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A team of Harvard scientists and engineers has demonstrated a new type of battery that could fundamentally transform the way electricity is stored on the grid, making power from renewable energy sources such as wind and sun far more economical and...
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...
Climate change may not have been as prominent in the headlines in the 1980s as it is today, but it was certainly on the minds of engineers designing a new sewage-treatment plant for Boston. Today, the massive Deer Island plant can boast of being one...

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

A recent study indicates that children's exposure to certain chemicals, including some pesticides, may trigger disabilities.
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...
Two widely used neonicotinoids — a class of insecticide — appear to significantly harm honeybee colonies over the winter, particularly colder winters, according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH). The study...

We asked two Harvard bicyclist commuters, from the Harvard and Longwood campuses, to share their top ten tips on how to commute to work safely and efficiently.