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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...
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. 

A Green Tip from Harvard Law School energy manager Eric Potkin

Dimensions of Sustainability

Harvard Kennedy School Professor William Clark on "the Dimensions of Sustainability."

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.

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

As part of the Harvard Kennedy School Sustainability Initiative (HKSSI) Earth Month activities, Marshall Ganz , senior lecturer in public policy at the Kennedy School’s Hauser Center , spoke to a diverse group from the greater Harvard...
There are no ifs, whys or butts about Harvard Kennedy School's new smoke-free policy. As of March 1, the entire HKS campus is smoke-free, meaning that smoking is prohibited inside any campus building or outside on HKS grounds, including the...

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