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A new collaboration is forming between the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Office for Physical Resources and Planning (FAS OPRP) and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences (SEAS) to address some of the energy saving opportunities in the School'...
Earlier this fall the original members of the 2008 Harvard University Task Force on Greenhouse Gas Emissions met for dinner at the Faculty Club to discuss Harvard’s progress in reducing greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions to combat climate change...
A Harvard Law School Green Living Rep's reflections on a tour of Harvard's Blackstone Steam Plant Harvard makes most of its own heat. Today, enough steam shoots out of the Blackstone Steam Plant to serve the needs of 11 million square feet of...
For one week, all HLS Dorms competed to REDUCE THEIR JUICE, and Shaw led by Green Living Rep Katy Yang emerged victorious, reducing electricity consumption 6.4% and saving 144 kilowatt hours (kWh) of electricity and winning a dorm dinner from Spice...
This spring Harvard Law School installed Vending Misers and Snack Misers on all their cold beverage and non-perishable snack machines. The devices turn machines on and off based on activity as well as internal cooling cycles, conserving energy by...
The weather held out just long enough on Labor Day for the Graduate Commons Welcome Event to go off without a hitch. In its second year, the "Reduce Your Juice" Juice Bar hosted by Harvard University Housing’s Sustainable Community Team...
When Christiana Figueres was asked at her session titled “The Good News on Climate Change” why she was so optimistic, she responded, “You are why I’m optimistic.” The fiery Executive Secretary for the United Nations...
A week before Halloween, posters appeared in the HLS dormitories alerting residents that “vampires are real.” The meaning behind the mysterious posters was revealed on October 28 with a series of signs educating students about “...
On October 22, Eric Potkin, Harvard Law School Energy Manager, led a tour of the HLS campus and showed participants how various features of the School's buildings help conserve energy. For example, more and more HLS buildings are being lit by LEDs,...
Emissions of methane from fossil fuel extraction and refining activities in the South Central United States are nearly five times higher than previous estimates, according to researchers at Harvard University and seven other institutions. Their...