Research & Teaching

Herbert F. Johnson Professor of International Management
Harvard Business School

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Gordon McKay Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Abbott and James Lawrence Professor of Engineering [Emeritus]
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

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Visiting Professor of Economics, Spring 2019
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Associate Professor of Public Policy, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government
Harvard Kennedy School
Henry L. Stimson Professor of Law; Vice Dean for the Graduate Program and International Legal Studies; Director of East Asian Legal Studies; Chair, Harvard Law School Project on Disability
Harvard Law School

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Douglas Dillon Professor of Government; Director, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Harvard Kennedy School

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Professor of Government
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Senior Lecturer, Harvard Business School; Formerly Herman C. Krannert Professor of Business Administration, [Leave of Absence]
Harvard Business School

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Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Harvard Business School
Harvard Kennedy School
Norman B. and Muriel Leventhal Professor of Advanced Urbanism; Co-Director - LCAU, MIT Leventhal Center for Advanced Urbanism
President Emeritus and Senior Fellow, Institute for Healthcare Improvement; Lecturer, Department of Health Care Policy
Harvard Medical School
Professor of the Practice of Public Policy; Co-Principal Investigator, Project on Managing the Atom; Member of the Board, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Harvard Kennedy School

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Harvey Brooks Professor of International Science, Public Policy and Human Development
Harvard Kennedy School
Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
John A. Reilly Clinical Professor of Law

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Senior Lecturer of Business Administration
Harvard Business School
Joseph C. Wilson Professor of Business Administration
Harvard Business School

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Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management
Harvard Business School
Gordon McKay Professor of the Practice of Idea Translation
James W. Harpel Professor of Capital Formation and Growth
Harvard Kennedy School

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Archibald Cox Professor of Law; Director, Environmental Law Program
Harvard Law School
Louis D. Brandeis Professor of Law
Harvard Law School

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Ford Foundation Professor of Democracy and Citizenship; Academic Dean, Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Kennedy School
Fred and Eleanor Glimp Professor of Economics
Harvard Kennedy School
John Leverett Professor in the University; David A. Wells Professor of Political Economy, Department of Economics
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Harvard Business School

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Professor of Economics and Decision Sciences; Director, Harvard Center for Risk Analysis
Harvard School of Public Health
Professor of the Practice of Economic Development; Director, Center for International Development
Harvard Kennedy School
Professor of Law
Harvard Law School

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John and Natty McArthur University Professor
Harvard Business School
Raymond Plank Professor of Global Energy Policy; Research Director, Harvard Electricity Policy Group
Harvard Kennedy School

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Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy; Professor of Environmental Science and Policy; Co-Director, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program
Harvard Kennedy School
Associate Professor of Urban Planning
Harvard Graduate School of Design
Pforzheimer Professor of Science & Technology Studies
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Harvard Kennedy School
Samuel W. Morris University Professor of Economics
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Harvard Kennedy School
Ford Foundation Professor of International Political Economy [Emeritus]; Co-director, Harvard Project on American Indian Economic Development 
Harvard Kennedy School
Assistant Professor of Business Administration
Lecturer in Architecture
Harvard Graduate School of Design
Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences; Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Harvard Kennedy School
Gates Professor of Developing Societies [On leave Fall 2018]
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Harvard Kennedy School
Senior Fellow, Senator John Heinz Professor of Management Practice in Environmental Management [Emeritus]
Harvard Business School

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Albert L. Williams Professor of International Trade and Investment; Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Harvard Kennedy School

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Howard and Katherine Aibel Professor of Law
Harvard Law School
Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights; Director of the Francois-Xavier Bagnoud Center for Health and Human Rights; Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Harvard School of Public Health
Senior Lecturer in Public Policy; Jassim M. Jaidah Family Director, Environmental and Natural Resources Program
Harvard Kennedy School
George F Baker, Jr. Professor Public Management; Eliot I. Snider and Family Professor of Business Administration
Harvard Business School

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Senior Lecturer of Business Administration; Gloria A. Dauten Real Estate Fellow
Harvard Business School

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Assistant Professor of Public Policy
Harvard Kennedy School

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Professor of the Practice of Public Health; Director, Center for Health and the Global Environment (HSPH)  
Harvard School of Public Health
Alexander Agassiz Professor of Biological Oceanography
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Harvard Medical School
Professor of Business Administration
Harvard Business School

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Benjamin Peirce Research Professor of Technology and Public Policy; Director, Science, Technology and Public Policy Program (HKS)
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Harvard Kennedy School

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Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor
Harvard Kennedy School

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Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs; Member of the Board, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs
Harvard Kennedy School

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Mohammed Kamal Professor of Public Policy; Co-Director for Evidence for Policy Design (EPoD); Area Chair for International Development
Harvard Kennedy School
John D. Black Professor of Business Administration
Harvard Business School
Lucius N. Littauer Professor of Philosophy and Public Administration; Director of the Carr Center for Human Rights Policy; Co-Director of Graduate Studies at the Edmond J. Safra Center for Ethics
Harvard Kennedy School
Dimitri V. D'Arbeloff - MBA Class of 1955 Professor of Business Administration; Senior Associate Dean for External Relations
Harvard Business School

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Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology; Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering; Director, Harvard University Center for the Environment; Co-Director, Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Poorvu Family Professor of Management Practice
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
A.J. Meyer Professor of Energy & Economic Development; Director of Graduate Studies, Doctoral Program in Public Policy and in Political Economy and Government; Director, Harvard Environmental Economics Program; Director, Harvard Project on International Climate Agreements
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Harvard Kennedy School
Charles W. Eliot University Professor
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Harvard Kennedy School
Robert Walmsley University Professor
Harvard Law School

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Professor of Government; Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Government
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Professor of Business Administration
Harvard Business School
Professor of Emergency Medicine, Harvard Medical School and Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health; Interim Chairman, Brigham and Women's Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine; Director, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative
Harvard Medical School
Harvard School of Public Health
Baker Foundation Professor; Paul Whiton Cherington Professor of Business Administration
Harvard Business School

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Professor of Economics
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Harvard Kennedy School
Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics [Emeritus]
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor of Law

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Frank Plumpton Ramsey Professor of Political Economy
Harvard Kennedy School
HUCE Director Dan Schrag sits down with John Holdren following his return to campus after eight years in Washington
May 26, 2017
A profile on Burbank Professor of Political Economy James Stock
May 26, 2017
A profile on Professor of the History of Science and Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences Naomi Oreskes
May 25, 2017
A wander through the sunlit wilderness of policy, problems, and possibility
May 24, 2016
What lies ahead for the global climate agreement
May 24, 2016
Oil price freefall soothes consumers, worries environmentalists
May 27, 2015
An Environment@Harvard profile on HLS Professor Mark Wu
May 27, 2015
$12 million award to establish an Energy Frontier Research Center at Harvard, directed by Professor Cynthia Friend
July 2, 2014
A look at the renewable energy research of Laura Diaz Anadon (HKS) and Richard Vietor (HBS)
June 9, 2014
Harvard faculty probe the nexus between environment, energy, and economic growth
June 9, 2014
HUCE welcomes new cohort of postdoctoral researchers, bids farewell to outgoing Fellows
June 17, 2013
Sachi Oshima '13 recalls her experience at last summer's Rio+20 Earth Summit in Brazil
June 17, 2013
In their own words, two undergraduates discuss their HUCE-funded research projects
June 17, 2013
An interview with professors Jennifer Leaning and Michael VanRooyen
June 17, 2013
Activists and scholars debate the role of social movements in confronting climate issues
June 17, 2013
An Environment@Harvard profile of Joseph Aldy, assistant professor of public policy at the Harvard Kennedy School
May 2, 2013
December 14, 2012
July 24, 2012
A profile on the Graduate Consortium on Energy & Environment
May 13, 2011
February 25, 2011
May 26, 2010

Can the Paris Agreement help reduce climate change?  Will the WTO prevent a new trade war?  Does international human rights law actually contribute to improvement in human rights, and if so under what conditions?  Can we use international law to build better norms to limit cyber war?

This is an advanced research seminar on selected topics in environmental and resource economics. Emphasizes theoretical models, quantitative empirical analysis, and public policy applications. Includes presentations by invited outside speakers.

Energy is a critical component of every dimension of human society. It is an essential input for economic development, transportation, and agriculture, and it shapes national and international policies in the environmental, national security, and technology arenas.

This course will apply the tools of political economy to the study of environmental policymaking, both in the United States and around the world.  How are different interests represented in the creation and implementation of environmental policy?  What makes some countries more active on environm

The broad goal of this course is to introduce students to the foundations of key sectoral and thematic knowledge for important challenges to sustainable development including food and nutritional security, social service delivery, energy policy, water resource management, urbanization, infrastruc

This course communicates to students the knowledge they need to carry out sustainability actions in their organizations. Background information on sustainability is used to provide students with a clear understanding of climate change.

In this course we focus on the role of transportation in the US economy, as well as what advancements are occurring on a global level that could help shape the face of passenger and goods transport in the near future.

Waste materials are an often unavoidable by-product of most human activity. Rapid economic growth, urbanization, and increasing population have resulted in an increase in resource consumption, and consequent generation of large amounts of waste.

This course is designed to perpetuate and expedite the growth of corporate sustainability from product innovation and strategic philanthropy to incorporating risk-oriented environmental, social, and governance (ESG) structures.

This course will examine the interplay of geopolitics and human rights, with a focus on how the changing dynamics of the international system are influencing the strategy and statecraft for confronting issues with major security and human consequences.

The global balance of power is changing dramatically.  This course focuses on the compelling transformation we are witnessing: the rise of China to great power status; the changing nature of European and Russian power; the new roles that India, Brazil, South Africa and others are exercising in gl

Empirical data demonstrate that the climate is changing and that these changes could produce increasingly serious consequences over the course of this century. Governments and private actors around the world are strategizing, debating, lobbying, implementing, and defending mechanisms to both miti

Through the lens of the rapidly changing Arctic region, this course will give students experience in developing policy and social innovations to address complex policy challenges at the intersection of environment and human well-being and to communicate solutions effectively orally and in writing

This course will explore the political problems involved in mitigating and adapting to global climate change.  We will draw on both the empirical and normative political literatures, as well as climate science and economics, to approach key questions about climate politics.  What do we owe to the

How we produce and use energy has major implications for the economy, energy security, and climate change. The U.S. “energy revolution” – nonconventional oil and gas production (fracking), increasing use of renewable energy, and reduced demand – has contributed to a sharp decline in U.S.

Policy experts – from government officials to civil servants to lobbyists to think tank scholars to NGO leaders and advocates – must be skilled at more than policy development.

The world desperately needs public leaders who have the vision, courage and tenacity to build a sustainable future – both for human well-being and the health of the natural world.  This course is designed to help students exercise leadership in environmental conflicts whether in government, NGO o

In January 1st of 2016 the United Nations officially released the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development which officially launched the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which over the next 15 years will drive global activities to end all forms of poverty, fight inequalities and reduce clim

This semester-long course examines how economic theory and rigorous evidence can be harnessed to design development policies that respond to market and political failures in developing economies.

Science and technology (S&T) affect—and insights rooted in understanding of S&T therefore are germane to formulating policy about—practically every issue on the agenda of governments: the economy, public health, education, environment, defense, diplomacy and more.  Policy makers and those

This course provides an overview of energy policy issues with an emphasis on the analysis necessary to frame, design, and evaluate policy remedies to energy problems. The course is intended for doctoral students interested but not necessarily specializing in energy issues.

This course develops the knowledge and skills necessary to successfully market sustainable products and services. At the end of the course students are able to understand the key elements of developing a successful marketing strategy and branding approach for a sustainable market offering.

This course introduces the concepts and practices of sustainable development, clean technology, and energy management.

This course examines the role of corporate responsibility as a strategy to improve products, profits, and brand equity. The idea of corporations as simply wealth-creating organizations with no obligations to the environment is no longer acceptable.

This course introduces the concepts and components of a geographic information system (GIS). It also teaches the essential skills of spatial data management, analysis, and visualization through the use of the ArcGIS software package.

This course helps students develop critical thinking, scholarly writing skills, and research abilities while developing their individual thesis proposals.

This course presents a framework, a process, and computational methods for conducting qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods research in the fields of sustainability and environmental management.

Today, economic growth is primarily contingent on increased resource consumption.

Sustainable finance is a main topic on the international agenda. Financial decisions worldwide are increasingly influenced by the scarcity of resources, the search for profits through efficiency, and climate change. We observe an increasing investment appetite for green bonds.

This course introduces the basic principles of tourism master planning, enabling students to learn how communities, governments, business, and civil society can take a more inclusive and sustainable approach to planning tourism destinations worldwide.

The course is designed as a broad survey covering the most critical topics in environmental economics today. Economics, the science of how scarce resources are allocated, is at the core of many of our most challenging environmental issues, and therefore vitally important.

In this reading group, we will explore historic and ongoing legal and policy debates over the fuels that power the U.S. electric grid.

The greatest challenge at the intersection of science, technology, and public policy in the 21st century has arisen because society is getting 80 percent of the massive quantities of energy it needs using fuels and technologies that are disrupting global climate and the array of environmental goo

This course offers students the opportunity to develop a business-focused understanding of energy in the 21st Century.

This course explores efforts to manage, finance, and regulate the transportation, water, sanitation, and energy infrastructure systems in developing countries.

Lobbying is often called the 4th branch of government since this multi-billion dollar industry significantly impacts policymaking.

Capitalism organizes society around individual pursuits of material gain. Capitalism seems to have won the great ideological struggle with other ways of organizing society.

This course focuses on the role of land conservation in advancing sustainability. It details the extraordinary growth and success of public and private land conservation in the United States.

Today, economic growth is primarily contingent on increased resource consumption.

This course examines the historical, social, and political life of nature in its many manifestations--as a source of life and livelihood, as a resource for exploitation, as a heritage to be protected, and as a post-industrial hybrid--in order to understand the variety of human interactions with t

What’s the optimal way to curb carbon emissions? Should we price fossil or subsidize low-carbon energy? What’s the role of solar geoengineering? What should it be? What will it be? The course has two goals: to provide a set of tools to approach these and many other fundamental  climate policy que

Climate change, urbanization, and conflict mean that global disasters are on the rise.  How should the world respond when disasters force people from their homes?  How can we better help the world’s refugees?  This course examines the past, present, and future of the international humanitarian re

“We shape our buildings, and afterwards, our buildings shape us.” ~ Winston Churchill

This course focuses on rationales for and methods of government interventions in private markets. We cover various rationales, such as environmental externalities, fiscal externalities, and asymmetric information.

This seminar will explore a series of issues at the intersection of behavioral economics and public policy. Potential questions will involve climate change; energy efficiency; health care; and basic rights.

This seminar will explore a series of issues at the intersection of behavioral economics and public policy. Potential questions will involve climate change; energy efficiency; health care; and basic rights.

Climate change is one of the most difficult problems facing humanity. A small sample of questions to be asked and answers attempted in this seminar includes the following. How do we analyze and decide what to “do” about climate change?

The module will examine the evolution of multilateral attempts to address climate change. The primary focus will be on mitigation (i.e., emissions reduction), but we will consider policy for adaptation, climate finance, and geoengineering, as well.

Growing income inequality, poor or declining educational systems, unequal access to affordable health care and the fear of continuing economic distress are putting stress on political systems worldwide and challenging the credibility of business.

This seminar introduces students to the major contributions of the field of science and technology studies (STS) to the understanding of politics and policymaking in democratic societies.

This seminar examines the world’s systems for the production and distribution of food as they relate to the earth’s physical, chemical, and biological systems.  Using scientific readings, papers about economics and politics, and cases about firms, we consider agriculture and food from scientific,

The seminar will provide a historical perspective on the development of the Chinese, Indian and African economies with emphasis on their energy sectors, including analysis of related environmental problems.

Provides an overview of the issues involved in transportation policy and planning, as well as an introduction to the skills necessary for solving the various analytic and managerial problems that are peculiar to this area.

Provides an overview of the issues involved in transportation policy and planning, as well as an introduction to the skills necessary for solving the various analytic and managerial problems that are peculiar to this area.

As a scarce and necessary resource, land triggers competition and conflict over possession, use, development, and preservation. For privately owned land, the market manages much of the competition.

This course focuses on the interplay among states, international organizations (such as the UN, WTO, IMF, and World Bank), multinational corporations, civil society organizations, and activist networks in global governance.

This course focuses on the interplay among states, international organizations (such as the UN, WTO, IMF, and World Bank), multinational corporations, civil society organizations, and activist networks in global governance.

Traditional economic growth theory treats technological change as the residual need to explain observed growth after accounting for capital and labor inputs. Newer economic theories treat technology as endogenous, but they, too, have a rather narrow view of how innovation works.

The course imparts knowledge and skills for planning sustainability projects and developing solutions for organizations of at least 50 employees including small businesses, nonprofits, or local townships.

Most clinical work is done on campus; some placements are available at externship locations (government agencies and nonprofits). Students are carefully matched to their projects/placements by the Clinic Director approximately 4 weeks in advance of the semester.

This seminar will explore the legal regulation of food.

This course is a survey course on Natural Resources Law. Topics covered include Wildlife and Biodiversity, Living Marine Resources, Rangelands, Forest Lands, Protected Lands, Minerals, Forests, and Energy Resources.

This course examines some of the main U.S. environmental laws, the methods of regulation and enforcement represented by those laws, and current controversies regarding their implementation and development.

This course presents a comprehensive approach to water resources management by integrating environmental science (geology, soils, hydrology) and policy (planning and regulatory analysis). It is intended for both students with and without technical backgrounds.

This course provides a cross-disciplinary overview of environmental science and how research contributes to public policy and human health risk assessment through a case study of a global pollution issue: lead biogeochemistry.

This course is focused on aspects of environmental engineering related to the fate, transport, and control of pollution in surface water ecosystems.

Explores contemporary understandings and practical implications of the idea of sustainable development.

The course will provide a survey of the global food and agribusiness system.

The course provides each participant with a guided immersion in the processes of heuristic question formulation, objective research design, and implementation. Included are hypothesis testing, data collection and analysis, writing, revision, and final dissemination.

The course provides an overview of environmental impact assessment to design, evaluate, and replicate sustainable projects and programs.

This course helps develop the skills to design, fund, and implement renewable energy projects in the United States and around the world.

This seminar introduces students to the major contributions of the field of science and technology studies (STS) to the analysis of politics and policymaking in democratic societies.

In the face of failures and dysfunction at the national level, there is growing excitement about the welfare- and democracy-enhancing potential of cities. Yet, not all cities are able to realize their promise as engines of economic growth and human development.

This course explores corporate sustainability from the perspective of large, multinational corporations.

This seminar will present an overview of topics in food law and policy, and will examine how these laws shape what we eat. In recent years, increasing attention has been paid to a range of issues impacting the food system from farm to fork to landfill.

This course provides a set of tools and skills to identify, evaluate, and improve the sustainability of supply chain operations.

Energy is the lifeblood of economic activity, and there is little prospect of this changing. However, the planet’s stores of easily accessed fossil fuels are limited, and the climatological cost of continuing to rely on fossil fuels is high.

The media play a unique role in shaping public understanding, policy, and political debate about controversial climate, energy, and environmental issues around the world.

Understanding the dynamics of complex ecological and environmental systems and designing policies to promote their sustainability is a formidable challenge.

As a scarce and necessary resource for earthly activity, land triggers competition and conflict over its possession, use, development, and preservation. For privately owned land, the market manages much of the competition through its familiar allocative price-setting features.

Sustainability is presented from the perspective of any organization operating in a community setting. Sustainability includes a concurrent focus on environmental stewardship, social wellbeing, and shared value with external stakeholders.

Supervised reading and research on topics not covered by regular courses of instruction. Students must complete a registration form, including permission from their faculty sponsor, with the concentration office before course enrollment.

Provides a survey, from the perspective of economics, of environmental and natural resource policy. Combines lectures on conceptual and methodological topics with examinations of public policy issues. 


This course aims to inspire and enable students to lead effective change toward environmental sustainability in a variety of organizational contexts (education, business, government, nonprofit, church, community).

The course provides each participant with a guided immersion in the processes of heuristic question formulation, objective research design, and implementation. Included are hypothesis testing, data collection and analysis, writing, revision, and final dissemination.

With the increased awareness of how business and economic activity impact our planet and societies, we are seeing a boom in entrepreneurial activity premised on social responsibility, environmental friendliness, energy efficiency, and other sustainability-related attributes.

The field of industrial ecology includes advanced tools and methods to assist practitioners seeking to redesign and realign industrial systems and activities to be more ecologically and socially sound.

The global economy is undergoing a fundamental transformation to low-carbon technologies from electric vehicles becoming mainstream and large-scale solar, wind, and even battery installations.

This introductory course will focus on the variety of legal mechanisms we use to address environmental harms such as air and water pollution, global climate change, and habitat destruction.

This course reviews the policy landscape around food and farming in rich and poor countries.

The Geopolitics of Energy examines the intersection between international security, politics, and energy issues.

This is an advanced research seminar on selected topics in environmental and resource economics. Emphasizes theoretical models, quantitative empirical analysis, and public policy applications. Includes presentations by invited outside speakers.

Provides a survey, from the perspective of economics, of public policy issues associated with environmental protection and natural resources management.

Research and writing of the senior thesis under faculty direction. Senior honors candidates must take at least one term of this course while writing a thesis. The signature of the faculty adviser is required.

The major goal of conservation biology is to preserve and recover populations and ecosystems through evidence-based assessment, analysis, and management.

An introduction to the history, organization, goals, and ideals of environmental protection in America.

Selected topics in environmental and resource economics. Emphasizes theoretical models, quantitative empirical analysis, and public policy applications. Includes invited outside speakers.

December 6, 2018
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
WANG Haikun, Associate Professor, School of Environment, Nanjing University; Visiting Scholar Alumnus and Collaborator, Harvard-China Project, will give a talk as part of the Harvard-China Project Seminar Series.
Thursday, December 6, 2018 -
3:30pm to 4:45pm
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December 5, 2018
Room 102, Pound Hall, 1563 Mass Ave., HLS, Cambridge
Stefanos Mouzas, Professor of Marketing and Strategy, Lancaster University Management School, UK, will share findings from his research on the multi-party, multi-issue negotiations involved in UN conferences on climate change, held between 2005 and 2017. Hosted by the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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November 30, 2018
Room 123, Building 32, MIT Stata Center, 32 Vassar St., Cambridge
MIT's Environmental Solutions Initiative presents "Combating the Climate Crisis: from Regulation to Legislation" with Senator Edward J. Markey.
Friday, November 30, 2018 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
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November 5, 2018
Crowe Room (Goddard 310), The Fletcher School, Tufts University, Medford
Keston K. Perry, a postdoctoral scholar at Climate Policy Lab at CIERP, will give a talk as part of the Tufts University CIERP Research Seminar series.
Monday, November 5, 2018 -
12:30pm to 1:45pm
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November 15, 2018
Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall, 1350 Massachusetts Ave., Harvard Yard, Cambridge
Amidst the news of continuing lead pollution crises, foremost researchers in this field will present new, groundbreaking and alarming data, renewing the call to eliminate lead pollution from our cities, homes and the environment. Hosted by the Initiative for the Science of the Human Past at Harvard.
Thursday, November 15, 2018 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
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November 14, 2018
Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
The Initiative for the Science of the Human Past at Harvard presents the stunning recent results from their collaboration with the Climate Change Institute of the University of Maine, which reveal new truths about our human past sealed within the Colle Gnifetti glacial ice core.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
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November 1, 2018
Room 434 A-B, Wexner Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Join the Environment and Natural Resources Program for a seminar with HKS Alumnus Rahul Srinivasan (MPP '17) on renewable energy and resilience in Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean. Rahul will discuss the vulnerability of the energy sector in SIDS and brainstorm potential solutions to the problems that they face.
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 2:45pm
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November 5, 2018
E14-648, Silverman Skyline Room, MIT Media Lab, 75 Amherst Street, Cambridge Cambridge
"Environmental & Economic Justice in the Southwestern Pennsylvania Coalfield" with Veronica Coptis, Executive Director of the Center for Coalfield Justice in Pennsylvania.
Monday, November 5, 2018 - 4:00pm
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November 5, 2018
Bowie Vernon Room (room K262), CGIS Knafel Bldg, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge
The Canada Program at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs hosts a lecture by Noor Johnson, Research Scientist, National Snow and Ice Data Center, University of Colorado, Boulder. 
Monday, November 5, 2018 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
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October 19, 2018
Cabot 702, 170 Packard Ave., Medford
Climate change means Africans need more energy, not less. Todd Moss, a senior fellow at the Center for Global Development, will discuss the future of energy in Africa in light of climate change. Hosted by the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy (CIERP) at Tufts University. 
Friday, October 19, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 5, 2018
Nye A, B, & C, 5th floor, Taubman Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Environment and Natural Resources Program (ENRP) at Harvard Kennedy School hosts a conversation about the challenges facing coastal cities due to the effects of climate change. Panelists will discuss adaptation strategies and resilience efforts across sectors and opportunities for community engagement.
Monday, November 5, 2018 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
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October 19, 2018
Room G125, Maxwell Dworkin, 33 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Harvard Office of Technology Development and the FAS Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, and presented in collaboration with the Harvard Physics Graduate Student Council, are pleased to welcome two esteemed speakers: Adria Wilson is Entrepreneurial Program Lead for Chain Reaction Innovations at Argonne National Laboratory in Illinois, and Andrew Takacs is Senior Manager for Business Development at Greentown Labs in Somerville, Mass. This talk may be of most value to those who are considering careers in a startup and/or who have created research innovations in the areas of energy, clean-tech, or sustainability.
Friday, October 19, 2018 -
11:00am to 12:30pm
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October 22, 2018
Nye Conference Center, Room A, Taubman 5th Floor, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Aditi Mukherji, International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD-Nepal); Coordinating Lead Author (CLA) for the Water Chapter in the Working Group II, IPCC 6th Assessment Report, will examine how the agriculture, groundwater, and electricity sectors in India are bound in an unsustainable nexus of mutual interdependence and policies for improvement.
Monday, October 22, 2018 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm
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October 30, 2018
ASEAN Auditorium, Tufts University, 170 Packard Ave., Medford
Join Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life for an engaging conversation with author, activist, and environmentalist Bill McKibben. Co-sponsored by the Tufts Office of Sustainability, the Environmental Studies Program, the Tufts Institute for the Environment, the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, and the Fletcher School’s Center for International Environment and Resource Policy.
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 -
6:15pm to 8:15pm
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November 1, 2018
Emerson Hall, Room 105, 25 Quincy St., Cambridge
The Program on Science, Technology & Society at Harvard Kennedy School presents "The Limits of Ethical A.I." with Joichi Ito, Director, MIT Media Laboratory. Discussion to follow with Joshua D. Greene, Professor, Department of Psychology, Harvard University; Nicco Mele, Director, Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School; and Martha Minow, 300th Anniversary University Professor, Harvard University; Former Dean, Harvard Law School. Moderated by Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies, Harvard Kennedy School.
Thursday, November 1, 2018 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
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October 19, 2018
LIVE WEBCAST
The Forum at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health presents a panel discussion with Wendy Jacobs, Director, Harvard Law School Emmett Environmental Law and Policy Clinic; Gina McCarthy, Director, C-CHANGE, and 13th Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency; William Ruckelshaus Strategic Director, Madrona Venture Group, and First and Fifth Administrator of the EPA; and Tom Udall, U.S. Senator, New Mexico. Moderated by Carolyn Beeler, Environment Reporter, PRI’s The World.
Friday, October 19, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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October 11, 2018
Cahner's Theater, Museum of Science, 1 Science Park, Boston
The Environmental League of Massachusetts along with other organizations from the environmental community will host a Gubernatorial Forum with Republican candidate Governor Charlie Baker and Democratic candidate Secretary Jay Gonzalez.
Thursday, October 11, 2018 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
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October 24, 2018
Samberg Conference Center, 7th Floor, Salons M & I, Morris and Sophie Chang Bldg, 50 Memorial Dr., Cambridge
For over a decade, the MIT Energy Initiative’s Fall Colloquium has brought the MIT community together to hear about an important area of energy research from a prominent thought leader. This year, Frances Beinecke will address the current clean energy trajectory for 2025 and delve into what will be required for the U.S. to meet its 2030 Paris Agreement commitments from advocacy, policy, and technology perspectives.
Wednesday, October 24, 2018 - 5:15pm
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October 2, 2018
Live Webcast
"How to Increase Bipartisan Leadership on Climate Change" with Bob Inglis, former U.S. Representative for South Carolina. Moderated by Gina McCarthy, Director of Harvard C-CHANGE.
Tuesday, October 2, 2018 -
12:00pm to 12:30pm
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October 11, 2018
Room Nye ABC, Taubman Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
In honor of Martin L. Weitzman, a symposium will be held with Keynote Speaker, William D. Nordhaus, Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University. Hosted by the Harvard Environmental Economics Program, with support from the Harvard University Center for the Environment and the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at Harvard Kennedy School.
Thursday, October 11, 2018 -
3:00pm to 5:30pm
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September 13, 2018
First Parish in Cambridge Unitarian Universalist, 3 Church St., Harvard Square, Cambridge
Join the Boston Area Solar Energy Association for "A Tale of Two Governors" with Mark Sandeen of MassSolar (solarisworking.org), who will lead us through this tale, our recent and significant energy policy history of what has been and what we are now in. Refreshments will be served.
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 7:00pm
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September 27, 2018
PBHA Shepard Room, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
The Harvard College Environmental Action Committee (EAC) seeks to help achieve a sustainable world and protect the environment for its human and non-human inhabitants. To this end, the EAC aims to raise the consciousness of Harvard’s students to the effect of their own actions on the environment and to their status as stewards of this planet’s resources. The group meets on a weekly basis to plan and discuss upcoming projects. 
Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 7:00pm
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November 29, 2018
PBHA Shepard Room, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
The Harvard College Environmental Action Committee (EAC) seeks to help achieve a sustainable world and protect the environment for its human and non-human inhabitants. To this end, the EAC aims to raise the consciousness of Harvard’s students to the effect of their own actions on the environment and to their status as stewards of this planet’s resources. The group meets on a weekly basis to plan and discuss upcoming projects. 
Thursday, November 29, 2018 - 7:00pm
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October 4, 2018
PBHA Shepard Room, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
The Harvard College Environmental Action Committee (EAC) seeks to help achieve a sustainable world and protect the environment for its human and non-human inhabitants. To this end, the EAC aims to raise the consciousness of Harvard’s students to the effect of their own actions on the environment and to their status as stewards of this planet’s resources. The group meets on a weekly basis to plan and discuss upcoming projects. 
Thursday, October 4, 2018 - 7:00pm
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December 6, 2018
PBHA Shepard Room, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
The Harvard College Environmental Action Committee (EAC) seeks to help achieve a sustainable world and protect the environment for its human and non-human inhabitants. To this end, the EAC aims to raise the consciousness of Harvard’s students to the effect of their own actions on the environment and to their status as stewards of this planet’s resources. The group meets on a weekly basis to plan and discuss upcoming projects. 
Thursday, December 6, 2018 - 7:00pm
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October 11, 2018
PBHA Shepard Room, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
The Harvard College Environmental Action Committee (EAC) seeks to help achieve a sustainable world and protect the environment for its human and non-human inhabitants. To this end, the EAC aims to raise the consciousness of Harvard’s students to the effect of their own actions on the environment and to their status as stewards of this planet’s resources. The group meets on a weekly basis to plan and discuss upcoming projects. 
Thursday, October 11, 2018 - 7:00pm
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September 13, 2018
PBHA Shepard Room, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
The Harvard College Environmental Action Committee (EAC) seeks to help achieve a sustainable world and protect the environment for its human and non-human inhabitants. To this end, the EAC aims to raise the consciousness of Harvard’s students to the effect of their own actions on the environment and to their status as stewards of this planet’s resources. The group meets on a weekly basis to plan and discuss upcoming projects. 
Thursday, September 13, 2018 - 7:00pm
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October 18, 2018
PBHA Shepard Room, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
The Harvard College Environmental Action Committee (EAC) seeks to help achieve a sustainable world and protect the environment for its human and non-human inhabitants. To this end, the EAC aims to raise the consciousness of Harvard’s students to the effect of their own actions on the environment and to their status as stewards of this planet’s resources. The group meets on a weekly basis to plan and discuss upcoming projects. 
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 7:00pm
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October 25, 2018
PBHA Shepard Room, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
The Harvard College Environmental Action Committee (EAC) seeks to help achieve a sustainable world and protect the environment for its human and non-human inhabitants. To this end, the EAC aims to raise the consciousness of Harvard’s students to the effect of their own actions on the environment and to their status as stewards of this planet’s resources. The group meets on a weekly basis to plan and discuss upcoming projects. 
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 7:00pm
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November 1, 2018
PBHA Shepard Room, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
The Harvard College Environmental Action Committee (EAC) seeks to help achieve a sustainable world and protect the environment for its human and non-human inhabitants. To this end, the EAC aims to raise the consciousness of Harvard’s students to the effect of their own actions on the environment and to their status as stewards of this planet’s resources. The group meets on a weekly basis to plan and discuss upcoming projects. 
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 7:00pm
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November 8, 2018
PBHA Shepard Room, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
The Harvard College Environmental Action Committee (EAC) seeks to help achieve a sustainable world and protect the environment for its human and non-human inhabitants. To this end, the EAC aims to raise the consciousness of Harvard’s students to the effect of their own actions on the environment and to their status as stewards of this planet’s resources. The group meets on a weekly basis to plan and discuss upcoming projects. 
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 7:00pm
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September 20, 2018
PBHA Shepard Room, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
The Harvard College Environmental Action Committee (EAC) seeks to help achieve a sustainable world and protect the environment for its human and non-human inhabitants. To this end, the EAC aims to raise the consciousness of Harvard’s students to the effect of their own actions on the environment and to their status as stewards of this planet’s resources. The group meets on a weekly basis to plan and discuss upcoming projects. 
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 7:00pm
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November 15, 2018
PBHA Shepard Room, 1 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
The Harvard College Environmental Action Committee (EAC) seeks to help achieve a sustainable world and protect the environment for its human and non-human inhabitants. To this end, the EAC aims to raise the consciousness of Harvard’s students to the effect of their own actions on the environment and to their status as stewards of this planet’s resources. The group meets on a weekly basis to plan and discuss upcoming projects. 
Thursday, November 15, 2018 - 7:00pm
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September 26, 2018
Austin East (Austin Hall 101), HLS, 1515 Mass Ave., 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.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
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October 17, 2018
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge
"Does Clean Air Increase the Demand for the Consumer City? Evidence from Beijing" with Matthew Kahn, University of Southern California; Cong Sun, Shanghai University of Finance and Economics; Jianghao Wang, Chinese Academy of Sciences; and Siqi Zheng, MIT.
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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October 31, 2018
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge
"Are Residential Electricity Prices Too High, Too Low, or Both?" with Severin Borenstein, University of California, Berkeley, and James Bushnell, University of California, Davis.
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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November 7, 2018
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge
"The Environmental Bias of Trade Policy" with Joseph Shapiro, University of California, Berkeley.
Wednesday, November 7, 2018 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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November 14, 2018
Land Lecture Hall (400), Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"Linking Heterogeneous Climate Policies (Consistent with the Paris Agreement)" with Michael Mehling, MIT; Gilbert Metcalf, Tufts University; and Robert Stavins, Harvard University. Reception to follow.
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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December 5, 2018
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge
"Prices versus Quantities Reassessed" with Larry Karp, University of California, Berkeley, and Christian Traeger, University of Oslo.
Wednesday, December 5, 2018 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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September 26, 2018
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge
“The Incidence of Coarse Certification: Evidence from the Energy Star Program” with Sebastien Houde, ETH Zurich.
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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October 3, 2018
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge
'Pass-Through as a Test for Market Power: An Application to Solar Subsidies" with Jacquelyn Pless, University of Oxford, and Arthur van Benthem, University of Pennsylvania.
Wednesday, October 3, 2018 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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October 10, 2018
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge
"Heat and Learning" with Joshua Goodman, Harvard University; Michael Hurwitz, College Board; Jisung Park, UCLA; and Jonathan Smith, Georgia State University.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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September 20, 2018
Geo Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
A lecture and book signing with Jeremy Jackson, Emeritus Professor of Oceanography, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Senior Scientist Emeritus, Smithsonian Institution. Followed by a discussion with Rebecca Henderson, Harvard Business School; John Holdren, Harvard Kennedy School; and Daniel Schrag, Harvard University Center for the Environment.
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 6:00pm
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September 17, 2018
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
"Multiple Carbons: Ontologies and Governance in the Climate Regime" with StefanSchäfer (Berlin IASS and Harvard STS).
Monday, September 17, 2018 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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November 19, 2018
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
"Investing in the Stars: The Astrology of Money and Markets in the Twentieth-Century United States" with Caley D. Horan (MIT, History).
Monday, November 19, 2018 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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November 26, 2018
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
"Survival of the Sexiest: NLP, EP, PUAs, and Other “Sciences” of Seduction on the Alt Right" with Moira Weigel (Harvard, Society of Fellows).
Monday, November 26, 2018 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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May 30, 2018
Sebastian's Cafe, Kresge Bldg, HSPH, 677 Huntington Ave., Boston
On May 30, the Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment (C-CHANGE) at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will host an event to officially launch its new center. We are excited to announce keynote speeches from John Kerry, former U.S. Secretary of State and Dr. John Holdren, former Science Advisor to President Obama and Director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy. They will join Gina McCarthy, C-CHANGE Director and former U.S. EPA Administrator, Dean Michelle Williams and Co-Directors Dr. Aaron Bernstein and Dr. Joseph Allen in giving remarks on our mission, strategies to broaden support for climate action and our goals.
Wednesday, May 30, 2018 -
1:00pm to 3:00pm
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April 19, 2018
Room BL-1, Weil Town Hall, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Arctic Initiative will host a seminar with Andri Snær Magnason, award-winning author of the book "Dreamland: A Self-Help Manual for a Frightened Nation," a longtime bestseller in Iceland, and documentary filmmaker. He will discuss how art -- literature, film, folklore -- can help us confront the realities of climate change.
Thursday, April 19, 2018 -
12:30pm to 1:45pm
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April 19, 2018
Wexner 434, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Harvard Environmental Economics Program (HEEP) is excited to present a lecture by Sue Biniaz.
Thursday, April 19, 2018 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
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April 16, 2018
Sperry Room, Andover Hall, HDS, 45 Francis Ave., Cambridge
A decade after "An Inconvenient Truth" brought climate change into the heart of popular culture comes the riveting follow-up that shows just how close we are to a real energy revolution. Vice President Al Gore continues his fight, traveling around the world training an army of climate champions and influencing international climate policy.
Monday, April 16, 2018 -
11:30am to 1:30pm
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April 3, 2018
Room L369, Belfer Center Library, Littauer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Join the Arctic Initiative for a lunch seminar with Tero Vauraste, Chair of the Arctic Economic Council and CEO of the Finnish specialized icebreaker company, Arctia Group. Vauraste will discuss the linkages between free trade, the environment, and security.
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:15pm
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April 16, 2018
Room 110, Barker Center, 12 Quincy St., Cambridge
The Environment Forum at the Mahindra Center presents a panel discussion featuring Indira Garmendia Alfaro, Chelsea GreenRoots; Kalila Barnett, Dudley Street Neighborhood Initiative; Trina Jackson, Mission Works; Robin Kelsey, Dean of Arts and Humanities, Harvard University; Tenbit Mitiku, Alternatives for Community and Environment; Ajantha Subramanian, Professor of Anthropology and of South Asian Studies, Harvard University; and Ami Zota, Environmental and Occupational Health, Georgetown University.
Monday, April 16, 2018 - 5:00pm
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March 30, 2018
Thompson Room, Barker Center, 12 Quincy St., Cambridge
2018 Folklore & Mythology Symposium with keynote speaker Tiffany Lethabo King, WGSS, Georgia State University. Hosted by Folklore & Mythology and The Office of the Provost, Harvard University.
Friday, March 30, 2018 (All day)
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April 4, 2018
Science Center Lecture Hall C, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Harvard University Center for the Environment and the WGBH Science Series NOVA invite you to a special sneak preview event featuring clips from upcoming NOVA film, DECODING THE WEATHER MACHINE. Followed by a discussion with Paula S. Apsell, NOVA Senior Executive Producer; Daniel Schrag, Harvard University; Ralph Keeling, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, University of California, San Diego; James McCarthy, Harvard University; Doug Hamilton, Writer, Producer, and Director of DECODING THE WEATHER MACHINE; and Caitlin Saks, Co-Producer of DECODING THE WEATHER MACHINE and Science Editor for NOVA.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 - 5:30pm
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March 31, 2018
Geological Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
Massachusetts Sierra Club Greater Boston Group and Biodiversity for a Livable Climate invite you this all-day conference focused on the importance of ecosystem health.
Saturday, March 31, 2018 (All day)
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April 10, 2018
66-110, 25 Ames Street, Cambridge, MA
The MIT Energy Initiative welcomes Bruno Verdini, Executive Director, MIT-Harvard Mexico Negotiation Program, who will draw on his extensive interviews with more than seventy high-ranking negotiators in the United States and Mexico to outline an approach by which government, private sector, and nongovernmental stakeholders can overcome grievances, break the status quo, trade across differences, and create mutual gains in high-stakes transboundary water, energy, and environmental negotiations.
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
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April 19, 2018
Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, GSD, 42 Quincy St., Cambridge
The Graduate School of Design presents a special lecture with Yvonne Cagle, NASA Astronaut and Family Physician.
Thursday, April 19, 2018 -
6:30pm to 8:00pm
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March 23, 2018
Haller Hall (102), Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Dept. of Earth and Planetary Sciences and the Harvard University Center for the Environment present a special seminar with Lawrence D. Meinert, former Director, Energy & Mineral Resources, U.S. Geological Survey.
Friday, March 23, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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March 28, 2018
The Institute of Politics, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
A Conversation with Edward O. Wilson, Pellegrino University Research Professor, Emeritus in Entomology at Harvard University, Author, The Origins of Creativity, Half-Earth: Our Planet’s Fight for Life, Two-time Pulitzer Prize Winner; Terry Tempest Williams, Writer-in-residence, Harvard Divinity School, Naturalist and Environmental Writer, Author, The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America’s National Parks; Jonathan B. Jarvis, Director, U.S. National Park Service (2009-2017), Executive Director, Institute for Parks, People and Biodiversity, University of California, Berkeley, Author, The Future of Conservation in America: A Chart for Rough Water; and moderated by Linda J. Bilmes, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, HKS, Member, National Park Service Advisory Board.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 - 6:00pm
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March 20, 2018
Marc Heng and Family Conference Room (Wex 102), HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Arctic Initiative hosts a seminar, "Is sustainable management of marine resources sufficient to meet increasing global demand for fish? The Icelandic story of relying on scientific policymaking to ensure sustainable fish stocks" with Mr. Jóhann Sigurjónsson, Iceland's Special Envoy on Ocean Affairs and a former Director General of Iceland's Marine Research Institute, discussing Icelandic resource management and science-based policy.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:15pm
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March 21, 2018
Haller Hall (102), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
Join the Planetary Health Alliance (PHA) for a discussion featuring women from around the world showcasing solutions at the intersection of global environmental change, human health, and social justice. Panelists include Kinari Webb, founder of Health In Harmony; Laura Stachel, founder of We Care Solar; and Fatima Ahmed, founder of Zenab for Women in Development. Professor Gina McCarthy, Director of the Harvard Center for Health and the Global Environment and former EPA Administrator; Tim Wirth, former US Senator and Vice-Chair of the United Nations Foundation; and Sam Myers, Director of the Planetary Health Alliance and Principal Research Scientist at HSPH, will moderate.
Wednesday, March 21, 2018 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
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March 9, 2018
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, 160 Packard Ave., Cambridge
Fletcher Arctic VII is a conference organized by the Fletcher Arctic Initiative that brings together high-level leaders working in business, governance, human rights, international law, and science from around the world to share insights, research, and engage in conversations on the pressing issues of a multi-disciplinary nature in the Arctic region.
Friday, March 9, 2018 (All day)
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March 9, 2018
Live webcast
Six months after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico, a panel of experts will assess persistent public health challenges on the island and the outlook for long-term recovery. Power restoration, health care coordination, and medical services delivery on the island are just some of the pressing issues the panelists will explore.
Friday, March 9, 2018 - 12:00pm
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March 20, 2018
Science Center Lecture Hall D, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Program on Science, Technology & Society at HKS presents "Open Society's New Enemies and the Assault on Truth" with Michael Ignatieff, President, Central European University, Budapest. Followed by a panel discussion featuring Rakesh Khurana, Danoff Dean of Harvard College; Marvin Bower Professor of Leadership Development, Harvard Business School; James T. Kloppenberg, Charles Warren Professor of American History, Harvard University; and Julie A. Reuben, Charles Warren Professor of the History of American Education.
Tuesday, March 20, 2018 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
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March 5, 2018
Loeb Library, Gund Hall, GSD, 48 Quincy St., Cambridge
Rhett Larson, Richard Morrison Fellow in Water Law; Associate Professor of Law at the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, Arizona State University, will evaluate the evolution of water law and its impacts on society through the history of the Los Angeles River, and offer a future for water law based on the martial arts philosophy of another iconic resident of Los Angeles: Bruce Lee.
Monday, March 5, 2018 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
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March 5, 2018
Allison Dining Room, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Join the Center for Public Leadership at HKS  for a discussion with Ecuadorian conservationist and former President of WWF, Yolanda Kakabadse. Ms. Kakabadse will join CPL Louis Bacon Senior Fellow in Environmental Leadership Rand Wentworth in conversation about her expansive cross-sector career in environmental policy and conservation.
Monday, March 5, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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March 6, 2018
Building 66, 110, MIT, 25 Ames St., Cambridge
This talk will examine the current state of clean energy innovation and implementation. Through explorations of household, city, and regional clean energy innovations and implementation efforts, Professor Daniel Kammen will both analyze successful innovation processes and identify the areas that need urgent action and targeted programs. A mixture of analytic and empirical studies will be used to explore what steps have worked and where dramatic new approaches are needed. Hosted by the MIT Energy Initiative.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 -
5:00pm to 6:00pm
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February 24, 2018
Boylston Hall, 5 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
Careers in Conservation is the Harvard College Conservation Society's annual conference, aimed at equipping college students with a passion for conservation work to pursue a career in this field. The conference features inspiring keynote speakers and panelists, engaging workshops on different aspects of conservation, and networking opportunities with local professionals, organizations, and other students.
Saturday, February 24, 2018 -
10:00am to 3:30pm
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March 7, 2018
Northwest B103, 52 Oxford St., Cambridge
HUCE invites you for a special lecture with John Leshy, Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of California, Hastings College of the Law; former Solicitor, U.S. Department of the Interior (Clinton Administration); and four-time visiting professor at HLS. With comment by Richard Lazarus, Howard and Katherine Aibel Professor of Law, HLS, and Terry Tempest Williams, Writer-in-Residence, HDS.
Wednesday, March 7, 2018 - 5:00pm
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February 27, 2018
Wexner Rm 332, HKS, 19 Eliot St., Cambridge
Join the HKS Arctic Initiative & the Belfer Center's Environment & Natural Resources Program for a seminar with journalist Elizabeth Arnold, former NPR Correspondent and current Shorenstein Center Fellow and Alice Rogoff, publisher of ArcticToday.
Tuesday, February 27, 2018 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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February 21, 2018
Darman Seminar Room, 1st Floor, Taubman Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Environment and Natural Resources Program's Arctic Initiative hosts a seminar with Joel Clement, former Director of the U.S. Department of the Interior's Policy Office, discussing risk and resilience of Arctic communities in the face of climate change.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018 -
12:30pm to 1:45pm
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February 16, 2018
Littauer Center, 1805 Cambridge Street, M16
"The Slaughter of the Bison and the Reversal of Fortunes on the Great Plains" with Donna Feir, Assistant Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, University of Victoria.
Friday, February 16, 2018 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
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February 12, 2018
E-19-319, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
e4Dev: Energy for Human Development presents their Spring Launch Event, "Lining the 'Right Pockets': Using economic insights to address the political challenges of development policy" with Professor Rohini Pande, Professor of Economics, HKS; Co-Director of the Evidence for Policy Design Initiative; Area Chair for International Development, HKS; Co-Chair, Political Economy and Governmental Group, J-PAL; Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research. Dinner will be served.
Monday, February 12, 2018 -
5:30pm to 6:30pm
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February 20, 2018
HGHI, 42 Church St., Cambridge
Join the Harvard Global Health Institute for a ‘work-in-progress’ research seminar featuring two talented students from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Kalé Kponee, HSPH, will present "Indoor Exposure to Volatile Organic Compounds and Associated Health Risks in the Niger Delta of Nigeria," and Patrick Kearns, HSPH, will present "How Epidemiology Can Solve Multiple Sclerosis - and Why Solving Autoimmunity Should be a Priority in Global Health." Open to all Harvard University students from all disciplines and of all levels graduate and undergraduate study.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
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February 12, 2018
Cabot 702, 170 Packard Ave., Medford
The Center for International Environment and Resource Policy at Tufts University presents "India's Coal Industry: History and Prospects" with Rohit Chandra, HKS.
Monday, February 12, 2018 -
12:30pm to 1:45pm
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February 8, 2018
Fainsod Room, 3rd Floor, Littauer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
William C. Clark, Harvey Brooks Professor of International Science, Public Policy and Human Development, will give a talk as part of M-RCBG's Business and Government Seminar Series. 
Thursday, February 8, 2018 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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February 12, 2018
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Harvard-China Project on Energy, Economy, and Environment, based at SEAS, will provide generous financial support for six Harvard undergraduates to spend the summer in China conducting research on China's energy and environmental future under the guidance of an English-speaking professor at a leading university, from June 15 to August 16, 2018. Join us for a Q&A session where Harvard-China Project staff and a participating Tsinghua University professor will be available to answer questions about the research assistantship program.
Monday, February 12, 2018 - 5:00pm
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April 23, 2018
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
"Once and For Now: The Science and Art of Ex Post Environmental Regulation" with Gregg Macey (Brooklyn Law School/Harvard STS).
Monday, April 23, 2018 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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April 16, 2018
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
"Becoming a Pathogen: On the Topology of Soil Disease in California’s Strawberry Industry" with Julie Guthman (Radcliffe Institute and UC Santa Cruz).
Monday, April 16, 2018 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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April 9, 2018
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
"The Good Seed: Braided Time and Meaning-Making on GM Seeds in India" with Ashawari Chaudhuri (MIT, HASTS).
Monday, April 9, 2018 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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April 2, 2018
CGIS South S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
"Alpine Dreams, Earthly Realities: Epochalism, Continuity, and Democracy in Imagining the Fourth Industrial Revolution" with Kasper Hedegård Schiølin (Harvard, STS Program).
Monday, April 2, 2018 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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March 26, 2018
Pierce 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Sex in the Age of Medical Jurisprudence: The Law and Science of Hermaphrodites in the 19th Century U.S." with Maayan Sudai, Harvard Law School.
Monday, March 26, 2018 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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March 19, 2018
CGIS South S250, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
"DNA and Divination: On Yearning For Genetic Deliverance" with Patricia Williams, Columbia Law School.
Monday, March 19, 2018 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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April 25, 2018
Room L-382, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Dietrich Earnhart, University of Kansas; Sarah Jacobson, Williams College; Yusuke Kuwayama, Resources for the Future; and Richard Woodward, Texas A&M University, will discuss "Variances: Regulatory Flexibility for Good or for Ill."
Wednesday, April 25, 2018 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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April 18, 2018
Room L-382, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Janhavi Nilekani, Harvard Kennedy School, will discuss "Driving Down Demand for Diesel: Does a Bus Driver Training and Incentive Program Increase Fuel Efficiency?"
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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March 28, 2018
Nye B-C, Taubman Bldg, 5th floor, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Cass Sunstein, Harvard Kennedy School; Sebastian Bobadilla-Suarez, Stephanie Lazzaro; and Tali Sharot, University College London, will discuss "How People Update Beliefs about Climate Change: Good News and Bad News." Jointly presented with HLS Behavioral Economics, Law, and Public Policy Seminar.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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February 28, 2018
Room L-382, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Joseph Aldy, Harvard Kennedy School, will discuss "Evaluating a Discretionary Safety Valve: The Economic and Environmental Impacts of Waiving Fuel Content Regulations in Response to Supply Shocks."
Wednesday, February 28, 2018 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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February 7, 2018
Room L-382, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Kenneth Gillingham, Yale University, and James Stock, Harvard Kennedy School, will discuss "Efficient Mitigation of Climate Change."
Wednesday, February 7, 2018 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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January 25, 2018
Room 123, Stata Center, MIT, 32 Vassar St., Cambridge
Join MIT Climate Action for a panel discussion on climate policy and carbon pricing in Massachusetts, featuring leading voices on the issue from politics and academia.
Thursday, January 25, 2018 - 6:00pm
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April 4, 2018
Chao 340, HBS, 25 Harvard Way, Boston
As CEO of NRG Energy (2003-2015), Crane attempted to turn the company into a major renewable energy provider. Now a Senior Operating Executive at Pegasus Capital Advisors, Crane will speak about business leaders’ role in affecting climate policy.
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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January 29, 2018
Cabot 702, The Fletcher School, 160 Packard Ave., Medford
"Who Pays to Save the Planet? A Sectoral Political Economy of Climate Change Mitigation" with Alexander Gard-Murray, a doctoral candidate in Politics at the University of Oxford, and a research affiliate with the Center for International Environment and Resource Policy at Tufts University's Fletcher School. 
Monday, January 29, 2018 -
12:30pm to 1:45pm
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January 31, 2018
Room L-382, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Kent Daniel, Columbia University; Robert Litterman, Kepos Capital; and Gernot Wagner, Harvard University, will discuss "Applying Asset Pricing Theory to Calibrate the Price of Climate Risk."
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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January 24, 2018
Room L-382, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Erich Muehlegger, University of California, Davis, and Richard Sweeney, Boston College, will discuss "Pass-Through of Input Cost Shocks Under Imperfect Competition: Evidence from the U.S. Fracking Boom."
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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January 24, 2018
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge
Discussion led by Joshua Horton, Harvard Kennedy School, on "Index-Based Insurance for Solar Geoengineering."
Wednesday, January 24, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 27, 2017
Taubman Bldg, Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center and Fisher Family Fellow at the Future of Diplomacy Project, Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall talks about energy diplomacy in a conversation with Nicholas Burns, Faculty Director of the Future of Diplomacy Project.
Monday, November 27, 2017 -
4:15pm to 6:00pm
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November 15, 2017
First Parish Church, 3 Church St., Cambridge
The Cambridge Forum, a non-profit organization based in Harvard Square, hosts "The War Against Science" with Joel Clement, Former Director of the U.S. Interior Department, who resigned from Trump administration in July; along with Professor John King, an oceanographer from the University of Rhode Island; and Andrew Rosenberg, Director for Science and Democracy at the U.C.S. The panel will discuss the climate policy and the government gagging of EPA scientists.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 7:00pm
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December 4, 2017
Emerson Hall, Room 105, 25 Quincy St., Cambridge
The STS Program at HKS presents a lecture by Sunita Narain, Centre for Science and Environment, New Delhi, and a panel discussion featuring Sunil Amrith, Mehra Family Professor of South Asian Studies, Harvard University; Jody Freeman, Archibald Cox Professor of Law and Director, Environmental Law Program, Harvard Law School; David S. Jones, A. Bernard Ackerman Professor of the Culture of Medicine, Harvard University, as part of the Science & Democracy Series.
Monday, December 4, 2017 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
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November 20, 2017
Cabot 702, The Fletcher School, 160 Packard Ave. Medford
Kevin Knobloch, who has more than 37 years of experience in public policy, government, advocacy and media, and who serves as Chief of Staff at the U.S. Department of Energy, will present "The Relationship Between Clean Energy/Climate Policy and Expanding Corporate Markets."
Monday, November 20, 2017 -
12:30pm to 1:45pm
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November 14, 2017
Haller Hall (102), Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Harvard University Center for the Environment invites you to a screening of Tidewater. The film explores the national security threats and economic opportunities associated with sea level rise. A panel discussion will follow featuring director and producer Roger Sorkin; Captain James Goudreau, Head of Climate and Energy, Novartis; and Peter Huybers, Professor, Earth and Planetary Sciences and of Environmental Science and Engineering, and Co-Director, HUCE.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 5:00pm
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November 14, 2017
Fisher Museum, Harvard Forest, 324 North Main St., Petersham
The Harvard Forest hosts Rand Wentworth, Louis Bacon Senior Fellow in Environmental Leadership, Harvard University. Conservation leadership has changed dramatically in the past 50 years. Today, the most effective leaders are geniuses at building relationships, teams, and coalitions. They gain power by giving it away. Drawing on the latest research from the HKS and the HBS, we will discuss the leadership practices that get proven results.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 6:30pm
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October 25, 2017
Askwith Lecture Room, Longfellow Hall, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge
Worldwide Week at Harvard showcases the remarkable breadth of Harvard’s global engagement. During Worldwide Week, Harvard Schools, research centers, departments, and student organizations will host academic and cultural events with global or international themes. Please join President Drew Faust and a panel of experts in a conversation about the future of cities.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:30pm
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October 23, 2017
Kresge Building Room G1, 665 Huntington Ave., Boston
Worldwide Week at Harvard showcases the remarkable breadth of Harvard’s global engagement. During Worldwide Week, Harvard Schools, research centers, departments, and student organizations will host academic and cultural events with global or international themes. Hosted by Harvard's Defeating Malaria: From the Genes to the Globe Initiative, join us for a lecture and panel on "The Effect Of Shifting Global Health & Climate Change Policies On Malaria Eradication."
Monday, October 23, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
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October 19, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business & Government at HKS hosts a panel discussion featuring Jody Freeman, Archibald Cox Professor of Law, HLS; Howell Jackson, James S. Reid, Jr. Professor of Law, HLS; and moderated by Joseph E. Aldy, Associate Professor of Public Policy, HKS.
Thursday, October 19, 2017 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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October 11, 2017
Lower Common Room, Adams House, 26 Plympton St., Cambridge
The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies invites you to a discussion on natural disaster recovery with Recupera Chile, a Harvard initiative started in 2011 that seeks to improve living conditions, well-being, and productivity in coastal communities in Chile that were devastated in 2010 by the earthquake and tsunami.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 -
9:00am to 1:00pm
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October 13, 2017
Live webcast at: ForumHSPH.org
Presented jointly with Reuters, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health invites you to "CLIMATE CHANGE: Responses from the Public and Private Sectors." Climate-related programs face challenges from federal regulation rollbacks and proposed spending cuts. In response, some members of the public and private sectors have stepped in, announcing various commitments to take action to curb climate change. What can cities, states, research institutions and businesses do to lead the way on climate change and to make the greatest impact on the environment and public health? A stellar panel of national, state, corporate and science leaders address the question in this upcoming Forum.
Friday, October 13, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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October 12, 2017
Allison Dining Room, Fifth Floor, Taubman Building, HKS
Learn how New England is leading the way in innovative clean energy financing, and what more can be done throughout the region to increase access to low-cost financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Join Bryan Garcia, Executive Director of the Connecticut Green Bank; Carter Wall, Managing Director, Franklin Beach Energy; Jeffrey Schub, Executive Director, Coalition for Green Capital; and the Honorable Paul Mark, Massachusetts State Representative, 2nd Berkshire District; as they discuss the promising future of green banks in New England. Ash Center faculty affiliate Edward Cunningham will moderate.
Thursday, October 12, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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October 18, 2017
FXB G-13, 651 Huntington Ave., HSPH, Boston
Hosted by the Center for Health and the Global Environment, this speaker series will introduce attendees to pressing issues and opportunities faced by cutting-edge business leaders that navigate the intersection of industry, government, public health, and sustainability. In this talk, Liz York, Associate Director of Quality and Sustainability at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will discuss "Lessons from Practice: Exploring the Relationship between Operational Efficiencies and Individual Health."
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 -
1:00pm to 1:50pm
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October 11, 2017
FXB G-13, 651 Huntington Ave., HSPH, Boston
Hosted by the Center for Health and the Global Environment, this speaker series will introduce attendees to pressing issues and opportunities faced by cutting-edge business leaders that navigate the intersection of industry, government, public health, and sustainability. In this talk, Tedd Saunders, CEO EcoLogical Solutions Inc., CSO The Saunders Hotel Group, Co-Owner The Lenox Hotel, will discuss "Greening Business and the Bottom Line."
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 -
1:00pm to 1:50pm
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October 4, 2017
Littauer 166, Harvard IOP, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Join Yohannes Abraham and Special Guest Brian Deese, former Senior Advisor to President Obama, for a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Paris Climate Agreement.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:45pm
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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
Richard Freeman, Ran Song, Harvard University; Wenquan Liang, Jinan University; and Christopher Timmins, Duke University will discuss “Willingness to Pay for Clean Air in China.”
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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