David Keith

David Keith

Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics
Professor of Public Policy
Director, Harvard's Solar Geoengineering Research Program
David  Keith

Research Interests

David Keith has worked near the interface between climate science, energy technology, and public policy for twenty-five years. Best known for his work on the science, technology, and public policy of solar geoengineering, David led the development of Harvard's Solar Geoengineering Research Program. He took first prize in Canada's national physics prize exam, won MIT's prize for excellence in experimental physics, and was one of TIME magazine's Heroes of the Environment. David is a Professor at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences and Harvard Kennedy School, and founder of Carbon Engineering, a company developing technology to capture CO2 from ambient air.

Related Publications

Please visit: http://keith.seas.harvard.edu/allpublications/

Environmental Courses

  • APPHY 346. Interdisciplinary Dissertation Research
  • IGA 403M. Policy for an Engineered Planet
  • IGA 408. Climate Disruption: Emerging Topics in Policy, Politics, and Technology of Climate Change
  • ESPP 90K. Applied Environmental Policy Analysis: Air Pollution, Solar Geoengineering and Environmental Justice



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