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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...
As we’ve explored the sustainability of red meat thus far, we’ve framed it as an individual choice. We’ve weighed the costs and benefits of how eating meat impacts the environment or our personal health and how it aligns with our...
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...
“The first in time and the first in importance of the influences upon the mind is that of nature.” We might think this comes as a surprise from Ralph Waldo Emerson, who is often characterized first and foremost as a transcendentalist,...
An interdisciplinary team of 12 Harvard Graduate School of Design students worked with Dr. Andreas Georgoulias, Lecturer in Architecture and director of the Zofnass Program for Sustainable Infrastructure, to deliver the Inter-American Development...
Henk Ovink thinks about the threat posed by rising seas to developed coastlines, a lot. The Dutch expert on the subject brought his water wisdom to the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD) this semester, co-teaching a course on managing such...
With longer and hotter heat waves in the offing, a Harvard professor has put the urban “heat island” under the microscope, finding smaller heat islands — mainly occupied by the poor — within city limits, and identifying...
From The Crimson, to Satire V, to the Harvard Advocate, Harvard College offers a wide variety of platforms for students to write, design, and assist in publication both online and off. However, until last semester the University did not have a...
Former Minister of Environment and Forests of India, Jairam Ramesh, recently appeared for a private question and answer session at the Harvard Kennedy School. Ramesh, appointed as a Fisher Family Fellow for the Future of Diplomacy Project , now...