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Bees
Half a dozen undergraduates took short, hesitant steps as they headed onto a small section of the Pforzheimer House roof. Li Murphy was the exception. The energetic junior moved directly toward a small, colorful hive brimming with bees, and quickly...
Stormwater Management on the GSD roof
Envisioning a green space as inviting and social as it would be operative and effective, students Ecaterina Dobrescu and Rebecca Bartlett of the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) set out last semester to transform a concrete patio space at...
GSD students imagine the Flux City.

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

Food mpg chart

Gary Adamkiewicz, senior research scientist at HSPH, discusses the nuances of food miles and their impact on our climate.

Water Footprint Website Snapshot

How much water is consumed based on what we're eating, drinking, buying, or based on where we live?

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

Want Greenhouse Gases with that?

Every time you choose a meal with less or no meat you have a positive effect on the environment!

By itself, seven-eighths of a gallon isn’t much, but when you have dozens of bathroom fixtures that save that much water with every flush, it quickly adds up to big savings, both in water usage and in utility bills. As part of Harvard’s...