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This is third in a series of stories about Harvard’s engagement in Latin America. MANAUS, Brazil — Walking along a path in the Amazon rainforest, several overheated travelers come across a copper-colored brook rippling under a mossy...
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.

On November 27, the Green Office Program passed an exciting milestone: our first green office at the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences received Leaf One certification. The driving force behind the certification of the Office of Student...
Ten Harvard employees were honored at the 2013 Harvard Heroes ceremony for their commitment and contribution to Harvard’s sustainability goals. As part of Harvard’s ongoing effort to institutionalize sustainability into the culture of...
Emissions of methane from fossil fuel extraction and refining activities in the South Central United States are nearly five times higher than previous estimates, according to researchers at Harvard University and seven other institutions. Their...
A team of Harvard scientists and engineers has demonstrated a new type of battery that could fundamentally transform the way electricity is stored on the grid, making power from renewable energy sources such as wind and sun far more economical and...
Harvard students demonstrated their commitment to sustainability this past summer all over the world and in many different ways. Through entrepreneurialism, advocacy, internships, volunteerism, and education, they promoted a healthier environment...
Climate change may not have been as prominent in the headlines in the 1980s as it is today, but it was certainly on the minds of engineers designing a new sewage-treatment plant for Boston. Today, the massive Deer Island plant can boast of being one...