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Shifting the debate about climate change from a political discussion to a practical conversation about risk and reward.

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. 

Rebecca Henderson on the Next Big Transition

Professor Rebecca Henderson of the Harvard Business School on environmental issues, businesses, and "The Next Great Transition."

Dimensions of Sustainability

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

The Business and Environment Initiative has helped develop a series of course modules on energy and the environment.

Harvard University District Energy

Learn more about Harvard's District Energy system. 

Harvard Strategic Procurement has negotiated discounted pricing for Lumencor light engines for Harvard laboratories. This sustainable option for light boxes is currently being utilized at the Nikon Imaging Center at HMS.

In September 2006, one of Harvard's recycling trucks was converted to run on waste vegetable oil from Annenberg Dining Hall. The project, first proposed by two students, was implemented by Harvard Recycling, HGCI, and the Harvard Transportation...