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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...
First, do no harm. As world leaders gather at the U.N. Climate Summit in New York this week, Harvard environmental economist Robert Stavins says the next major global climate agreement should heed that age-old admonition to physicians, and make sure...

What is the role of business and its leaders in creating positive climate change? Six Harvard Business School faculty provide different perspectives to Harvard Business School's Working Knowledge.

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...
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...
Every year the Harvard Business School Energy Symposium attracts industry professionals from the US energy sector, collectively representing a crucial and incredibly diverse sector. With this in mind, I made my way, bagel in hand, to the day’s...