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Food mpg chart

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

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...
HGSE water facts

Water Green Tips from the HGSE Green Team.

This public water and art display demonstrates just how much water the average shower can add up to!

How educators can help students understand the complexity of environmental change

As a young man, Jacques Cousteau aspired to be a naval aviator, but a car accident diverted his dreams. Doctors suggested that he swim to regain his strength. It was this fortuitous turn of events that turned his gaze from the air to the sea, and...
In 2008, Harvard set a short-term goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 30% by 2016 , from a 2006 baseline, inclusive of campus growth. Students, staff, and faculty across the University's Schools and departments embraced the challenge of meeting...