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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...
GSD students imagine the Flux City.

Students at the Graduate School of Design imagine the Flux City as world copes with significant climate events. 

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. 

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.

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...
The list of recent natural disasters appears endless: hurricanes, cyclones, typhoons, earthquakes. The connection between climate change and a greater frequency of climate disasters is becoming increasingly clear. It’s also evident that those...
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 green tip from the facilities team at the Radcliffe Institue for Advanced Study