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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...
Biolabs Building Operation
Thirteen years have passed since Gary Goodwin joined the Building Operations team at Harvard's Biological Laboratories ( Biolabs ), but his energy and passion are as vital as the day he started. As one of the most active building operations teams at...
Researchers from several Harvard Schools and initiatives were instrumental in developing the City of Boston’s first Cyclist Safety Report released on May 15, 2013 by Mayor Tom Menino. The report examined four years of bicycle crash incident...
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...
The Chemistry Building Operations team continues to push the margin of equipment energy efficiency with their recent purchase of a new type of -80 freezer that consumes less than half of the electricity used by traditional cascade models. The new...
If you wonder why worldwide scientific consensus hasn’t yet quashed climate change denial in the United States, a panel this week at Harvard Kennedy School offered an answer: It’s the politics, stupid. Persistent efforts to cast doubt on...