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ENVR E-118C. Pursuing Sustainability in the Travel and Tourism Sector

Semester: 

Fall
  • Professor: Wendy Purcell
  • Term: Fall
  • Day: W
  • Time: 3:00-5:00PM, or on demand
  • School: Harvard Extension School
  • Course ID: 16642

Travel and tourism (T&T) accounts for over ten percent of global gross domestic product (GDP). However, its negative impacts on people and the planet require sustainability initiatives, which can be positioned as a strategic driver in a sector that has enormous potential to drive fulfilment of the United Nations sustainable development...

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LPCE 101. StudioLab on Creativity and Entrepreneurship

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Fall
  • Professor: Alain Viel
  • Term: Fall
  • Day: M, W
  • Time: 10:30-11:45 AM
  • School: Faculty of Arts and Sciences
  • Course ID: 218290

Will our new normal be a diminished or unimproved version of reality that simply happens to us, or can we enact change to create a “better normal”?

LPCE 101 pursues the creation of a “better normal.” Using an interdisciplinary exploration of the liberal arts, you will develop and apply transformative ideas to tackle today’s societal challenges, such as racial...

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HLS. Creating Electricity in the U.S.: Exploring the Tradeoffs

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Fall
  • Professor: Ari Peskoe
  • Term: Fall
  • Day: Th
  • Time: 1:45-3:45PM
  • School: Harvard Law School

In this reading group, we will explore historic and ongoing legal and policy debates about the fuels that power the US electric system. We will begin with efforts by the federal government to construct mega-dams in the first half of the twentieth century and continue to current controversies about rooftop solar. The fuels that generate electricity have implications for economic growth, local...

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LSTU E-123. Migration and Human Rights

Semester: 

Fall
  • Professor: Jacqueline Bhabha
  • Term: Fall
  • Time: O ndemand
  • School: Harvard Kennedy School
  • Course ID: 15712 

Migration is a central moral issue of our time and its impacts will alter our world throughout this century. It affects the lives of millions, unsettles established governments, creates sharply polarizing policy dilemmas, and posits far-reaching administrative, economic, and political challenges. This course focuses on distress migration, including refugee flight and other...

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SCI 6333. Water, Land-Water Linkages, and Aquatic Ecology

Semester: 

Fall
  • Professor: Timothy Dekker
  • Term: Fall
  • Day: Th
  • Time: 8:30-11:29AM
  • School: Graduate School of Design
  • Course ID: 200509

 This course will provide students with an understanding of water that will inform their professional approaches to landscape architecture, architecture, and planning, and contribute to protecting, improving, restoring, and sustaining water resources. Emphasis will be placed on both the science and the application of this science in designs for projects...

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SCI 6380. Working Landscapes: Natural Resiliency And Redesign

Semester: 

Fall
  • Professor: Steven Apfelbaum, Katharine Parsons, and Robert Zimmerman
  • Term: Fall
  • Day: W
  • Time: 12:00-2:45PM
  • School: Graduate School of Design
  • Course ID: 217861

Ecological principles and their application to design and planning will be emphasized. Topics will include coastal wetland development, sediment movement in estuaries and long-shore, natural disturbance regimes including coastal storms, flooding, and erosion. Applications of ecological principles for landscape design,...

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