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Harvard students demonstrated their commitment to sustainability this past summer all over the world and in many different ways. Through entrepreneurialism, advocacy, internships, volunteerism, and education, they promoted a healthier environment...
PETERSHAM, Mass. — In heavily wooded New England, forests are dynamic ecosystems that support a range of plants and animals, and their ability to soak up carbon also makes them an important piece of the climate-change puzzle. How changes to...
Light bulbs, hand-dryers, or chilled- and hot- water pumps rarely evoke dedicated interest or enthusiasm, but for Harvard’s building managers and facility leaders the energy and cost savings these technologies can deliver tend to inspire such...

HSPH Professor Greg Norris speaks about how organizations and individuals can build net-positive enterprises

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...
A recent study indicates that children's exposure to certain chemicals, including some pesticides, may trigger disabilities.
We’ve heard arguments about the environmental disadvantages of eating red meat. We’ve also heard about the possible health impacts. Christine Korsgaard, the Arthur Kingsley Porter Professor of Philosophy at Harvard University, stresses...
They were two winningly sustainable houses, designed at Harvard to use little or no energy. A presentation at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) celebrated this pair of prize-winning student designs: one in France (wholly a computer...