Research & Teaching

Professor of the Practice of Public Policy at the Harvard Kennedy School
Harvard Kennedy School
Philip S. Weld Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Mallinckrodt Professor of Geophysics
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology; Curator of Vascular Plants in the Harvard University Herbaria
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Assistant Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences and Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Clarence James Gamble Professor of Biostatistics, Population and Data Science; Co-Director of the Data Science Initiative

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Robert P. Burden Professor of Meteorology

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Archibald Cox Professor of Law; Director, Environmental and Energy Law Program
Harvard Law School
Principal Research Scientist in Education
Harvard Graduate School of Education

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Professor of Economics and Decision Sciences; Director, Harvard Center for Risk Analysis
Harvard School of Public Health
John and Natty McArthur University Professor
Harvard Business School
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
Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences; Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences
Vasco McCoy Family Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry and Environmental Engineering
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Professor of Geochemistry
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Assistant Professor of Statistics and Affiliate in Computer Science 
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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John L. Loeb Associate Professor of the Natural Sciences; Co-Director of Graduate Studies, Earth and Planetary Sciences
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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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
Stonington Professor of Engineering and Atmospheric Science; Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

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Gordon McKay Professor of Atmospheric and Environmental Science
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Howard and Katherine Aibel Professor of Law
Harvard Law School
Professor of the Practice of Health and Human Rights; Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Harvard School of Public Health
Jassim M. Jaidah Family Director of the Environment and Natural Resources Program; Director of Environmental and Natural Resource Program; Senior Lecturer in Public Policy
Harvard Kennedy School
Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering and of Earth and Planetary Sciences
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Associate in Environmental Science and Engineering

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Lola England de Valpine Professor of Applied Mathematics, of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, and of Physics
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Harvard Medical School
Gordon McKay Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering and Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

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Assistant Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences and of Environmental Science and Engineering
Francis Goelet Professor of Medieval History; Chair, The Initiative for the Science of the Human Past at Harvard
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Gilbert Butler Professor of Environmental Studies; Chair, Harvard-China Project on Energy, Economy and Environment
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Senior Research Fellow in Chemistry-Climate Interactions; Co-Leader, Atmospheric Chemistry Modeling Group
School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

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Frank B. Baird, Jr. Professor of Science
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Professor of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Senior Research Fellow in Atmospheric Chemistry
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Principal Research Scientist, Planetary Health, Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health (HSPH); Director, Planetary Health Alliance
Harvard Medical School
Harvard School of Public Health
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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Powell M. Cabot Professor of American Literature
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Henry Charles Lea Professor of the History of Science; Affiliated Professor, Earth and Planetary Sciences
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Murray and Martha Ross Professor of Environmental Sciences; Chair, Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences; Harvard College Professor
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Professor of Statistics

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Mallinckrodt Professor of Engineering Sciences and Geophysics
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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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
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; Co-Chair of the Harvard Business School-Kennedy School Joint Degree Programs
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Harvard Kennedy School
Gordon McKay Professor of Environmental Chemistry
Harvard School of Public Health
Landon T. Clay Professor of Scientific Archaeology
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences
Pamela and Vasco McCoy, Jr. Professor of Oceanography and Applied Physics
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Lavine Family Professor of Humanitarian Studies at HSPH; Professor in the Department of Global Health and Population at HMS; Director, Harvard Humanitarian Initiative; Chairman, Brigham and Women's Hospital Department of Emergency Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Harvard School of Public Health
Senior Lecturer of Business Administration
Harvard Business School
Abbott Lawrence Rotch Professor of Atmospheric and Environmental Science; Associate, Harvard Forest
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Associate Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering
Harvard Faculty of Arts and Sciences

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Undergraduate research on the relationship between healthcare and the environment
September 17, 2020
This year, 92 undergraduate students were awarded research grants through the restructured Summer Undergraduate Research Fund.
September 9, 2020
By developing models of atmospheric circulation and tropical convection, Professor Kuang aims to improve the theoretical understanding of climate systems and practical forecasts of extreme weather.
May 21, 2020
Assistant Professor Marianna Linz discusses expanding her research scope and experimenting with different learning methods to make the greatest impact.
May 7, 2020
Young scholars come together to learn about the complexities of climate change from leading experts.
January 24, 2020
HUCE remembers Jim McCarthy for his remarkable contributions to biological oceanography and his dedication to teaching.
December 11, 2019
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 profile on Professor of Early American History Joyce Chaplin
May 24, 2016
A profile on Professor of Engineering and Atmospheric Science and Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology Frank Keutsch
May 24, 2016
A profile on Environmental Science and Engineering Professor Elsie Sunderland
May 24, 2016
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
Harvard faculty probe the nexus between environment, energy, and economic growth
June 9, 2014
Two decades later, pivotal Harvard School of Public Health Six Cities Study key in fight for clean air
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 Harvard climate scientists Peter Huybers, Zhiming Kuang, and Brian Farrell
June 17, 2013
Polling shows support for cleaner power supply, backyard environment
June 17, 2013
Activists and scholars debate the role of social movements in confronting climate issues
June 17, 2013
July 24, 2012
An interview with SEAS Dean Cherry A. Murray
November 17, 2011
November 15, 2011
A profile on the Graduate Consortium on Energy & Environment
May 13, 2011
February 25, 2011
May 26, 2010
January 31, 2010

Currently, education of how landscape architects, architects and planners can address climate crisis (CC) impacts are focused on resilience (the capacity to recover quickly from difficulties) and adaptation (addresses impacts of CC).

This course will consider the challenge of climate change and what to do about it. Students will be introduced to the basic science of climate change, including the radiation budget of the Earth, the carbon cycle, and the physics and chemistry of the oceans and atmosphere.

Course Requirements: Graduate Level Courses (300 and 3000) for E-SPCI Ph.D candidates only.

Course Requirements: Graduate Level Courses (300 and 3000) for E-SPCI Ph.D candidates only.

Course Requirements: Graduate Level Courses (300 and 3000) for E-SPCI Ph.D candidates only.

Course Requirements: Graduate Level Courses (300 and 3000) for E-SPCI Ph.D candidates only.

Course Requirements: Graduate Level Courses (300 and 3000) for E-SPCI Ph.D candidates only.

Course Requirements: Graduate Level Courses (300 and 3000) for E-SPCI Ph.D candidates only.

Course Requirements: Graduate Level Courses (300 and 3000) for E-SPCI Ph.D candidates only.

Course Requirements: Graduate Level Courses (300 and 3000) for E-SPCI Ph.D candidates only.

Course Requirements: Graduate Level Courses (300 and 3000) for E-SPCI Ph.D candidates only.

Introduction to earthquakes in the context of global tectonics, source mechanisms, types of natural and induced quakes. Faults in the field, dating earthquakes, materials of fault cores.

This seminar course will generally focus on recent advances in understanding the physical and chemical properties of minerals and melts at extreme pressures and temperatures, with implications for the properties, composition, formation, and evolution of Earth and planetary cores and mantles.

Attend a domestic or overseas geological field program of 3-6 weeks duration to learn methods of obtaining, synthesizing, and interpreting field observations.

This graduate research seminar combines machine learning with applications in the Earth and Planetary Sciences. The class will consist of literature review augmented with significant data curation and coding.

This is an introduction to Earth and Planetary science for EPS concentrators and an overview, for those outside the field, of the critical events and processes that have shaped the Earth’s evolution and its place in the solar system.

A comprehensive introduction to how the principles of mineralogy, phase equilibria, and the compositions of terrestrial and extraterrestrial materials are used to understand the evolution of the Earth and its resources.

From statistical to continuum mechanics. Geometry of motion. Strain, strain rate, polarity and nematicity. Vorticity. Conservation laws. Stress - passive and active. Symmetry, invariance and constitutive equations. Dimensional analysis and scaling.

Dimensional analysis. Basic elements of steady and unsteady thermal conduction and mass diffusion. Statics and dynamics of fluids. Buoyancy-stability and hydrostatics. Laminar viscous flows, potential flows, origin of lift, and basic aspects of boundary layers.

Course Requirements: Graduate Level Courses (300 and 3000) for E-SPCI Ph.D candidates only.

Introduction to the mechanics of fluids and solids, organized around earth and environmental phenomena. Conservation laws, stress, deformation and flow. Inviscid fluids and ocean gravity waves; Coriolis dominated large scale flows.

Statistical inference, deterministic and stochastic models of data, denoising and filtering, data, visualization, time series analysis, image processing, Monte Carlo methods.

Concepts and applications of chemical kinetics and thermodynamics for environmental science and engineering.

This course will provide students with an introduction to current topics in environmental science and engineering by providing: an overview of current environmental issues, critically evaluating their underlying science and knowledge limitations, and exploring the best-available engineering solut

Concepts and applications of chemical kinetics and thermodynamics for environmental science and engineering.

Notes: ESE 164 is also offered as E-PSCI 164. Students may not take both for credit.

Recommended Prep: Physical Sciences 11 or equivalent in general chemistry.

The purpose of this course is to develop understanding and guide student research of human and environmental systems. In class we will explore agriculture, conflict, and transmissible disease.

An introduction to the science of global warming/ climate change, meant to assist students to process issues that often appear in the news and public debates.

An introduction to the science of global warming/ climate change, meant to assist students to process issues that often appear in the news and public debates.

This course will explore the relationship between climate, environment and human evolution. How did hominins and other mammals adapt to global cooling and grassland expansion?

This course focuses on transportation's role in sustainability. We examine the interplay of transportation and the structure of society, including topics such as the economy, the environment, land use, politics, technology, funding, policy, and history.

Human induced climate change has the potential to alter the function of natural ecosystems and the lives of people on a global scale. The prospect lies not in the distant future but is imminent.

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

What is it about Earth that enables life to thrive? This question was reinvigorated with the 2016 ground-breaking discovery of a habitable planet around the nearest star, Proxima Centauri.

What one thing is changing everything in your lifetime—and for generations to come? It’s changing what you eat; it’s changing buildings you live in; and it’s changing politics, the arts, and finance. The change is accelerating.

This course focuses on the role of land conservation in advancing sustainability. It focuses on the applied tools and strategies used to identify and protect land in the United States and now increasingly applied around the world.

This course considers the challenge of climate change and what to do about it. Students are introduced to the basic science of climate change, including the radiation budget of the Earth, the carbon cycle, and the physics and chemistry of the oceans and atmosphere.

This course provides an introduction to the global hydrologic cycle and relevant terrestrial and atmospheric processes.

This course will take a hands-on approach to learning climate and atmospheric physics. Topics covered will include the Greenhouse effect, global scale atmospheric dynamics, synoptic meteorology and weather forecasting, and climate modeling.

This course will take a hands-on approach to learning climate and atmospheric physics. Topics covered will include the Greenhouse effect, global scale atmospheric dynamics, synoptic meteorology and weather forecasting, and climate modeling.

This course applies economic tools to understand the rationale, design, and evaluation of public policies focused on energy and environmental problems.

Humans are engineering the planetary environment with emerging technologies such as synthetic nitrogen fertilizers, geoengineering, and gene-drives—all of which offer new opportunities while posing new risks. What policies should guide the development of such technologies?

The impact of supply chains on an organization's overall greenhouse gas emissions is becoming an increasingly relevant topic as more and more companies outsource manufacturing, logistics, and other key functions to third parties.

This tutorial helps students develop an academically strong capstone proposal. It is mandatory for candidates in the Master of Liberal Arts, sustainability or development practicewho wish to register for ENVR E-599a in the 2020 spring term.

This tutorial helps students develop an academically strong capstone proposal. It is mandatory for candidates in the Master of Liberal Arts, sustainability who wish to register for the ENVR E-599 in the 2020 spring term.

This course is an introduction to the challenges involved in designing spacecraft for observation of Earth and exploration of other planets.

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.

We will explore the geochemical importance of cryptic, or “net-zero”, cycles in Earth surface process.  A classic example is the deep sedimentary methane cycle, in which the net energy source is organic matter and the net sink is sulfate.

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

The world needs leaders with the skills, courage and perseverance to fight for environmental health and a sustainable future.

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

There will be written and oral exercises throughout the semester. At the end of the semester, each team will submit a final paper that describes and analyzes the team’s project concept, feasibility, and implementation plan.

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

This course provides an introduction to the global hydrologic cycle and relevant terrestrial and atmospheric processes.

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.

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

Human induced climate change has the potential to alter the function of natural ecosystems and the lives of people on a global scale. The prospect lies not in the distant future but is imminent.

This course will examine future climate change in the context of Earth history, and then consider various strategies for what might be done to deal with it.

Physical and chemical processes determining the composition of the atmosphere and its implications for climate, ecosystems, and human welfare. Construction of atmospheric composition models. Atmospheric transport. Nitrogen, oxygen, and carbon cycles.

Physical concepts necessary to understand atmospheric structure and motion. Phenomena studied include the formation of clouds and precipitation, solar and terrestrial radiation, dynamical balance of the large-scale wind, and the origin of cyclones.

Introduction to the mechanics of fluids and solids, organized around earth and environmental phenomena. Conservation laws, stress, deformation and flow. Inviscid fluids and ocean gravity waves; Coriolis dominated large scale flows.

This course offers a comprehensive overview of gaseous and particulate air pollutants. It will emphasize pollutant sources, physical and chemical properties, sampling and analysis, chemical transformation, atmospheric transport, fate, and potential for adverse health and environmental impacts.

A combined introduction to geophysics and planetary sciences. This course serves as a bridge between introductory Earth science course EPS 10 and higher level geophysics and planetary sciences courses in EPS.

Is Earth one of many planets in an inhabited Universe, or is it the result of a low-probability accident? And what does the answer to that question tell us about humans’ relationship to our planet?

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. 

Note: Offered jointly with the Kennedy School as API-135.

Overview of the basic features of the climate system (global energy balance, atmospheric general circulation, ocean circulation, and climate variability) and the underlying physical processes.

Note: This course includes a weekly computer lab to be arranged.

From Mexico to India, San Francisco to Tokyo, natural disasters have shaped both the surface of our planet and the development of civilizations.

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 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.

Global change ecology is the line of scientific inquiry that integrates the responses of organisms, ecosystems, and their environments with changes in human activity and climate.

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.

An introduction to low temperature biogeochemistry. We will focus on key biogeochemical elements and look to understand the linkages between the biosphere, atmosphere and hydrosphere.

Graduate-level introduction to environmental modeling and data analysis: data visualization, statistical inference, Bayes Theorem, optimal estimation, adjoint methods, Monte Carlo methods, time series analysis, denoising; principles and numerical methods for chemical transport and inverse models.

The course covers climate dynamics and climate variability phenomena and mechanisms, and provides hands-on experience running and analyzing climate models, as well as using dynamical system theory tools.

Tropospheric and stratospheric gas and aerosol chemistry. Carbon, nitrogen, oxygen, and mercury cycles. Implications for climate change, air quality, ecosystems.

Physical concepts necessary to understand atmospheric structure and motion. Phenomena studied include the formation of clouds and precipitation, solar and terrestrial radiation, dynamical balance of the large-scale wind, and the origin of cyclones.

Human activity is changing the atmosphere and altering terrestrial marine ecosystems on a global scale. Evidence is mounting that these changes may already be having serious effects on human health, and there is growing concern that in coming decades the effects could be catastrophic.

November 24, 2020
Zoom
James Healy, HSPH; Saya Ameli Hajebi, Sunrise Movement; and David Hawkins, Natural Resources Defense Council, will give a talk.
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
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November 17, 2020
Zoom
Alzbeta Klein, International Finance Corporation, will give a talk.
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
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October 21, 2020
Zoom
As part of the series, Nick Obradovich, PhD, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin Germany, will present "Examining Day-to-Day Impacts of Climate."
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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October 29, 2020
Zoom
This event will focus on comparing and contrasting the EU and US directions to building just and climate-ready economies. Through workshops and a panel discussion, we aim to take a closer look at the two regions’ directions to achieve both economic growth and large-scale decarbonization.
Thursday, October 29, 2020 - 2:00pm to 3:30pm
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October 20, 2020
Zoom
Jean Rogers, Long-Term Stock Exchange, will give a talk. 
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
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October 21, 2020
Zoom
Paula Dobriansky, Former US Ambassador and FDP Senior Fellow; David Balton, former US Ambassador; and Fran Ulmer, former Chair of the Arctic Research Commission and Belfer Center Fellow, will examine key countries’ economic and national security interests in the Arctic region and the role of the rule of law in preventing conflict alongside critical questions of governance to balance environmental, economic, and security concerns.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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October 16, 2020
GoToWebinar
"A Little Goes a Long Way: The Importance of Trace SO2 in Remote Parts of the Atmosphere" with Andrew Rollins, NOAA.
Friday, October 16, 2020 - 12:00pm
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October 23, 2020
Zoom
Join the International Land Conservation Network for a conversation with Rand Wentworth, President Emeritus, Land Trust Alliance, Louis Bacon Senior Fellow in Environmental Leadership, and Adjunct Lecturer in Public Policy, HKS; Sadiya Muqueeth, Director of Community Health at the Trust for Public Land; and Carles Castell, Head of the Natural Areas Department, Barcelona Provincial Council and President Emeritus, EUROPARC—Spain.
Friday, October 23, 2020 - 9:15am to 10:45am
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October 22, 2020
Zoom
Join the Center for Public Leadership for a discussion on climate policy with Joseph Goffman, Executive Director of the Environmental & Energy Law Program at Harvard Law School.
Thursday, October 22, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 12, 2020
Zoom
James Healy, HSPH; Saya Ameli Hajebi, Sunrise Movement; and David Hawkins, Natural Resources Defense Council, will give a talk.
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
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November 12, 2020
Zoom
Alzbeta Klein, International Finance Corporation, will give a talk.
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
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November 10, 2020
Zoom
Bill McKibben, 350.org, will give a talk.
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
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November 12, 2020
Zoom
Rebecca Dell, ClimateWorks Foundation, will give a talk.
Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
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October 27, 2020
Zoom
Jennie Stephens, Northeastern University, will give a talk.
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
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October 16, 2020
Zoom
E. Edna Wangui, Associate Professor, Ohio University, will discuss her research on the gendered dimensions of rural development and rural livelihood change, environmental conservation, and climate change adaptation.
Friday, October 16, 2020 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
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October 21, 2020
Zoom
Join leaders in the energy and environment realms who will discuss how they are propelling their organizations forward, their biggest challenges, and their advice on how students can assist in taking on these challenges in speeding the transition to a sustainable and accessible clean energy economy.
Wednesday, October 21, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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October 15, 2020
Zoom
Join Harvard faculty, students, and alumni for a virtual cross-disciplinary conversation about their respective experiences with these systems and where they see opportunities for change.
Thursday, October 15, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:15pm
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October 14, 2020
Zoom
With fresh data from recent elections and mobilization experiments, voter turnout expert Nathaniel Stinnett will discuss the Environmental Voter Project's cutting-edge work identifying and mobilizing voters.
Wednesday, October 14, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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October 20, 2020
Online
Join MIT as they present "The Role of Research Universities and MIT's Climate Initiatives" as part of their Climate Action Symposia Series.
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
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October 7, 2020
Online
Join the DRCLAS Mexico City Office as they discuss "Changing the Game: Mexico and Global Agricultural Innovation in the 21st Century" as part of the 24 Hours of Harvard program.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
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October 7, 2020
Online
Join the DRCLAS Brazil Office as they discuss the bio-economy for the Amazon in "Amazon 4.0: Defining a Third Way for the Amazon" as part of the 24 Hours of Harvard program.
Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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October 20, 2020
Zoom
Tuesday, October 20, 2020 - 3:00pm
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December 15, 2020
Zoom
Tuesday, December 15, 2020 - 3:00pm
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October 27, 2020
Zoom
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 - 3:00pm
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October 13, 2020
Zoom
Tuesday, October 13, 2020 - 3:00pm
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November 3, 2020
Zoom
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 3:00pm
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November 10, 2020
Zoom
Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 3:00pm
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November 17, 2020
Zoom
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - 3:00pm
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November 24, 2020
Zoom
Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - 3:00pm
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December 1, 2020
Zoom
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - 3:00pm
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December 8, 2020
Zoom
Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - 3:00pm
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October 6, 2020
Zoom
Dan Chavas, Purdue University, will present "Using Imaginary Worlds to Understand Hurricanes on Earth." 
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 3:00pm
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October 18, 2020 to October 19, 2020
Online
Join the National Academy of Medicine for a two-day conference focused on "Confronting Urgent Threats to Human Health and Society: COVID‐19 and Climate Change."
Sunday, October 18, 2020 - 12:30pm to Monday, October 19, 2020 - 5:30pm
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October 9, 2020
Online
The Arctic Innovation Lab, organized by the Arctic Initiative at HKS, will feature students from the Arctic and across the globe presenting their work on ways to address challenges in the changing Arctic region, ranging from environmental issues to geopolitics.
Friday, October 9, 2020 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
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October 8, 2020
Zoom
Join the HKS Center for Public Leadership for a conversation with Joseph Aldy, HKS Professor of the Practice of Public Policy and former Special Assistant to the President for Energy and Environment, on "Environmental Policy After the Election."
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm
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October 2, 2020
GoToWebinar
"An Update on Ever-Changing Global Tropospheric Ozone Trends" with Owen Cooper, CIRES & NOAA.
Friday, October 2, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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October 6, 2020
Online
Join the Boston Area Sustainability Group for their presentation of "A Burning Question: Are Oil and Gas Companies Really Evolving?"
Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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October 1, 2020
Zoom
Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor, Harvard Business School and Co-chair, Harvard University Presidential Committee on Sustainability, will discuss her book "Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire." 
Thursday, October 1, 2020 - 6:00pm to 7:00pm
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September 29, 2020
Zoom
Zeljka Fuchs-Stone, Director of the Climate and Water Consortium at New Mexico Tech, will present "Overview and Highlights of Field Project OTREC." 
Tuesday, September 29, 2020 - 3:00pm
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September 25, 2020
Zoom
This session focuses on a warming-driven phenomenon—the rapid thawing of Arctic permafrost—that is contributing simultaneously to the most vexing of Arctic warming’s impacts both in the region and around the world, and will target experts and non-experts who are interested in understanding the science and policy issues at the heart of this widely underestimated facet of the global climate-change challenge.
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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October 8, 2020
Online
Learn how animals are impacted across continents and within oceans and how species will be impacted by climate change in a panel discussion moderated by Elizabeth Stephenson, Marine Conservation Action Fund, NEAQ with speakers Shannon Walajtys, IFAW; Jason Donofrio, The Ocean Foundation; and Nikhil Advani, World Wildlife Fund.
Thursday, October 8, 2020 - 2:00pm
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September 21, 2020
Zoom
This workshop, during Climate Week, will explore the attitudes and motivations that prevent people from supporting actions to decarbonize and identify strategies, including effective communication, to use when engaging climate skepticism.
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm
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September 21, 2020
Zoom
Daniel P. Schrag, Sturgis Hooper Professor of Geology, Harvard FAS, will address the science and forecasting of climate change and Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor, HBS, will discuss the business case for building a just and climate-ready economy.
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 4:30pm to 5:30pm
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October 19, 2020
Zoom
Noah Walker-Crawford, Social Anthropology, University of Manchester, will give a talk on "The Politics of Personhood in Climate Change Litigation."
Monday, October 19, 2020 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
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October 26, 2020
Zoom
Meg Perret, History of Science, Harvard FAS, will present "Climate Change Creates Female Super-Race": Male Extinction, Endangered Turtles & Coral Reef Collapse."
Monday, October 26, 2020 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
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November 2, 2020
Zoom
Ben Hurlbut, Center for Biology and Society, ASU, will present "Can't Stop Progress: Inevitability as Authorization in the Politics of Genome Editing."
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
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November 9, 2020
Zoom
Noelle Eckley Selin, MIT, and Henrik Selin, Boston University, will present "Mercury Stories: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Analyzing Sustainability Challenges."
Monday, November 9, 2020 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
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November 16, 2020
Zoom
JoAnne Yates, MIT, and Craig Murphy, Wellesley, will give a talk on "The Evolving Interface between Voluntary Standards and Government Regulation in the US and Europe."
Monday, November 16, 2020 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
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November 23, 2020
Zoom
Daniel Hirschman, Sociology, Brown, will present "The Costs of Climate Change."
Monday, November 23, 2020 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
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September 28, 2020
Zoom
Whitney E. Laemmli, History, Carnegie Mellon, will present "'Alien Gesticulations': Movement Science in Germany, 1928-1936."
Monday, September 28, 2020 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
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November 30, 2020
Zoom
Jayita Sarkar, Diplomatic History, Boston University, will give a talk on "Ploughshares and Swords: Technopolitics and Geopolitics in India's Nuclear Program."
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
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October 5, 2020
Zoom
Andre Uhl, Visual Studies, Harvard FAS, will present "Shifting Baselines—Artificial Intelligence and the Ethical Singularity."
Monday, October 5, 2020 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
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September 21, 2020
Zoom
Janet A. Vertesi, Sociology, Princeton, will present "Shaping Science: Organizations, Cultures, and Decision-Making on NASA's Teams."
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
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September 18, 2020
Zoom
Interested in the circular economy and passionate about sustainability? Come join an interdisciplinary group of students across the Harvard Kennedy, Business, Engineering, and Design Schools in organizing a series of virtual conference sessions that rethinks how to make circularity both competitive and sustainable.
Friday, September 18, 2020 - 8:00pm
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November 9, 2020
Zoom
Cameron Hepburn, University of Oxford, will present "Will COVID-19 Recovery Packages Accelerate or Retard Progress on Climate Change?".
Monday, November 9, 2020 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm
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November 16, 2020
Zoom
Brenda Mallory, Southern Environmental Law Center, will discuss "Clean Energy Priorities in the Southeast."
Monday, November 16, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 23, 2020
Zoom
Suzi Kerr, Environmental Defense Fund, will present "Climate Teams: Generating Large-Scale Supply of High-Integrity International Units."
Monday, November 23, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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September 21, 2020
Zoom
Peter Green, NREL, will present "Transitioning to a Low Carbon and Resilient Energy System of the Future: Key Challenges and Opportunities."
Monday, September 21, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 30, 2020
Zoom
Daniel Stuart, HKS, will present "Designing the Next Generation of Federal Clean Energy Tax Credits."
Monday, November 30, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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September 28, 2020
Zoom
Anthony Leiserowitz, Yale University, will discuss "Climate Change and the American Mind."
Monday, September 28, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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September 14, 2020
Zoom
Leah Stokes, UC Santa Barbara, will present "Short-Circuiting Policy: Interest Groups and the Battle over Clean Energy and Climate Policy in the American States."
Monday, September 14, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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October 5, 2020
Zoom
Ted Nordhaus, The Breakthrough Institute, will present "In Defense of Muddling: Why Climate Advocates Should Take Their Victories Where They Can Find Them."
Monday, October 5, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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October 19, 2020
Zoom
"Solar Climate Intervention: The Case for Research and Options for Assessment and Decision-Making" with Dan Bodansky, Arizona State University.
Monday, October 19, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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October 26, 2020
Zoom
Spencer Dale, BP, will present "What Do (and Don’t) We Know About the Global Energy System in Net Zero?".
Monday, October 26, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 2, 2020
Zoom
"Thawing Permafrost: A Local and Global Disaster" with John Holdren, HKS.
Monday, November 2, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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September 17, 2020
Zoom
Interested in the circular economy and passionate about sustainability? Come join an interdisciplinary group of students across the Harvard Kennedy, Business, Engineering, and Design Schools in organizing a series of virtual conference sessions that rethinks how to make circularity both competitive and sustainable.
Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 12:00pm
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September 23, 2020
Zoom
Join the Harvard Alumni Association in conversation with Bruno Carvalho, Professor of Romance Languages and Literatures and African and African American Studies, Co-Director of the Harvard Mellon Urban Initiative, Affiliated Professor in Urban Planning and Design at the Graduate School of Design; Samuel Myers, Principal Research Scientist, Planetary Health, Exposure, Epidemiology, and Risk Program, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Director, Planetary Health Alliance; and Caro Park, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Wednesday, September 23, 2020 - 1:00pm
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September 8, 2020
Zoom
Join the Harvard Project on Climate Agreements for a virtual forum with Joseph E. Stiglitz, who will present "Why We Need More Than a Carbon Price."
Tuesday, September 8, 2020 - 9:00am to 10:00am
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September 15, 2020
Online
Join Living on Earth in conversation with Sam Myers, HSPH, as he discusses "Planetary Health: Protecting Nature to Protect Ourselves."
Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 7:00pm
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September 25, 2020
Online
Join the Climate Adaptation Forum and their panel of national leaders to explore climate change communication and framing efforts across the political spectrum.
Friday, September 25, 2020 - 10:00am to 1:15pm
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May 22, 2020
WEBINAR
The latest installment of Bridging the Virtual Gap: Connecting Climate Optimists in Times of Crisis, a webinar series produced by Climate XChange. 
Friday, May 22, 2020 - 3:00pm to 4:00pm
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May 26, 2020
WEBINAR
The Harvard Alumni for Climate and the Environment invites you to celebrate the Harvard Class of 2020 and inspire graduates to take bold climate action. Six to ten graduating Harvard undergraduate and graduate students will talk about their novel and big idea for how we should combat the climate crisis (think PechaKucha talk meets the i-Lab). Students will be asked to share their one big idea in a 3-4 minute talk during a Zoom Webinar with current students, fellow graduates, and the broader Harvard community.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 5:00pm
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April 23, 2020
WEBINAR
Join the Tufts Environmental Studies Program, the Office of Sustainability, the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning, the Tufts Institute of the Environment and the Center for International Environment & Resource Policy to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day with a special edition of the Hoch Cunningham Environmental Lecture Series.
Thursday, April 23, 2020 - 12:00pm
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April 22, 2020
Webinar
As part of Earth Week 2020 at UMass Boston, join David Cash, Dean, John W. McCormack Graduate School of Policy and Global Studies, UMass Boston and Rebecca Herst, Director, Sustainable Solutions Lab, UMass Boston in a discussion on the emerging lessons learned from responses to the COVID-19 pandemic and how we can leverage those lessons in addressing climate change.
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 - 12:00pm
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April 13, 2020
Zoom Webinar
George Baker, Senior Lecturer at Harvard Business School and Visiting Professor at HUCE, will be speaking on "The Integration of Renewables on the Grid: The Role of Transactive Energy Management."
Monday, April 13, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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April 10, 2020
Zoom Webinar
Julia Smachylo, Harvard GSD, will discuss research on forest stewardship policies in the province of Ontario, and how they have shifted away from a reliance on public initiatives to tax incentives for private property owners.
Friday, April 10, 2020 - 12:15pm to 1:15pm
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April 18, 2020
Virtual Conference
Join the Student Climate Change Conference group in commemorating the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day as they discuss concrete actions towards combating climate change with keynote speakers Bill McKibben, climate activist and Founder of 350.org, and Pat Brown, CEO of Impossible Foods. 
Saturday, April 18, 2020 - 12:00pm to 3:00pm
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April 2, 2020
WEBINAR
Care deeply about the Amazon Rainforest but not sure where to start? Dive into action at the i-lab IdeaJam. At this workshop, you’ll learn Design Thinking brainstorming techniques to begin to build tangible solutions for preserving the Amazon. The prompts that you’ll learn to generate innovative thinking can be used to reframe any problem you encounter. Harvard ID holders only.
Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
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April 7, 2020
WEBINAR
Are you interested in action you can take on a local, state, and national level while you are stuck at home? Are you concerned about what might be developing at your town meeting or what is happening to the climate bills at the statehouse? Join the Mass Climate Action Network for a webinar on how you can continue participating in climate action and organizing your communities during this time.
Tuesday, April 7, 2020 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
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April 24, 2020
WEBCAST
Carlos Nobre, Brazil’s leading expert on the Amazon and climate change, discusses the Amazon forest fires and the impact of both local and global politics in the fight to save our planet. Hosted by the MIT Center for International Studies (CIS) and MIT Brazil Program.
Friday, April 24, 2020 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
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March 13, 2020
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"The Tropospheric Ozone Assessment Report (TOAR): Accomplishments, Open Questions and New Frontiers" with Owen Cooper, CIRES/NOAA.
Friday, March 13, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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March 9, 2020
Goldman Room, Adolphus Busch Hall, 27 Kirkland St., Cambridge
This presentation will focus on the proposed European Green Deal and examine how this proposal in conjunction with the American Green New Deal, which was endorsed and adopted by several prominent US policymakers, offers opportunities to avert a global climate crisis. Panelists will discuss the goals and approaches of each proposal, what they can learn from one another, and what the agenda for collaboration should be moving forward.
Monday, March 9, 2020 - 9:15am to 10:30am
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March 26, 2020
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
A Harvard-China Project Research Seminar with Jianxiong Sheng, Research Scientist, Center for Global Change Science, MIT.
Thursday, March 26, 2020 - 3:30pm to 4:45pm
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March 11, 2020
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge
"The Peculiar Ethics of Solar Geoengineering" with Stephen M. Gardner, Professor of Philosophy and Ben Rabinowitz Endowed Professor of the Human Dimensions of the Environment, University of Washington, Seattle.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020 - 12:00pm
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March 4, 2020 to March 5, 2020
Day 1: GUND 110, GSD, 48 Quincy St., Cambridge & Buckminster's Cafe, SEAS, 11 Oxford St., Cambridge | Day 2: Wexner 434B, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
As part of a series of pre-events leading to the first Circular Economy Symposium at Harvard, join HCES for an opportunity to meet Katie Whalen, creator of the 'In the Loop' game, which uses experiential learning techniques to illustrate broad issues of resource management and the circular economy.
Wednesday, March 4, 2020 (All day) to Thursday, March 5, 2020 (All day)
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March 6, 2020
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Satellite-based Constraints on Aerosol, Aerosol Precursor, and Greenhouse-gas Emissions: Applications and New Inverse Modeling Techniques" with Daven Henze, University of Colorado Boulder.
Friday, March 6, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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February 28, 2020
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"The Role of Stratospheric Composition Feedbacks in the Climate Response to Anthropogenic Greenhouse-gas Emissions" with Gabriel Chiodo, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (IAC-ETH).
Friday, February 28, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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March 12, 2020
T-520 Allison Dining Room, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
​Cheryl LaFleur, former Chair and Commissioner, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, will give a talk. Hosted by the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at HKS.
Thursday, March 12, 2020 - 11:45am to 1:00pm
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February 29, 2020
Harvard Graduate School of Design, 48 Quincy St., Cambridge
A student-organized conference at the Harvard Graduate School School of Design that will focus on how to bring about these necessary transformations in the form of a Green New Deal. The Conference will feature a lecture by Elizabeth Yeampierre, Executive Director of UPROSE, and panel discussion with leading activists, academics, and practitioners. Additionally, there will be and multiple workshops, group tables, and a book signing for A Planet to Win with co-author Alyssa Battistoni.
Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 9:00am to 6:00pm
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March 9, 2020
Room 414AB, Rubenstein Building - David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Fran Ulmer, HKS Arctic Initiative Senior Fellow, will be presenting on “Geopolitical Implications of the Rapidly Changing Arctic.”
Monday, March 9, 2020 - 11:45am to 1:00pm
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March 30, 2020
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Jay Apt, Carnegie Mellon University, will discuss “Is PJM Procuring Too Much Reserve Generation?”
Monday, March 30, 2020 - 11:45am to 1:00pm
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March 2, 2020
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"Four Strategies to Address Climate Change and Reduce Damage: A Conceptual Model" with John Deutch, Institute Professor Emeritus at MIT's Department of Chemistry.
Monday, March 2, 2020 - 11:45am to 1:00pm
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February 24, 2020
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Michael Catanzaro, Partner at the CGCN Group, will present "Energy and Environmental Policy in the 21st Century: Who will Decide, Congress or the Administrative State?"
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 11:45am to 1:00pm
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March 30, 2020
GSD, Gund Hall Piper Auditorium, 48 Quincy St., Cambridge
Stefanie Hessler, curator and writer, and Armin Linke, photographer and filmmaker, will present “Prospecting Ocean: Artistic Research in the Oceanic Anthropocene.”
Monday, March 30, 2020 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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February 26, 2020
Office of Career Services, 54 Dunster St., Cambridge
The food industry is changing! Student-scientists, entrepreneurs, social scientists, and policymakers see that the alternative protein space is an arena where they can make a positive impact. The field spans many diverse disciplines, from tissue or chemical engineering to synthetic biology, from economics to data science. Attend this panel discussion to hear from alumni and others in this rapidly growing field and learn how you can make an impact! Harvard students and alumni only.
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
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February 25, 2020
Office of Career Services, 54 Dunster St., Cambridge
A changing climate is dramatically affecting many sectors and organizations, and opportunities to work within this field are varied. Attend this discussion to hear from panelists working in diverse industries and job functions related to the environment in nonprofit, corporate, and government settings. Registration required. Harvard students and alumni only.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
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February 27, 2020
Geo Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
B. L. Turner II, Regents Professor and Gilbert F. White Professor of Environment and Society, School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning and the School of Sustainability, Arizona State University, will examine the complex social and environmental conditions that affected Maya societies.
Thursday, February 27, 2020 - 6:00pm
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February 26, 2020
The Coolidge Room, Ballou Hall, 1 The Green, Medford
Adnan Amin, Senior Fellow, HKS, will discuss "Geopolitical Implications of a Rapidly Accelerating Energy Transition."
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
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February 13, 2020
Room 306, Rubenstein Bldg, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Elizabeth Arnold, Chair and Professor of Journalism, University of Alaska, and former NPR national correspondent, will address new ways to improve climate change coverage.
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 11:45am to 1:00pm
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February 6, 2020
MIT Energy Initiative, E19-319, 400 Main St., Cambridge
"Feasible alternatives to Green Growth" with Tiziano Distefano, Research Fellow, University of Pisa, Italy.
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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February 7, 2020
Porter Square Books, 25 White St., Cambridge
Porter Square Books welcomes Alyssa Battistoni, Thea Riofrancos, and Daniel Aldana Cohen, co-authors of "A Planet to Win," for a reading and discussion.
Friday, February 7, 2020 - 7:00pm to 10:00pm
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February 24, 2020
Geo Museum 102, Haller Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
Ylona van Dinther, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, will give a talk. Title TBA.
Monday, February 24, 2020 - 12:00pm
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March 9, 2020
Geo Museum 102, Haller Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
Laura Kreidberg, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics, will present "Big Steps Toward Small Worlds: Exoplanet Atmosphere Characterization in the Next Decade and Beyond."
Monday, March 9, 2020 - 12:00pm
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March 16, 2020
Geo Museum 102, Haller Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
Rick Aster, Colorado State University, will give a talk. Title TBA.
Monday, March 16, 2020 - 12:00pm
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March 30, 2020
Geo Museum 102, Haller Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
Sukyoung Lee, Penn State University, will give a talk. Title TBA.
Monday, March 30, 2020 - 12:00pm
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February 10, 2020
Geo Museum 102, Haller Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
Bruce Anderson, Boston University, will give a talk. Title TBA.
Monday, February 10, 2020 - 12:00pm
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February 6, 2020
M-RCBG Conference Room (B-503), HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
A presentation by Wake Smith, M-RCBG Senior Fellow, followed by comments and discussion from the floor.
Thursday, February 6, 2020 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
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February 14, 2020
Pierce 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
An Atmospheric & Environmental Chemistry Seminar with Douglas R. Worsnop, Aerodyne Research, Inc., INAR (Physics), University of Helsinki.
Friday, February 14, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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February 13, 2020
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston
Join C-Change for the first symposium to bring together the leading health institutions around Greater Boston to tackle the effects of the climate crisis on clinical practice.
Thursday, February 13, 2020 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
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February 3, 2020
Geo Museum 102, Haller Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
Jenny Suckale, Stanford, will present "The Causes and Consequences of the Large Uncertainty in Near-term Sea-level Rise."
Monday, February 3, 2020 - 12:00pm
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January 31, 2020
Pierce Hall (100F), 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Biogenic VOC Emission Modeling Frontiers on Local, Regional and Global Scales" with Alex Guenther, University of California, Irvine.
Friday, January 31, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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January 17, 2020
Pierce Hall (100F), 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Jhoon Kim, Yonsei University, will discuss "New Era of Air Quality Monitoring from Space: Geostationary Environment Monitoring Spectrometer (GEMS)."
Friday, January 17, 2020 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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April 15, 2020
WEBINAR
Zdenka Myslikova, The Fletcher School, Tufts University, will discuss "Acquaintances and Partners: Linkages and Networks in Energy Technology Innovation."
Wednesday, April 15, 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm
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January 29, 2020
Cheryl A. Chase Center, 200 Packard Ave., Medford
Bill Moomaw, CIERP Founder, Professor Emeritus at The Fletcher School, will present "Responding to the Climate Emergency: Technology or Ecosystem Based Approaches?"
Wednesday, January 29, 2020 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm
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March 3, 2020
Museum of Science, 1 Science Park, Boston
Join the Museum of Science for an evening devoted to the social, economic, and environmental effects of sea level rise in Boston.
Tuesday, March 3, 2020 - 6:30pm to 9:00pm
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February 29, 2020
MIT Building 4, 182 Memorial Dr. (Rear), Cambridge
Join the Union of Concerned Scientists for a science advocacy summit focused on exploring the statewide landscape of clean energy and transportation and teaching communication and advocacy tools to shift policy toward stronger climate action.
Saturday, February 29, 2020 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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February 25, 2020
MIT Wong Auditorium, 2 Amherst St., Cambridge
Join MIT for the fourth of six Climate Action Symposia, Economy-wide Deep Decarbonization, which will focus on pathways to scalable, affordable low- to no-carbon fuels; the role of biofuels, hydrogen, and long-term energy storage; and large-scale capture of carbon dioxide and gigaton-scale utilization.
Tuesday, February 25, 2020 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
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January 15, 2020
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge
"The Tibetan Plateau and East Asian Banded Precipitation" with Inez Fung, Professor of Atmospheric Science, Department of Earth & Planetary Science, Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, University of California, Berkeley.
Wednesday, January 15, 2020 - 12:00pm
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December 12, 2019
Room 369, Littauer Bldg, Belfer Center Library, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Harvard students, staff, faculty, fellows, and affiliates are invited to join the Intelligence Project for a seminar with General (ret) James R. Clapper, former Director of National Intelligence.
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
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December 6, 2019
Pierce Hall, 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Charbel Afif, Associate Professor, Saint Joseph University in Beirut, Lebanon, will present "Air Pollution in the East Mediterranean and the Middle East: Current Status and Future Work."
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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December 3, 2019
Sever Hall 213, 25 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
Join the Harvard Data Science Initiative and Steve Sain, Jupiter Intel, for a talk about his career in data science and the estimation of coastal flood risk.
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
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December 3, 2019
Harvard i-lab, 125 Western Ave., Boston
Join the Harvard Innovation Labs for an IdeaJam centered on the preservation of the Amazon Rainforest.
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm
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December 5, 2019
Room 3-174, MIT, 77 Mass Ave., Cambridge
Join the MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative for the world-premiere screening of "Mining the Deep Sea," a film about deep-sea mining produced by John Freidah, followed by a panel discussion with experts from the film.
Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 5:00pm to 7:00pm
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November 18, 2019
Mugar 200, Mugar Hall, 160 Packard Ave., Medford
The Climate Puzzles for Diplomats series is hosting a special session, Climate and Advocacy, with a multidisciplinary panel of students with experience in advocacy in various fields. Together, they will discuss the forms that advocacy in climate takes.
Monday, November 18, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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November 21, 2019
Room 3–270, MIT, 33 Mass Ave., Cambridge
Climate reporters Kendra Pierre-Louis, New York Times, and Lisa Song, ProPublica, will discuss the media’s role in illuminating environmental issues, promoting environmental justice and ethics, and the future of climate journalism. Beth Daley, Editor and General Manager for The Conversation, will moderate.
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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November 14, 2019
Simons IMAX Theatre, New England Aquarium, 43 Central Wharf, Boston, MA
Laura Robinson, Professor of Geochemistry, University of Bristol, will present "Deep Sea Corals and Their Climate Secrets."
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm
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November 21, 2019
Room 008, Barnum Hall, 163 Packard Ave., Medford
Paul Mayewski, University of Maine; Susan Solomon, MIT; and Paul Berkman, Tufts University, will each give a presentation and sit for a panel to reflect on their research experiences in Antarctica.
Thursday, November 21, 2019 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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November 14, 2019
Haller Hall (102), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Airborne Infrared Remote Sensing Observations of the Solar Corona and Terrestrial Atmosphere" with Jenna Samra from Center for Astrophysics, Harvard & Smithsonian.
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 10:30am
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November 19, 2019
Science Center Hall C // Cabot Science Library, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge
Naomi Oreskes, Professor, Harvard History of Science, Harvard SEAS, will give a lecture followed by a book signing of her latest book, "Why Trust Science?"
Tuesday, November 19, 2019 - 6:00pm
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November 13, 2019
BioLabs Lecture Hall (1080), 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge
HUCE, The Nieman Foundation, and C-CHANGE invite you for a discussion with journalist and filmmaker John D. Sutter about the BASELINE documentary series, an unprecedented look at the climate crisis, checking in with four locations every five years until 2050.
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 5:30pm
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November 6, 2019
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Join the Environment and Natural Resources Program (ENRP) for a conversation with David Festa, Senior Vice President of Ecosystems at the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF), about what it takes to build climate resilience.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
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November 21, 2019 to November 22, 2019
Wong Auditorium, 2 Amherst St., Cambridge
The MIT Water Summit is a two-day conference hosted annually by MIT Water Club. The purpose of the event is to bring together leaders from academia, government, nonprofits, NGOs and industry to discuss the greatest challenges and opportunities in the water sector.
Thursday, November 21, 2019 (All day) to Friday, November 22, 2019 (All day)
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November 14, 2019
Pierce 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Faan Chen, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard-China Project, will present "Driving and the Built Environment: Is Transit-Oriented Development Effective in Shanghai?"
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:45pm
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October 28, 2019
Haller Hall (102), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Regional Predictions of Extreme Precipitation under Climate Change: A Role for Both Dynamical Understanding and Machine Learning" with Professor Paul O'Gorman, MIT.
Monday, October 28, 2019 - 12:00pm
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November 6, 2019
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge
Katherine Ricke, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, will present "A Solar Geoengineering and Global Income Inequality Paradox."
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 6, 2019
Robinson Hall, History Department Conference Room, 35 Quincy St., Cambridge
Megan Black, Assistant Professor, Department of International History, London School of Economics, will present "Undermining Rights: Transnational Environmental Justice and Indigenous Activism across Settler States."
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 3:45pm to 6:00pm
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November 20, 2019
Allison Dining Room, Taubman Bldg, 5th Floor, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Jesse Reynolds, Emmett/Frankel Fellow in Environmental Law and Policy, School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles, will present "Linking Solar Geoengineering and Emissions Abatement Policies: Strategically Resolving an International Climate Policy Dilemma."
Wednesday, November 20, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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October 29, 2019
Room 332, Littauer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Join the Arctic Initiative for an engaging and illuminating conversation with three indigenous leaders: Gunn-Britt Retter, Head of Arctic and Environmental Unit of the Saami Council; Deenaalee Hodgdon, Brown University student and indigenous activist; and Raina Thiele, Founder and President of Thiele Strategies.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
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October 29, 2019
Crowe Room, The Fletcher School, Tufts University, 160 Packard Ave., Medford,
Join the Fletcher School for a conversation about climate and gender, featuring panelists Alex McAuliff, Dipali Anumol, and Kinsey Spears with moderators Zdenka Myslikova and Rishi Bhandary.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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October 23, 2019
Kresge 202, Harvard School of Public Health, 665 Huntington Dr., Boston
Health, Law & Climate Justice for Youth: A Fireside Chat with Julia Olson of Our Children’s Trust.
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 4:30pm to 6:00pm
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November 14, 2019
LIVE WEBCAST ForumHSPH.org
This Forum event, co-hosted by T.H. Chan HSPH and Reuters, will convene a dynamic panel of former governors, who will share their unique insights into the challenges of leadership and natural disasters. What does it take to prepare, respond and rebuild? What roles do the public, local and state officials and emergency responders play? What is the intersection between economies and disasters? And what climate change considerations need to be understood?
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 6, 2019 to November 8, 2019
MIT Samberg Conference Center, DR 1&2, 50 Memorial Dr., Cambridge
“Modelling Plastics in the Oceans: What is happening? What can we do about it?” is a three-day workshop organized by the ESI Plastics & the Environment Program and the World Universities Network.
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 (All day) to Friday, November 8, 2019 (All day)
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October 29, 2019
Wong Auditorium, Bldg E51, MIT, 2 Amherst St., Cambridge
The second of six symposia will address societal impacts and policy challenges of climate change; adaptations that could limit economic damages and national security risks; and potential solutions to overcome domestic and international political hurdles for addressing climate change and reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Tuesday, October 29, 2019 - 4:00pm to 7:00pm
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October 24, 2019
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
A Harvard-China Project Research Seminar with Fengkui Duan, Associate Professor at the School of Environment, Tsinghua University, China.
Thursday, October 24, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:45pm
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November 7, 2019
Longfellow Hall 319, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge
Join the Graduate School of Education for a workshop featuring a role-playing exercise of the UN climate change negotiations.
Thursday, November 7, 2019 - 6:00pm to 8:30pm
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November 13, 2019
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge
Frank Keutsch, Stonington Professor of Engineering and Atmospheric Science and Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard, will discuss "Stratospheric aerosol: uncertainties in current understanding and implications for solar geoengineering."
Wednesday, November 13, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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October 16, 2019
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge
Ulrike Lohmann, ETH Zurich Department of Environmental Systems Science, will present "Cirrus Seeding: Understanding the Complicated Little Sister of Stratospheric Geoengineering."
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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October 4, 2019
Room 369, Littauer Bldg, Belfer Center Library, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Each year the Belfer Center's Arctic Initiative sends a delegation of students to attend the world’s largest Arctic gathering, the Arctic Circle Assembly. This year, after a competitive application process, four students were selected to represent Harvard at the Arctic Innovation Lab. Come and hear their presentations before they leave for Iceland to pitch their ideas for a changing Arctic. 
Friday, October 4, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
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October 25, 2019
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Alex Archibald, University of Cambridge, will give a talk on "Unravelling the Role of Chemistry in Atmospheres."
Friday, October 25, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 1, 2019
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Armin Sorooshian, University of Arizona, will present "Aerosol-Cloud-Precipitation Interactions: Findings from Recent Field Campaigns and Introduction to the NASA ACTIVATE Mission."
Friday, November 1, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 8, 2019
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Bryan N. Duncan, NASA, will present "Pushing the Limits of Satellite Data for Tropospheric Composition Research and Applications."
Friday, November 8, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 15, 2019
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Organics in the Atmosphere: Insights from Holistic Metrics of Mass and Reactivity" with Colette L. Heald, MIT.
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 22, 2019
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Havala Olson Taylor Pye, US EPA, will present "Nitrogen oxide modulations of PM2.5 from monoterpenes."
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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October 11, 2019
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Meng Wang, University at Buffalo, will present "Environmental Exposure Modeling for Air Pollution in Epidemiological Studies: The Advancement from Local to National Scale."
Friday, October 11, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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October 7, 2019
Hall Hall (102), Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences presents "Air Pollution in the Short and Long Term: Integrating Science and Policy Analysis to Inform Action” with Noelle Eckley Selin, Department of Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences, MIT.
Monday, October 7, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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October 21, 2019
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge
The David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies presents a panel discussion featuring Tasso Azevedo, General Coordinator, SEEG Network and MapBiomas, and Affiliated Scholar, Brazil Lab, Princeton University; Beto Veríssimo, Co-founder, Imazon, Director, Amazon Center for Entrepreneurship, and Affiliated Scholar, Brazil Lab, Princeton University; Gina McCarthy, former U.S. EPA Administrator, Director, C-CHANGE (Center for Climate, Health and the Global Environment) at HSPH. Moderated by Daniel Schrag, Harvard University Center for the Environment.
Monday, October 21, 2019 - 11:00am
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October 15, 2019
Geo Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Harvard Project on Climate Agreements, Harvard’s Center for International Development, and Harvard University Center for the Environment invite you for a lecture by Lord Nicholas Stern, IG Patel Professor of Economics and Government; Chair of the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment, London School of Economics.
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 - 5:00pm
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October 18, 2019
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 North Main St., Petersham
Mariano Amoroso, Argentinean National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), will present "Forest Dynamics and Disturbance History Along Environmental Gradients in the Andean-Patagonian Forests."
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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November 15, 2019
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 North Main St., Petersham
Steward Pickett, Plant Ecologist, Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies, will present "New Ideas for the Urban Century: Conserving City and Country."
Friday, November 15, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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November 22, 2019
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 North Main St., Petersham
"Mistletoes: Evolution, Form and Function" with Luiza Teixeira-Costa, Harvard University Herbaria. 
Friday, November 22, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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December 6, 2019
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 North Main St., Petersham
Mariano Amoroso, Argentinean National Scientific and Technical Research Council (CONICET), will give a talk on “Forest Dynamics and Disturbance History Along Environmental Gradients in the Andean Patagonian Forests.”
Friday, December 6, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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October 11, 2019
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 North Main St., Petersham
Soumaya Belmecheri, National Science Foundation, will discuss "Epic Pluvial Modulates the Physiological Response of Temperate Forests to Rising CO2."
Friday, October 11, 2019 - 11:00am to 12:00pm
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October 16, 2019
MIT Building 62, E62-276, 3 Ames St., Cambridge
"The Optimum Allocation of Available Budget to Joint Climate Control Mechanisms" with John Deutch, Institute Professor, Department of Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 5:15pm to 6:15pm
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October 4, 2019
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Quantifying Upstream and Downstream Emissions from Oil and Natural Gas" with Brian McDonald, NOAA.
Friday, October 4, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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September 27, 2019
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Cloud and Chemistry Processes Affecting Atmospheric Composition" with Mary C. Barth, National Center for Atmospheric Research.
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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October 10, 2019
Northwest Labs B103, 52 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Harvard University Center for the Environment invites you for a special lecture by one of the world's authorities on the melting of glaciers and ice caps as a warning of rising global temperatures, Lonnie Thompson, Distinguished Professor of Geologic Sciences; Senior Research Scientist, Byrd Polar and Climate Research Center, The Ohio State University.
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 5:00pm
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September 30, 2019
HUCE Seminar Room 429, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge
A panel discussion with speakers Marianna Linz, Assistant Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering and of Earth and Planetary Sciences; Jadwiga Richter, Scientist III, Climate and Global Dynamics (CGD) Laboratory, NCAR; Steven Wofsy, Professor of Atmospheric and Environmental Science, Harvard SEAS; and Frank Keutsch, Professor of Engineering and Atmospheric Science and Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology, Harvard SEAS, which will address the bigger picture of solar geoengineering research, including both technical and political risks associated with the field.
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
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March 20, 2020
Room 095, Building E51, 2 Amherst St., Cambridge
Karen Sayer, Leeds Trinity University, will discuss "Thinking Forward Through the Past–Requiem for the Farm Animal."
Friday, March 20, 2020 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
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October 18, 2019
Room 095, Building E51, 2 Amherst St., Cambridge
Joyce Chaplin, Department of History, Harvard University, will present "Climate in Words and Numbers: How Early Americans Recorded Weather in Almanacs."
Friday, October 18, 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
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October 11, 2019
Room 095, Building E51, 2 Amherst St., Cambridge
Kate Brown, MIT, will present "The Great Chernobyl Acceleration."
Friday, October 11, 2019 - 2:30pm to 4:30pm
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October 1, 2019
Haller Hall (102), Geo Museum, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge
Tanja Bosak, Associate Professor of Geobiology, MIT, will discuss "Reconstructing the Record of Oxygenic Photosynthesis on the Early Earth."
Tuesday, October 1, 2019 - 1:00pm
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September 30, 2019
Haller Hall (102), Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Dept. of Earth & Planetary Sciences presents "Multi-decadal Variability in the North Atlantic Jet Stream, Its Connection to Ocean Variability and the Implications for Decadal Prediction" with Isla Simpson, National Center for Atmospheric Research.
Monday, September 30, 2019 - 12:00pm
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September 23, 2019
Haller Hall (102), Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Dept. of Earth & Planetary Sciences presents "Carbon Processing in Aquatic Critical Zones: Biogeochemical Challenges in the 21st Century" with Thomas Bianchi, Professor and Chair in Geological Sciences, University of Florida.
Monday, September 23, 2019 - 12:00pm
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September 25, 2019
Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge
Join the GSAS Student Center Arts Fellows for a special screening of the arthouse film Anthropocene to coincide with the U.N. Climate Action Summit. 
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 - 7:00pm
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October 3, 2019
Pierce 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Siqi Zheng, the Samuel Tak Lee Associate Professor of Real Estate Development and Entrepreneurship in the MIT Department of Urban Planning, and the Faculty Director, MIT Future City Lab, will present "Social Costs of Air Pollution in China."
Thursday, October 3, 2019 - 3:30pm to 4:45pm
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September 26, 2019
Room B-500, Bell Hall, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Suh-Yong Chung, Korea University, will present as part of the Harvard Project on Climate Agreements seminar series.
Thursday, September 26, 2019 - 4:15pm to 5:30pm
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September 17, 2019
HUCE Seminar Room 429, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge
Humor, like geoengineering, is about the clash between what is and what could be. In this unconventional, interactive session, researcher-turned-humanitarian Pablo Suarez and illustrious cartoonist Bob Mankoff will engage participants in exploring how the power of intelligent humor can be harnessed to support learning and dialogue about difficult issues. Lunch will be provided, RSVP requested to contact provided.
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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September 20, 2019
UMass Club, 32nd Floor, 1 Beacon St., Boston
As part of the EBC/UMass Boston Climate Adaptation Forum, keynote speaker Gina McCarthy, former EPA Administrator and Director of Harvard C-CHANGE, will discuss how climate change is impacting public health
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 7:15am to 11:45am
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October 30, 2019
Geo Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
David Keith, Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics, SEAS; Professor of Public Policy, HKS, will describe the simple physics underlying the climate’s response to stratospheric aerosols, the risks, and the trade-offs among solar geoengineering, carbon removal, and emissions reductions in this public lecture hosted by the HMNH.
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 6:00pm
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September 16, 2019
Mezzanine (Cabot 310), The Fletcher School, 160 Packard Ave., Medford
Rotate from table to table to talk with four Woods Hole scientists about their research projects.
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:45pm
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October 2, 2019
Kresge Auditorium W16, 48 Mass Ave., Cambridge
Kerry Emanuel and Susan Solomon, MIT, will be kicking off the Climate Action Symposia Series by presenting on "Progress in Climate Science."
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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September 28, 2019
Hunnewell Building, 125 Arborway, Boston
Susan Israel, AIA, LEED AP, President and Founder, Climate Creatives, will lead a workshop to allow participants to creatively work through responses to climate change.
Saturday, September 28, 2019 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
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September 16, 2019
Haller Hall (102), Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences presents a lecture by Miki Nakajima, University of Rochester NY. Title TBA.
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 12:00pm
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September 11, 2019
Belfer Center Library (Room 369), Littauer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Join the Arctic Initiative for an insightful lunch with Greenland's Minister of Education, Culture, Church and Foreign Affairs, Ane Lone Bagger, about how Greenland is responding to the shifting dynamics in the Arctic as climate change is transforming the island and the waters surrounding it, opening up the region to the outside world.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 - 12:15pm to 1:30pm
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September 20, 2019
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Light-Absorbing Impurities in Snow: Origins, Radiative Processes, and Climate Impacts" with Mark Flanner, University of Michigan.
Friday, September 20, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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September 13, 2019
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Air Quality, Heterogeneous Chemistry and Odd Oxygen: New Insights into Urban Winter from Recent Aircraft Campaigns" with Steven S. Brown, NOAA/University of Colorado.
Friday, September 13, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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September 6, 2019
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Wildfire, Megadrought, and Climate Change in Western North America" with A. Park Williams, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University.
Friday, September 6, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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September 16, 2019
Maxwell Dworkin G115, 33 Oxford St., Cambridge
Throughout his career, Agassiz Professor of Biological Oceanography Jim McCarthy has blended his scientific curiosity about life in the oceans with his commitment to a broader public understanding of human impacts on the Earth system. In honor of his 75th year, and in recognition of his many contributions to science, to education, and to the assessment of climate change as a global challenge, HUCE invites you to join Jim along with five visionary leaders in science and policy for a discussion of the future of the oceans and the Earth. 
Monday, September 16, 2019 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
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October 2, 2019
Room L-382, 79 JFK Street, HKS, Cambridge
Megan Bailey, Harvard University, will discuss “U.S. Carbon Pricing and Inefficient Coal.”
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 - 4:15pm to 5:30pm
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October 16, 2019
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge
Geoffrey Heal and Wolfram Schlenker, Columbia University, will discuss "Coase, Hotelling, and Pigou: The Incidence of a Carbon Tax and CO2 Emissions.”
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - 4:15pm to 5:30pm
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October 23, 2019
Room L-382, 79 JFK Street,HKS, Cambridge
Clare Balboni, MIT, will discuss “In Harm’s Way? Infrastructure Investments and the Persistence of Coastal Cities.”
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 4:15pm to 5:30pm
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October 30, 2019
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge
Yongjie Ji, Iowa State University; David Keiser, University of Massachusetts; Catherine Kling, Cornell University, will discuss “Temporal Reliability of Welfare Estimates from Revealed Preferences.”
Wednesday, October 30, 2019 - 4:15pm to 5:30pm
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November 6, 2019
Room L-382, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Soren Anderson, Michigan State University; Ioana Marinescu, University of Pennsylvania; Boris Shor, University of Houston will discuss “Can Pigou at the Polls Stop the U.S. Melting the Poles?”
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 4:15pm to 5:30pm
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December 4, 2019
Room L-382, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Patrick Behrer, Harvard University, will discuss “Raising Wages, Raising Pollution: Unintended Environmental Consequences of Anti-Poverty Programs."
Wednesday, December 4, 2019 - 4:15pm to 5:30pm
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September 18, 2019
Room L-382, 79 JFK Street, HKS, Cambridge
Hunt Alcott, New York University, will discuss "Behavioral Economics and Public Policy."
Wednesday, September 18, 2019 - 4:15pm to 5:30pm
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May 8, 2019
Pfizer Hall, 12 Oxford St., Cambridge
Science in the News (SITN) invites you for a discussion on how the rapid changes to our climate have altered the landscape of Earth’s colder regions – and how the millions of people living there are affected.
Wednesday, May 8, 2019 - 7:00pm to 9:00pm
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May 1, 2019
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge
A roundtable discussion with Tapio Schneider, Caltech; Dan Schrag, Harvard University; Paul O’Gorman, MIT; and Raffaele Ferrari, MIT, as part of the Harvard Crimson Climate Workshop.
Wednesday, May 1, 2019 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm
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April 30, 2019
Haller Hall (102), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
Tapio Schneider, Caltech, will give a talk as part of the Harvard Crimson Climate Workshop.
Tuesday, April 30, 2019 -