Events

    2021 Apr 09

    Responding to the Climate Change Crisis

    3:00pm to 4:30pm

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    Zoom

    As part of the Civil Disagreement Series, Rebecca Henderson, John and Natty McArthur University Professor, HBS; former Representative Francis RooneyNoël Bakhtian, Director of the Berkeley Lab Energy Storage Center; Julian Brave NoiseCat, Data for Progress; and Benji Backer, the American Conservation Coalition, will discuss how we—individuals, the US, and humanity—should attend to the crisis facing our planet.... Read more about Responding to the Climate Change Crisis

    2021 Apr 09

    The National Security Implications of the Emergence of Stratospheric Aerosol Injection Technologies from an American Perspective

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    This study group will explore both the specious notions and the realistic threats that derive from such a perspective and the policy implications that arise therefrom. The discussion will be led by Wake Smith, a Senior Fellow at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government at HKS.... Read more about The National Security Implications of the Emergence of Stratospheric Aerosol Injection Technologies from an American Perspective

    2021 Apr 08

    Student Climate Change Conference

    5:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    Join the Student Climate Conference for an action-oriented conversation with speakers from the Sunrise Movement, the Biden Administration, and Los Angeles Times climate journalist Rosanna Xia as they discuss "Legislating the Climate Crisis: A Reflection on Climate Action during Biden's First 100 Days in Office and Our Path Forward."... Read more about Student Climate Change Conference

    2021 Apr 08

    The Biden Administration’s First 100 Days: Undoing the Undoing of Environmental Protection Law

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    Professors Jody Freeman and Richard Lazarus will discuss how the Biden Administration has started to reverse the Trump Administration’s “undoing” of environmental regulation. This presentation is co-sponsored by the HLS Environmental and Energy Law Program and the Harvard University Center for the Environment.... Read more about The Biden Administration’s First 100 Days: Undoing the Undoing of Environmental Protection Law

    2021 Apr 05

    STS Circle

    12:15pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    Lisa Messeri, Yale, will present "Technological Terroir: Tracing the Cultivation of 'Tech' in Los Angeles."... Read more about STS Circle

    2021 Apr 02

    Philippe Tordoir: The Potential Role of Natural Gas in Electricity Generation

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    As part of the HKS M-RCBG Senior Fellow-led Study Group, Philippe Tordoir, Head of Acquisitions, Investments and Financial Advisory in charge of North America, Brazil, the Middle East, Africa and the regulated natural gas business in France for ENGIE, will present "The Potential Role of Natural Gas in Electricity Generation."... Read more about Philippe Tordoir: The Potential Role of Natural Gas in Electricity Generation

    2021 Mar 30

    The First 100 Days: A Conversation with Joe Aldy on Climate and Environmental Policy in the Biden Administration

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    Join the Center for Public Leadership for a discussion on climate policy with Joe Aldy, Professor of the Practice of Public Policy at HKS. Drawing on his experience with the 2008 presidential transition, Aldy will discuss the role of transition teams in the Biden administration.... Read more about The First 100 Days: A Conversation with Joe Aldy on Climate and Environmental Policy in the Biden Administration

    2021 Mar 29

    STS Circle

    12:15pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    Jeannette Estruth, Bard College, will present "Worker Coalitions in the Reagan-Era Silicon Valley."... Read more about STS Circle

    2021 Mar 25

    Adaptive Leadership and Climate Action

    12:00pm to 1:00pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    Join the Belfer Center for "Adaptive Leadership and Climate Action," a conversation with two HKS alums working to solve the climate crisis – in Brazil and the US, Natalie Unterstell is a change policy and negotiations expert working to save the Amazon, while Camila Thorndike is a climate organizer and National Director of Advocacy for Climate XChange.... Read more about Adaptive Leadership and Climate Action

    2021 Mar 24

    Dark Waters – The Business and Societal Impacts of Drinking Water Contamination

    4:30pm to 5:30pm

    Location: 

    Zoom

    Join HBS, Harvard Chan C-CHANGE, and Harvard OFS for a screening of Dark Waters and a faculty-led panel discussion aiming to make the Harvard community aware of the impacts of chemicals of concerns, such as per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), in our drinking water and how organizations can move away from the use of toxic “forever chemicals.”... Read more about Dark Waters – The Business and Societal Impacts of Drinking Water Contamination

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