24 results

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

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...
“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...
Universities play a vital role in supporting research and educating students to understand how chemistry and chemical design can affect health and sustainability. On Thursday, April 16, 2015 the FAS Green Program and the Department of Chemistry and...

Lauren Kuntz, PhD candidate at Harvard University, gave this TEDx talk in December 2015.

Here is a case where the saying “what you don’t know won’t hurt you” is wrong. Flame retardant chemicals are added to furniture and electronics to meet flammability standards in cities and states across the nation. However,...