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organic landscaping

In spite of their “greenness”, lawns can be huge burdens on the environment. During summer try watering and mowing your lawn less often. You will conserve water, release fewer greenhouse gases, and save money. 

Dimensions of Sustainability

Harvard Kennedy School Professor William Clark on "the Dimensions of Sustainability."

Living Lab: Rethinking Campus Operations

In this video we explore how staff work every day at Harvard to reduce the environmental footprint of campus operations.

As part of the Harvard Kennedy School Sustainability Initiative (HKSSI) Earth Month activities, Marshall Ganz , senior lecturer in public policy at the Kennedy School’s Hauser Center , spoke to a diverse group from the greater Harvard...
Co-founders Victor Cruzate (left) and Andreas Birnik (right) If you’re like us at the Harvard Office for Sustainability you care about your carbon footprint and hope to make a difference in the fight against climate change. But if you’re...

A green tip from the facilities team at the Radcliffe Institue for Advanced Study

Harvard Law School students have prevailed in a two-year battle to lift restrictions on the installation of solar power in Mass.
If you wonder why worldwide scientific consensus hasn’t yet quashed climate change denial in the United States, a panel this week at Harvard Kennedy School offered an answer: It’s the politics, stupid. Persistent efforts to cast doubt on...