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The Empirical Case for a Plant Based Diet

"The Empirical Case for a Plant-Based Diet" presented by Matt Hayek, Fourth year PhD Student at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

There are no ifs, whys or butts about Harvard Kennedy School's new smoke-free policy. As of March 1, the entire HKS campus is smoke-free, meaning that smoking is prohibited inside any campus building or outside on HKS grounds, including the...
Researchers from several Harvard Schools and initiatives were instrumental in developing the City of Boston’s first Cyclist Safety Report released on May 15, 2013 by Mayor Tom Menino. The report examined four years of bicycle crash incident...
The Faculty of Arts and Science's Green Program recently screened the documentary "Forks Over Knives" as part of their monthly environmental brown bag lunch series. A documentary which explores harmful connections between eating processed foods and...
Light bulbs, hand-dryers, or chilled- and hot- water pumps rarely evoke dedicated interest or enthusiasm, but for Harvard’s building managers and facility leaders the energy and cost savings these technologies can deliver tend to inspire such...

We asked two Harvard bicyclist commuters, from the Harvard and Longwood campuses, to share their top ten tips on how to commute to work safely and efficiently. 

As a lab that takes sustainability seriously, it is important to integrate sustainable practices into purchasing and planning strategy. Use these helpful tips when thinking about purchasing for your lab.

In a rush between classes, practices, and other activities many students grab meals on the run from Harvard’s dining halls, consequently taking valuable reusable plates, cups, and silverware with them. Unfortunately, those dishes often go...
Universities play a vital role in supporting research and educating students to understand how chemistry and chemical design can affect health and sustainability. On Thursday, April 16, 2015 the FAS Green Program and the Department of Chemistry and...