Recent Studies.”
Friday, November 20, 2015 -
9:00am to 12:30pm
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November 9, 2015
Harvard Kennedy School, Littauer Building, Malkin Penthouse, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Hosted by the Future of Diplomacy Project and the Harvard Project on Climate Agreements.
Monday, November 9, 2015 -
8:00am to 9:30am
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November 5, 2015
MIT Tang Center, E51-325, 70 Memorial Drive, Cambridge
Professor Michael Grubb, University College London; Professor Henry D. Jacoby, MIT Sloan School of Management; Professor Sheila Jasanoff, Harvard Kennedy School of Government; and Professor Valerie J. Karplus, MIT Sloan School of Management, will discuss the upcoming Paris climate summit. Moderated by Michael Mehling, MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research.
Thursday, November 5, 2015 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
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October 15, 2015
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Xi Liang, Senior Lecturer of Energy Finance; Secretary General, UK-China (Guangdong) CCUS Centre; and Director, Centre for Business and Climate Change, University of Edinburgh Business School, will discuss “The Future of Emission Trading in China.”
Thursday, October 15, 2015 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
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October 17, 2015
Spangler Center, Harvard Business School, 117 Western Avenue, Allston
Join us on the Harvard Business School campus on Saturday, October 17th, as some of the industry’s leading executives, policy makers, and students engage in a vibrant discussion on today's industry challenges and the future of oil and gas, cleantech, renewables, nuclear, utilities and power, energy investing, and more.
Saturday, October 17, 2015 -
8:00am to 5:00pm
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October 19, 2015
Bartos Theater, Wiesner Building, MIT, 20 Ames St., Cambridge
Allison Macfarlane, George Washington University; former Chair, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, will discuss “After Fukushima: Making Nuclear Energy Safer.”
Monday, October 19, 2015 - 4:00pm
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September 25, 2015
Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy St., Cambridge
The Program in Global American Studies, Charles Warren Center for Studies in American History, presents talks from postdoctoral fellows Megan Black, Samantha Iyers, Justin Leroy, and Stuart Schrader.
Friday, September 25, 2015 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
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October 5, 2015
S010 Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
Han Seung-Soo, Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General on Disaster Risk Reduction and Water; former Prime Minister of South Korea, will lead a discussion on global sustainability.
Monday, October 5, 2015 - 4:15pm
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October 1, 2015
Northwest Science Building, Room B-103, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge
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
Thursday, October 1, 2015 - 5:00pm
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November 30, 2015
Pierce 100F, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
John P. McCaskey, Department of History, Columbia University, will discuss “Universal Laws and the Case of Cholera”
Monday, November 30, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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November 23, 2015
Pierce 100F, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Stu Marvel, Emory University, will discuss “The 'Nature' of Queer Families: Tracking the Socio-Technics of the Fertility Clinic.”
Monday, November 23, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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November 16, 2015
Pierce 100F, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Saptarishi Bandopadhyay, Harvard Law School, will discuss “What We Talk About when We Talk About Disasters: Early Modern Precedents for 21st-Century Disaster Management.”
Monday, November 16, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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November 9, 2015
Pierce 100F, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Joseph Rouse, Hedding Professor of Moral Science, Wesleyan University, will discuss “What is a Scientific Conception of the World?”
Monday, November 9, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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November 2, 2015
Pierce 100F, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Andrew Jewett, Associate Professor of History and Social Studies, Harvard, will discuss “Of Science and Scientism: Framing Science in the Postwar American Humanities.”
Monday, November 2, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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October 26, 2015
Pierce 100F, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Susanne E. Freidberg, Chair, Department of Geography, Dartmouth, will discuss “Obstinate Harvest: Corporate Food and the Technoscience of Supply Chain Sustainability.”
Monday, October 26, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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October 19, 2015
Pierce 100F, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Myles Jackson, Gallatin Research Excellence Professor of the History of Science; Professor of History, Faculty of Arts and Science, NYU, will discuss “The Genealogy of a Gene: Patents, HIV/AIDS and Race.”
Monday, October 19, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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October 15, 2015
Bell Hall, Belfer Building, 5th floor, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Joseph Aldy, Associate Professor of Public Policy at HKS; Faculty Chair, Regulatory Policy Program, will discuss “Designing Durable Climate and Energy Policy: Lessons from the Clean Air Act.”
Thursday, October 15, 2015 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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November 12, 2015
Wasserstein Hall, Room 4059, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
The Water Law Study Group at HLS brings together faculty, students, practitioners and scholars interested in the complex issues of water sharing, governance, institutions, rights and law.
Thursday, November 12, 2015 -
3:00pm to 4:45pm
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October 1, 2015
Wasserstein Hall, Room 4059, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
The Water Law Study Group at HLS brings together faculty, students, practitioners and scholars interested in the complex issues of water sharing, governance, institutions, rights and law.
Thursday, October 1, 2015 -
3:00pm to 4:45pm
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October 15, 2015
Wasserstein Hall, Room 4059, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
The Water Law Study Group at HLS brings together faculty, students, practitioners and scholars interested in the complex issues of water sharing, governance, institutions, rights and law.
Thursday, October 15, 2015 -
3:00pm to 4:45pm
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October 29, 2015
Wasserstein Hall, Room 4059, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
The Water Law Study Group at HLS brings together faculty, students, practitioners and scholars interested in the complex issues of water sharing, governance, institutions, rights and law.
Thursday, October 29, 2015 -
3:00pm to 4:45pm
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September 17, 2015
Wasserstein Hall, Room 4059, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
The Water Law Study Group at HLS brings together faculty, students, practitioners and scholars interested in the complex issues of water sharing, governance, institutions, rights and law.
Thursday, September 17, 2015 -
3:00pm to 4:45pm
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September 23, 2015
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, 63 Franklin Street, 3rd Floor, Boston
The Cleantech Energy Storage Financing Forum will feature short "pitches" from several startup companies and a panel presentation.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
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September 18, 2015
Weil Town Hall, Belfer Building, 1st Floor, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
Dante Pesce, CEO at VINCULAR Center for Social Responsibility and Sustainable Development, will discuss “Corporate Sustainability and Human Rights: Policy Challenges.”
Friday, September 18, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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September 17, 2015
Bell Hall, Belfer Building, 5th floor, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Kate Konschnik, Lecturer on Law and founding Director of Harvard Law School's Environmental Policy Initiative, will discuss “Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals Reporting: Evaluation of Data and Recommendations for Policymakers.”
Thursday, September 17, 2015 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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October 5, 2015
Pierce 100F, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Michael Aaron Dennis, U.S. Naval War College, will discuss “Memex Takes Manhattan: Vannevar Bush's other History of the Future.”
Monday, October 5, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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September 28, 2015
Pierce 100F, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
David A. Mindell, Dibner Professor of the History of Engineering and Manufacturing (STS), MIT; Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics, MIT, will discuss “Our Robots, Ourselves: Robotics and the Myths of Autonomy.”
Monday, September 28, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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September 21, 2015
Milstein East A, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge
Thorsten Trimpop, Fellow, MIT Open Documentary Lab, Comparative Media Studies/Writing, will discuss “Meanwhile in Japan – Filming in the Nuclear Exclusion Zone.”
Monday, September 21, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:30pm
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September 14, 2015
The Hall of Ideas, 200 Massachusetts Ave., Boston
Jointly hosted by The Christian Science Monitor and World Resources Institute, and featuring guest speaker Austin Blackmon, Chief of Environment, Energy, and Open Space, City of Boston.
Monday, September 14, 2015 -
8:30am to 10:00am
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September 14, 2015
Pierce 100F, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Megan Black, Fellow, Charles Warren Center, Harvard, will discuss "Rethinking Landsat: The American State and Big Oil in the Space Race."
Monday, September 14, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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November 30, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Jonathan Buonocore, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard School of Public Health, will discuss "Health and Climate Benefits of Different Energy-efficiency and Renewable Energy Choices."
Monday, November 30, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 16, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Jane Long, Chair, California Council on Science and Technology’s California’s Energy Future Committee; Senior Contributing Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund; and Visiting Researcher, U.C. Berkeley, will lead the HKS Energy Policy Seminar Series discussion.
Monday, November 16, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 9, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Dan Schrag, Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology and Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering, Harvard University; Director, Harvard University Center for the Environment, will lead the HKS Energy Policy Seminar Series discussion.
Monday, November 9, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 2, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Carolyn Ruppel, Chief, US Geological Survey's Gas Hydrates Project, will discuss "Gas Hydrates as an Energy Source."
Monday, November 2, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 26, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Larry Makovich, Senior Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, will discuss "Assessing Global Power Sector Climate Policy Initiative."
Monday, October 26, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 5, 2015
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center at Harvard Medical School, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston
Join faculty from the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health for a wide-ranging discussion examining four major global health threats that are challenging the lives and health of people in the US and globally.
Monday, October 5, 2015 -
9:00am to 1:30pm
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October 19, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Keith Casey, Vice President, Market and Infrastructure Development, California ISO, will discuss "The Western Energy Imbalance Market."
Monday, October 19, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 5, 2015
Fainsod Room, Littauer Building, Room 324, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Harry Singh, Vice President, Goldman Sachs, will discuss "Financial Trading in Electricity Markets – Who Benefits and How?"
Monday, October 5, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 28, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
John Parsons, Senior Lecturer, Sloan School of Management, will discuss "Financial Arbitrage and Efficient Dispatch in Wholesale Electricity Markets."
Monday, September 28, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 21, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Michael Caramanis, Professor, Boston University, will discuss "Extending Locational Marginal Cost Pricing to Retail Electricity Markets and Distributed Generation."
Monday, September 21, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 14, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
John Moot, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, will discuss "Subsidies, Climate Change, Electric Markets, and FERC."
Monday, September 14, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 7, 2015
Sanders Theatre, 45 Quincy St., Cambridge
Join a panel of thought leaders from Boston and beyond to examine how Boston will manage the impending impacts of climate change.
Wednesday, October 7, 2015 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
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September 29, 2015
Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
Jane Nakano, Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies, will discuss “The Geopolitical Implications of the U.S. Shale Revolution for Japan and China”.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
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September 8, 2015
K262, the Bowie-Vernon Room, Knafel Building, CGIS, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
Andreas Mitzschke, Maastricht University, will present on "Competing, Conflicting, and Contested Futures: Temporal Imaginaries in the GM Crops Controversy".
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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November 18, 2015
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy St., John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge
Scott Barrett, Columbia University, and Astrid Dannenberg, Kassel University, will discuss "Lessons for Climate Negotiations from Lab Experiments: What Doesn't Work and What Does Work".
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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November 4, 2015
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy St., John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge
Juan Moreno-Cruz, Georgia Institute of Technology, will discuss "Climate Tipping Points and Solar Geoengineering".
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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October 21, 2015
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy St., John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge
Michael Greenstone, University of Chicago, and Hunt Allcott, New York University, will discuss "Measuring the Welfare Effects of Energy Efficiency Programs".
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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September 30, 2015
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy St., John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge
Samuel Stolper, Harvard University, will discuss "Energy Tax Incidence under Imperfect Competition: An Application to Automotive Fuel".
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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September 16, 2015
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy St., John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge
Daniel Sullivan, Harvard University, will discuss "Why is the Estimated Value of Clean Air so Low?".
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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September 9, 2015
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy St., John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge
Ian Parry from the International Monetary Fund will present his paper, "How Much Carbon Pricing is in Countries' Own Interests? The Critical Role of Co-Benefits".
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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September 25, 2015
Foley Hoag LLP, 155 Seaport Boulevard, 13th Floor, Boston, MA 02210
"Grid Modernization Plans for Massachusetts Utilities" and "Jump Ball: Competing New England Electric Winter Reliability Program Proposals"
Friday, September 25, 2015 -
9:00am to 12:30pm
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June 29, 2015
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston
The Wyss Institute's 6th annual international symposium will focus on the recent development and near-term impact of bioinspired robots that self-organize, respond and adapt to their environment, enhance movement, and interact in a seamless way with humans to improve health and society
Monday, June 29, 2015 -
8:15am to 6:30pm
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June 6, 2015
CGIS South, S010, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
This conference will look at identifying and solving the challenges in the transformation of the Bangladesh Garment Industry, analyzing the tools and metrics to measure progress and recommending the best practices for sustainable development.
Saturday, June 6, 2015 (All day)
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June 5, 2015
CGIS South, S010, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
This conference will look at identifying and solving the challenges in the transformation of the Bangladesh Garment Industry, analyzing the tools and metrics to measure progress and recommending the best practices for sustainable development.
Friday, June 5, 2015 (All day)
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April 22, 2015
Harvard Law School, 1563-1585 Massachusetts Ave, HLS WCC Plaza, Cambridge
Join the Office for Sustainability, HLS Green Team staff, and Green Living Reps for a celebration of Earth Day
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 -
11:30am to 1:30pm
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April 13, 2015
MIT, Morss Hall, 142 Memorial Dr., Cambridge
Come hear from government officials and business leaders from British Columbia about their experience since they instituted a price on carbon in 2008.
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 1:00pm
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April 4, 2015
Yale University, Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT
The 2nd Yale Symposium on Chinese Overseas Investment and its Environmental and Social Impacts explores the relationship between China's overseas investment and the impacts - both negative and positive - on natural resources, particularly in the forestry, minerals, water, and energy sectors.
Saturday, April 4, 2015 -
8:30am to 7:00pm
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April 2, 2015
Phillips Brooks House Association, Parlor Room
With William C. Clark, Harvey Brooks Professor of International Science
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 4:00pm
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April 20, 2015
Hunnewell Building Lecture Hall, 125 Arborway, Boston
"Environmental Lawlessness" with Richard Lazarus, Howard and Katherine Aibel Professor of Law, Harvard University
Monday, April 20, 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
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April 10, 2015
Harvard Business School, Spangler Auditorium, Spangler Center, Harvard Business School, 117 Western Ave, Allston
The Harvard Business School presents: "Corporations and Climate Change: A Conversation with Unilever CEO Paul Polman"
Friday, April 10, 2015 - 1:30pm
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April 8, 2015
Emerson Hall, Room 105, 19 Quincy Street, Cambridge
Robert Keohane, Professor of International Affairs, Princeton University and Nathaniel Keohane, Vice President, International Climate program, Environmental Defense Fund.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 4:30pm
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April 8, 2015
Stubbins 112, Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge
Kairos Shen, Director of Planning, Boston Redevelopment Authority
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 - 12:30pm
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April 7, 2015
Harvard Kennedy School, Taubman Building 5th Floor, Room NYE B&C, 15 Eliot Street, Cambridge
Amory Lovins, Chairman/Chief Scientist of the Rocky Mountain Institute
Tuesday, April 7, 2015 - 4:30pm
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April 6, 2015
Harvard Law School, Griswold Hall Room 110, Harvard Law School, 1525 Mass Ave, Cambridge
Dan Dudek, Vice President, China, Environmental Defense Fund
Monday, April 6, 2015 - 12:00pm
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April 1, 2015
Kresge G1 (Snyder Auditorium), Harvard School of Public Health, 677 Huntington Avenue, Boston
Dr. Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director of the Earth Institute of Columbia University, will speak on Food in the Age of Sustainable Development.
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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March 24, 2015
HUCE Seminar Room, 24 Oxford Street 3rd Floor, Cambridge
Dr. Lipchin focuses his research and teaching on issues of conflict and cooperation on transboundary water and environmental problems facing Israel, Jordan and Palestine.
Tuesday, March 24, 2015 -
10:30am to 12:00pm
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April 2, 2015
Harvard Kennedy School Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Bldg, Ground Fl. 79 JFK St. Cambridge
A panel discussion with Ann Marie Lipinski, Curator, Nieman Foundation for Journalism; Meg Urry, Yale astrophysicist & Pres. Amer. Astronomical Soc; Jennifer Bogo, Popular Science Exec. Ed. & VP Soc. of Environmental Journalists
Thursday, April 2, 2015 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
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March 21, 2015
Kendall Square Cinema, One Kendall Square, 355 Binney Street, Cambridge
Based on the book co-authored by HUCE faculty associate Naomi Oreskes. Featuring a Q&A discussion with Professor Oreskes after the 7:10pm show.
Saturday, March 21, 2015 (All day)
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March 20, 2015
Kendall Square Cinema, One Kendall Square, 355 Binney Street, Cambridge
Based on the book co-authored by HUCE faculty associate Naomi Oreskes. Featuring a Q&A discussion with Professor Oreskes after the 7:10pm show.
Friday, March 20, 2015 (All day)
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April 6, 2015
Fainsod Conference Room, Room 324, HKS Littauer Building, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
In the second part of the two-seminar study group, Kate Konschnik will guide a discussion on the legal dimensions of EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan, its reliance on the Clean Air Act's Section 111(d), and the legal challenges that are looming
Monday, April 6, 2015 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
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April 14, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
Alberto Pototschnig, Founding Director, European Agency for the Cooperation of Energy Regulators
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:15pm
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March 11, 2015
CGIS K031, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
You are invited to an intimate discussion on climate change and complementary mechanisms with climate mitigation expert Anja Kollmuss. Complementary mechanisms are ways in which an institutions can think holistically about reducing its carbon footprint through a range of greenhouse gas reduction investments, both internally and externally.
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 -
10:00am to 11:00am
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April 3, 2015
Tufts University, Behrakis Auditorium, Jaharis Family Center for Biomedical and Nutritional Sciences, 150 Harrison Avenue, Boston
The event will bring together water experts from across the country to discuss issues and solutions to today’s water challenges. This year, the event includes special guest and co-host, the ClearWater Initiative, an organization actively working to expand clean water access in Uganda.
Friday, April 3, 2015 (All day)
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April 27, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Low-carbon leapfrogging and globalization: How China developed its solar PV industry" with Christian Binz, Giorgio Ruffolo Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Sustainability Science Program and Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group, Harvard Kennedy School
Monday, April 27, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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April 20, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"How Much Energy do Building Energy Codes Really Save? Evidence from California" with Arik Levinson, Georgetown University
Monday, April 20, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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April 13, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"New York’s 'Reforming the Energy Vision” Initiative' with Audrey Zibelman, Chair, New York State Public Service Commission
Monday, April 13, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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April 6, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Sino-Russian Cooperation in Natural Gas" with Morena Skalamera, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Geopolitics of Energy Project
Monday, April 6, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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March 30, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
William Moomaw, Professor of International Environmental Policy, Fletcher School, Tufts University; Susan Hackley, Managing Director, Program on Negotiation, Harvard Law School; HKS Student Panelist TBA
Monday, March 30, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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March 9, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"EPA’s Clean Power Plan: What Should States be sure not to Do?" with Paul Sotkiewicz, Chief Economist, Markets, PJM Interconnection
Monday, March 9, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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March 2, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Public Policy and the US Solar Industry" with Frank O’Sullivan, Director of Research and Analysis, MIT Energy Initiative
Monday, March 2, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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March 2, 2015
Wasserstein Building (WCC), Room 2012, Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge
A film by Bob Nesson. Sponsored by the Emmett Environmental Law & Policy Clinic and the Transactional Law Clinics of Harvard Law School
Monday, March 2, 2015 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
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February 23, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"EPA’s Clean Power Plan: What Should States be sure not to Do?" with Paul Sotkiewicz, Chief Economist, Markets, PJM Interconnection
Monday, February 23, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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February 27, 2015
Harvard Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street 1st Floor, Cambridge
The Symposium will feature 20 Harvard faculty members from 8 schools and a dozen departments giving 7 minute "speed presentations" on their current Food+ research
Friday, February 27, 2015 -
12:30pm to 4:30pm
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February 27, 2015
Austin Hall West, Harvard Law School, 1515 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge
Join the Harvard Environmental Law Review for a panel discussion on climate regulation under the Clean Air Act in the wake of the Supreme Court's June 2014 decision in Utility Air Regulatory Group v. EPA (UARG)
Friday, February 27, 2015 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
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April 20, 2015
Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston
An Arnold Arboretum lecture with Richard Lazarus, Howard and Katherine Aibel Professor of Law, Harvard University
Monday, April 20, 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
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March 23, 2015
Hunnewell Building, Arnold Arboretum, 125 Arborway, Boston
An Arnold Arboretum lecture with Peter Raven, PhD, President Emeritus, Missouri Botanical Garden
Monday, March 23, 2015 -
7:00pm to 8:30pm
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February 9, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Public Policy and the U.S. Solar Industry" with Frank O’Sullivan, Director of Research and Analysis, MIT Energy Initiative
Monday, February 9, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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February 10, 2015
HKS Malkin Penthouse, Littauer 4th Floor, ​79 ​John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge
Coral Davenport, New York Times Energy​/​Environment Correspondent, Washington ​DC​, on "Controversy! Covering Climate & Energy from the Nation's Capital"
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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March 30, 2015
Room 100F, Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Margo Boenig-Liptsin (Harvard, STS/History of Science), "A New Literacy for the Information Age: Children, Computers, and Citizenship"
Monday, March 30, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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March 9, 2015
Room 100F, Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Geert Somsen (Columbia/Maastricht, History), "'Science and World Order': Uses of Science in Plans for International Government, 1899-1950"
Monday, March 9, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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February 4, 2015
Office of Career Services, Conference Room, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge
Come to this panel discussion to explore pathways into scientific careers beyond bench research. You'll hear from scientists who are using their scientific background in business, technology, and other fields.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
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February 2, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Belt and Suspenders and More: The Incremental Impact of Energy Efficiency Subsidies in the Presence of Existing Policy Instruments" with Joe Aldy, Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Monday, February 2, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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April 22, 2015
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge
Hernan Barahona, Francisco Gallego, and Juan-Pablo Montero, Catholic University of Chile. "Adopting a Cleaner Technology: The Effect of Driving Restrictions on Fleet Turnover."
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 -
4:10pm to 5:30pm
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April 8, 2015
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge
Cass Sunstein, Harvard University. "Automatically Green."
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 -
4:10pm to 5:30pm
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April 1, 2015
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge
James Stock, Harvard University. "Renewable Fuel Standards."
Wednesday, April 1, 2015 -
4:10pm to 5:30pm
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March 25, 2015
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge
Martin Weitzman, Harvard University. "Voting on Prices vs. Voting on Quantities in a World Climate Assembly."
Wednesday, March 25, 2015 -
4:10pm to 5:30pm
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March 11, 2015
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge
Lucas Davis, University of California, Berkeley, and Gilbert Metcalf, Tufts University. "Does Better Information Lead to Better Choices? Evidence from Energy Efficiency Labels"
Wednesday, March 11, 2015 -
4:10pm to 5:30pm
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February 25, 2015
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge
Evan Peet, Harvard School of Public Health. "Environment and Human Capital: The Effects of Early-Life Exposure to Pollutants in the Philippines"
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 -
4:10pm to 5:30pm
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February 11, 2015
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge
Mohammad Alolayan, Kuwait University, John Evans, and James Hammitt, Harvard University. "Valuing Mortality Risk in Kuwait: Stated-Preference with a New Consistency Test."
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 -
4:10pm to 5:30pm
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February 4, 2015
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge
James Bushnell, University of California, Davis, Stephen Holland, University of North Carolina, Jonathan Hughes, University of Colorado, and Christopher Knittel, MIT. "Strategic Policy Choice in State Level Regulation: The EPA's Clean Power Plan."
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 -
4:10pm to 5:30pm
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January 28, 2015
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge
Sébastien Houde, University of Maryland, and Joseph Aldy, Harvard University. "Belt and Suspenders and More: The Incremental Impact of Energy Efficiency Subsidies in the Presence of Existing Policy Instruments."
Wednesday, January 28, 2015 -
4:10pm to 5:30pm
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March 29, 2015
A conference exploring the intersections between social, economic and environmental justice and the food system. A collaboration of the Harvard Food Law Society and Food Literacy Project as part of Food Better.
Sunday, March 29, 2015 (All day)
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March 30, 2015
A conference exploring the intersections between social, economic and environmental justice and the food system. A collaboration of the Harvard Food Law Society and Food Literacy Project as part of Food Better.
Monday, March 30, 2015 (All day)
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March 28, 2015
A conference exploring the intersections between social, economic and environmental justice and the food system. A collaboration of the Harvard Food Law Society and Food Literacy Project as part of Food Better.
Saturday, March 28, 2015 (All day)
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January 24, 2015
Science Center, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Want to spend an afternoon with peers and alumni committed to the public interest sector? Want to learn more about opportunities in public service, from politics to public interest law, education to environmentalism, and global health to government services? Don't miss this amazing opportunity to meet over 100 inspiring alumni working in public interest fields and to explore postgraduate public service opportunities!
Saturday, January 24, 2015 -
12:30pm to 5:00pm
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April 16, 2015
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
"Decarbonizing China: Power System Strategies to Electrify Transportation and Building Heating with Renewable Sources" with CHEN Xinyu, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard China Project, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 4:00pm
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March 19, 2015
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
"China's Natural Gas Strategy" with Guy C.K. LEUNG, Postdoctoral Fellow, Geopolitics of Energy Project, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 4:00pm
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February 19, 2015
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
"Regulatory Barriers to Decarbonizing China's Power Sector" with Michael DAVIDSON, Ph.D. Candidate, Engineering Systems Division, MIT
Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 4:00pm
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January 15, 2015
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
"Urban Water Supply-Demand Management Under Uncertainty: A Portfolio-Based Approach Applied to Melbourne, Australia and Kunming, China" with ZHANG Chengyan, Ph.D. Candidate, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 3:30pm
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December 3, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th floor Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
With Mr. Francesco Starace, CEO and General Manager, Enel Group
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 -
12:15pm to 1:15pm
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November 20, 2014
Austin 111 (HLS), 1515 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge
Sponsored by the Harvard Environmental Law Society and the National Lawyers Guild
Thursday, November 20, 2014 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
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November 19, 2014
Land Hall (Belfer Bldg, 4th Flr), 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
This film examines the link between severe weather events and resulting civil unrest and the implications on our national security. Introductory remarks by Harvard professor Dr. James J. McCarthy and discussants LT Katie Burkhart, US Navy Reserve & CAPT Michael A. Mullen, US Coast Guard
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
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November 12, 2014
Askwith Hall @ HGSE, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge
Panel discussion to follow with Edward Clapp and Erika Halverson
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
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November 14, 2014
Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall, 5 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
TED-style talks about engineering, technology, and innovation with a keynote speech by Hiroshii Ishii, Associate Director of the MIT Media Lab, and talks by Dr. Michael Aziz, Dr. David Keith, electroninks, Rayger, and more
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 6:00pm
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December 3, 2014
L-382 (3rd Floor Littauer Building), 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Learning by Doing in Solar Photovoltaic Installations" with Kenneth Gillingham, Yale University
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 -
4:10pm to 5:30pm
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November 13, 2014
Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building), 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Learning from Experience: Employing Retrospective Review to Improve Regulatory Policy" with Joseph Aldy, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, HKS; Faculty Chair of the Regulatory Policy Program
Thursday, November 13, 2014 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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November 6, 2014
Harvard Global Health Institute, 104 Mt. Auburn St., 3rd floor, Cambridge
An Informal Conversation with William Clark, Harvey Brooks Professor of International Science, Public Policy and Human Development, Harvard Kennedy School
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 12:00pm
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November 5, 2014
Harvard Business School, Hawes 101, 37 Harvard Way, Allston
Hosted by the HBS Business & Environment Initiative, the HBS Finance Club, and the HBS Energy & Environment Club. Harvard ID required.
Wednesday, November 5, 2014 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
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October 30, 2014
Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building), HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"The Future of Plug in Cars: The Role of Regulatory Policy" with John Graham, Dean, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University; Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, U.S. Office of Management and Budget (2001-2006)
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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November 6, 2014
Jefferson Hall, Room 250, Harvard University, 17 Oxford Street, Cambridge
"Catastrophic Risks: The Downsides of Advancing Technology" with Martin Rees, Institute of Astronomy, Cambridge University; Astronomer Royal; President, Royal Society (2005-2010). With Panelists: Sven Beckert, Laird Bell Professor of History; George Daley, Children’s Hospital Boston/Harvard Medical School; Jennifer Hochschild, Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor of Government; Daniel Schrag, Director, Harvard University Center for the Environment. Moderated by: Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies
Thursday, November 6, 2014 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
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October 24, 2014
McCourt School of Public Policy, Old North, Suite 100, 37th and O Streets, N.W., Washington D.C.
"The Power of Opinion: How Americans’ Preferences on Energy Point a Way Forward on Climate Change" will examine how American public opinion may hold the key to unlocking a politically viable path forward on energy policy and climate change. Featuring The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Stephen Ansolabehere, Professor, Harvard University
Friday, October 24, 2014 (All day)
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October 16, 2014
Belfer Center Library (L369), 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Stepping Off the Gas: The Future of Transport Fuel in the United States" with Yossie Hollander
Thursday, October 16, 2014 -
4:15pm to 5:45pm
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October 18, 2014
Harvard Business School, Soldiers Field, Boston
Join the HBS Energy & Environmental Club and leading professionals and students from around the world in a high-intensity atmosphere of engagement as we collectively wrestle with the energy challenges of the future
Saturday, October 18, 2014 (All day)
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October 20, 2014
Belfer Case Study Room (SO20), CGIS South Building, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
"Are the Negotiations for a Global Climate Change Agreement Stalled? If So, What Can Be Done?" with The Hon. Stéphane Dion, Member of Parliament, Canada
Monday, October 20, 2014 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
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October 3, 2014
CGIS South, Tsai Auditorium, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
Get an overview of the food system and then delve into its four primary categories: production, marketing and distribution, nutrition, and waste. Hear from Harvard-affiliated speakers about how they are working to Food Better or innovate within the topic areas.
Friday, October 3, 2014 -
3:00pm to 5:30pm
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October 6, 2014
MIT, E51-115 Wong Auditorium, 70 Memorial Drive, Cambridge
Jairam Ramesh, Former Indian Minister for Rural Development, Visiting Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School
Monday, October 6, 2014 - 5:30pm
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October 1, 2014
The Institute of Politics, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge
Henry M. Paulson, Jr., Chairman of The Paulson Institute; Secretary of the Treasury (2006-2009), CEO of Goldman Sachs (1999-2006); Adi Ignatius (Moderator), Editor in Chief, Harvard Business Review
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 - 6:00pm
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September 30, 2014
Allison Dining Room, Fifth Floor, Taubman Building, 15 Eliot Street, Cambridge
Jairam Ramesh, former Minister of Environment and Forests for India and India’s Chief Climate Negotiator
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 4:30pm
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October 8, 2014
Maxwell Dworkin, Lessin Room G115, 33 Oxford Street, Cambridge
With Jody Freeman, Cox Professor of Law (HLS) and Director, Environmental Law Program; and Richard Lazarus, Aibel Professor of Law (HLS). Moderated by Daniel Schrag, Hooper Professor of Geology; Professor, SEAS; Director, HUCE
Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 4:00pm
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November 3, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"How important is energy storage for decarbonization?" with David Keith, Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics (SEAS); Professor of Public Policy (HKS)
Monday, November 3, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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December 1, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS , 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Financing Energy Innovation: Government Grants, Private Equity, and Entrepreneurs" with Sabrina T. Howell, Harvard Environmental Economics Program Fellow and Harvard University Ph.D. Student
Monday, December 1, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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December 2, 2014
Bowie-Vernon Conference Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
"Protecting the Global Commons: The Role of International Financial Institutions" with Naoko Ishii, Chairperson and CEO, Global Environmental Facility, the World Bank Group. Moderator: Susan Pharr. Edwin O. Reischauer Professor of Japanese Politics, and Director, WCFIA Program on U.S.-Japan Relations, Harvard University
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
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September 11, 2014
Perkins Room, Center for International Development, Rubenstein Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 1 Eliot Street, Cambridge
"The Cognitive and Economic Effects of Water Scarcity: Evidence from Northeast Brazil" with Guilherme Lichand (PEG, G4)
Thursday, September 11, 2014 -
12:00pm to 12:45pm
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November 24, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
Panel discussion: "Carbon Capture and Sequestration: Obstacles and Possibilities" with Ric Redman, President & CEO, Summit Power Group, LLC and David Keith, Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics (SEAS); Professor of Public Policy (HKS)
Monday, November 24, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 17, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Financing wind energy deployment in China through the Clean Development Mechanism: Additionality and incentives for technological change" with Gabe Chan, Research Fellow, Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group and Joern Huenteler, Research Fellow, Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group
Monday, November 17, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 10, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"An organic mega flow battery for utility-scale electrical energy storage" with Michael Aziz, Gene and Tracy Sykes Professor of Materials and Energy Technologies, Harvard SEAS
Monday, November 10, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"How important is energy storage for decarbonization?" with David Keith, Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics (SEAS); Professor of Public Policy (HKS)
October 27, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Energy storage: Its value to the grid and ongoing policy challenges to deployment and support of renewable energy" with Paul Denholm, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Monday, October 27, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 20, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Prospects for shale gas development in Eastern Europe" with Andreas Goldthau, Fellow, Geopolitics of Energy Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS
Monday, October 20, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 6, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
Panel discussion: "Legal and policy perspectives on EPA’s proposed clean power plan" with David Doniger, Natural Resources Defense Council; Jeffrey Holmstead, Bracewell & Giuliani; and Robert Stavins (Moderator), HKS
Monday, October 6, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 29, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Learning by doing and learning by waiting" with William Hogan, Raymond Plank Professor of Global Energy Policy, HKS
Monday, September 29, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 22, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"EPA’s proposed clean power plan: Implications for states and the electric industry" with Judy Chang, Principal, The Brattle Group
Monday, September 22, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 15, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Climate realism" with Armond Cohen, Executive Director, Clean Air Task Force
Monday, September 15, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 8, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Lessons learned about unconventional energy: cases from around the world (US, Australia, China, Indonesia)" with Holly Morrow, Fellow, Geopolitics of Energy Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS
Monday, September 8, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 16, 2014
Aldrich 112, Harvard Business School, 35 Harvard Way, Allston
How can the US move toward a base load power supply that is plentiful, reliable, and carbon-free? Former New Jersey Governor and EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman believes that nuclear energy is a key part of the solution. She joins us in her role as Co-Chair of the Clean and Safe Energy Coalition
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
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April 28, 2014
Room 100F, Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Joyce Chaplin (Harvard, History), "Early Modern Climate Science: The View from British North America"
Monday, April 28, 2014 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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November 18, 2013
Maxwell Dworkin, Room 119, 33 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Nate Towery (MIT, STS), “(Not) Getting from Us to We: Expertise as a roadblock to change in U.S. environmental organizations"
Monday, November 18, 2013 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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December 2, 2013
Maxwell Dworkin, Room 119, 33 Oxford Street, Cambridge
S.M. Amadae (University of Ohio, Political Science), "Imagining the Neoliberal Subject: Nuclear Deterrence and the Prisoner's Dilemma"
Monday, December 2, 2013 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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August 7, 2013
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Building E25, Room 111, 45 Carleton Street, Cambridge
This public debate will bring together four eminent experts in the field of geoengineering to discuss the science of solar geoengineering, its potential risks and benefits, and what a sensible path forward might look like.
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 - 7:30pm
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November 12, 2013
TBD
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
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December 2, 2013
Maxwell Dworkin, Room 119, 33 Oxford Street, Cambridge
S.M. Amadae (University of Ohio, Political Science), "Imagining the Neoliberal Subject: Nuclear Deterrence and the Prisoner's Dilemma"
Monday, December 2, 2013 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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November 25, 2013
Maxwell Dworkin, Room 119, 33 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Andrew Barry (University College London, Human Geography), "Interrogating the Anthropocene"
Monday, November 25, 2013 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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November 18, 2013
Maxwell Dworkin, Room 119, 33 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Nate Towery (MIT, STS), “(Not) Getting from Us to We: Expertise as a roadblock to change in U.S. environmental organizations"
Monday, November 18, 2013 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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November 11, 2013
Maxwell Dworkin, Room 119, 33 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Sherry Turkle (MIT, STS), "The Dystopian Presented as the Utopian: Does the Internet lead us to forget what we know about life?"
Monday, November 11, 2013 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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October 21, 2013
Maxwell Dworkin, Room 119, 33 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Yanni Loukissas (Harvard, Berkman Center), "Data Narratives of the Arnold Arboretum"
Monday, October 21, 2013 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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October 7, 2013
Maxwell Dworkin, Room 119, 33 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Adam Bly (Seed Media Group), "A New Narrative for Science in America"
Monday, October 7, 2013 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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September 30, 2013
Maxwell Dworkin, Room 119, 33 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Alvaro Santana-Acuña (Harvard, Sociology), "'The Three Sides of a Nation-State: Cadastral Triangulation and the Making of Modern France"
Monday, September 30, 2013 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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September 23, 2013
Maxwell Dworkin, Room 119, 33 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Shobita Parthasarathy (University of Michigan, Ford School), "Making Democracy in the Patent System: Comparing the Life Form Patent Battles in the US and Europe"
Monday, September 23, 2013 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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September 16, 2013
Maxwell Dworkin, Room 119, 33 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Daniel Kevles (Yale, History), "A, B, Seeds: Advertising, Branding, and IP in an Emergent Industry"
Monday, September 16, 2013 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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