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.... Read more about Arctic Security: Conflict Prevention in the High North
David Popp, Syracuse University; Francesco Vona, SciencesPo; Giovanni Marin, Universita di Urbino Carlo Bo; and Ziqiao Chen, Syracuse University will give a talk on "The Employment Impact of a Green Fiscal Push: Evidence from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act."... Read more about Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy
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."... Read more about Reimagining Capitalism in a World on Fire
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.... Read more about Arctic Permafrost Thaw: Science & Policy
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.... Read more about Climate, Biodiversity, Pandemics, and Justice: Converging Reasons for Alarm?