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Incorporating sustainable practices into Harvard’s most energy and resource intensive spaces may seem like a daunting task, but for the laboratories on Harvard’s Cambridge and Longwood campus, green and labs are synonymous terms. For...
The Longwood Medical Center’s energy plant recently received a 2013 Energy Star “Combined Heat and Power” award by the US Environmental Protection Agency. The plant is one of five facilities nationwide to be recognized. Like the...

A green tip from the facilities team at the Radcliffe Institue for Advanced Study

In 2008, Harvard set a short-term goal to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 30% by 2016 , from a 2006 baseline, inclusive of campus growth. Students, staff, and faculty across the University's Schools and departments embraced the challenge of meeting...
Could a better understanding of the brain’s reward system — a network fine-tuned over millions of years and laser-focused on survival — help mankind skirt environmental disaster? Ann-Christine Duhaime thinks it’s entirely...