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Arboretum Solar Panels
Environment

Harvard Arboretum Installs More Than 1,000 Solar Panels

Harvard’s Arnold Arboretum is undertaking an ambitious sustainability initiative to install more than 1,000 solar panels near the Weld Hill Research Building, which houses affiliated scientists who conduct work in plant biology.

Climate Change at the IOP
IOP

Former President of Ireland Discusses Climate Change at Harvard IOP

Former President of Ireland Mary Robinson discussed the intersections of the science of climate change, feminism, and climate justice at a Harvard Institute of Politics event Tuesday evening.

Harvard Response to T9 Discrimination Lawsuit
Politics

WBUR Hosts Climate Change Panel With Harvard Business School

Boston public radio station WBUR hosted a panel discussion about strategies for combating climate change Monday evening at CitySpace in collaboration with Harvard Business School and the Boston University School of Business.

Robert Stavins Talking
Harvard Kennedy School

Robert Stavins Talking

Robert N. Stavins studies and teaches the field of environmental economics, which considers the impact of resource use on the environment.

Robert Stavins Portrait
Harvard Kennedy School

Robert Stavins Portrait

Robert N. Stavins is a professor at the Harvard Kennedy School and one of the world’s leading environmental economists.

Div School Tree
Harvard Divinity School

After Months of Student Protest, Harvard Divinity School Tree Chopped Down

After months of impassioned protest and community meetings, Harvard Divinity School’s storied oak tree near Andover-Harvard Theological Library was felled Friday morning.

Littauer
FAS

Harvard Economists Join Policy Proposal to Combat Climate Change

More than 3,300 economists, a number of whom are Harvard affiliates, signed the “Economists’ Statement on Carbon Dividends,” calling for a bipartisan climate change solution, the Climate Leadership Council announced last month. The statement is the largest of its kind, with a historic number of economists signing onto it, including 27 Nobel Laureates.

City Council Tree
City Politics

City Council Passes Legislation Protecting Trees in Cambridge

Cambridge City Council passed an amendment that will impose a one year moratorium on cutting down trees in the city as part of an ongoing conservation effort at its weekly meeting Monday. The ordinance bans permits for removing trees except in special circumstances, such as for trees classified as “dead” or “dangerous” by the city's arborist.

Environmental Discussion
College

Environmental Discussion

James H. Coleman ('21) responds to a discussion question about the Green New Deal, a political initiative designed to address climate change. Other discussion topics included intersectionality in environmentalism and media coverage of climate change.

Environmental Discussion
Student Groups

Students Pack Harvard College Women’s Center for Environmental Justice Discussion

Six different student groups hosted the event, in which participants discussed the challenges facing environmental justice activism on campus.

Environmental Discussion
College

Environmental Discussion

Julie S. Chung ('20) poses a question to the attendees of the Environmentalism as Social Justice discussion.

Climate Change
On Campus

Climate Change

A display reading "Climate is Global, Change is Local" sits in front of the Science Center.

Terry Tempest Williams
Harvard Divinity School

Terry Tempest Williams

Terry Tempest Williams offers closing remarks following the three speakers' presentations during the Wednesday evening event, "Taproot: Stories of Nature & Restoration."

Taproot
Harvard Divinity School

Taproot

Andrew Nalani, Prathima Muniyappa, and Stacy Bare speak at "Taproot: Stories of Nature & Restoration" on Wednesday evening at Harvard Divinity School.

Stacy A. Bare
Harvard Divinity School

Stacy A. Bare

Stacy A. Bare, Founder of Adventure Not War and National Geographic Adventurer, speaks about his experiences and connection to the outdoors Wednesday evening at Harvard Divinity School.

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