Harvard Greenhouse Gas Emissions Remained Flat for Sixth Consecutive Year in 2021
Harvard’s campus greenhouse gas emissions remained stagnant for the sixth straight year in 2021, despite the University’s ambitious plans to eliminate fossil fuels from its operations by 2050.
Harvard and MIT Students Disrupt ExxonMobil Campus Recruitment Event to Protest Big Oil
Roughly 30 Harvard and MIT students interrupted an ExxonMobil recruiting event at MIT last Wednesday in protest against big oil companies’ contributions to climate change.
Fossil Fuel Companies Are ‘Talking Green but Acting Dirty,’ Harvard Researchers Find
A report published by Harvard researchers last week found that European fossil fuel, car, and airlines companies strategically rebrand themselves on social media to portray a greener narrative.
Report Calls on Harvard to Expand Climate Change Education
A University report issued last week called on Harvard to expand its climate change offerings by hiring new faculty and staff in the field and establishing a standing committee to direct the school’s efforts.
Divest Harvard Releases Report Calling for ‘Reinvestment,’ University Governance Reform
Fossil Fuel Divest Harvard — a student and alumni group that for years advocated that the University divest its endowment from fossil fuels — released a report last week calling on the school to invest more in environmental causes and local municipal governments and to reform its governing boards.
Harvard College Earth Day Festival
Harvard College hosted an Earth Day Festival at Science Center Plaza on Friday afternoon.
Harvard Celebrates Earth Day with Events Across University
Seeking to raise awareness about Harvard’s sustainability efforts, schools and programs across the University have hosted events since Thursday celebrating Earth Day.
Harvard Affiliates Call on Universities to Bar Fossil Fuel Industry Funding from Research
Harvard affiliates signed a letter released in March demanding that British and American universities stop accepting funding from fossil fuel corporations for climate change and energy research.
Harvard Has Yet to Release Updated Sustainability Plan, Missing Self-Set Target
Following the lapse of its previous University-wide sustainability plan in 2020, Harvard has yet to release the second generation of its sustainability goals.
Harvard Divestment Activists Help Peer School Organizers File Legal Complaints
Following guidance from a student divestment group at Harvard, activists from five peer universities filed legal complaints last month in an effort to push their schools to divest from the fossil fuel industry.
Grab-and-Go Dining Sparks Concerns About Waste
Harvard students raised concerns about the waste produced by grab-and-go meals in the past two weeks, citing the accumulating trash produced by plastic to-go containers.
Schlesinger Library Expands #MeToo Data Collection
The Schlesinger Library at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study will expand its “#metoo Digital Media Collection,” a project that began in 2017 to cumulate the digital footprint of the social media driven #MeToo movement.
Radcliffe Fellows Praise In-Person Program
As the first semester back on campus comes to a close, fellows at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study said they were grateful for an in-person experience after the previous year's fellowship operated remotely.
Cambridge Hosts First Head of the Charles Regatta in Two Years
Harvard affiliates, tourists, and volunteers convened at the Charles River this past weekend to attend the Head of the Charles Regatta, one of the world’s largest rowing events.
AI Experts Discuss the Relationship Between AI and its Users at Radcliffe Symposium
Experts on artificial intelligence discussed the future of AI, its ethical implications, and its practical applications at a virtual symposium hosted by Harvard’s Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study on Friday.
Harvard Misinformation Expert Joan Donovan Forced to Leave by Kennedy School Dean, Sources Say
Harvard Faculty and Cambridge Students Speak Out Against AP African American Studies Ban
More Than 100 Call for Harvard Kennedy School Dean to Resign After Decision to Oust Joan Donovan
Harvard Law School Student Charged With Assaulting Student In Homophobic Attack
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