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Environmental health scientist and instructor Gary Adamkiewicz tells us what to watch out for in our foods.

You have the power...to shut down your computer!

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...

Adjusting your computer's power settings and sending your computer into energy saving modes will help cut office energy use enormously!

Adjusting your computer's power settings and sending your computer into energy saving modes will help cut office energy use enormously!

Helpful information from our Green Office Program

PETERSHAM, Mass. — In heavily wooded New England, forests are dynamic ecosystems that support a range of plants and animals, and their ability to soak up carbon also makes them an important piece of the climate-change puzzle. How changes to...
“We are by nature observers, and thereby learners.” Here Emerson points to a way that nature itself has shaped the kind of things that we are. But this power of observation, and potential for learning, can be applied to a multitude of...
Imagine all the problems that could be solved if we really took the time to brainstorm and innovate. That was Abhinav Bhushan’s plan when he secured a grant from the Office for Sustainability to host Harvard’s first Sustainability...