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Harvard Salata Institute Launches Interdisciplinary Research Cluster to Lower Methane Emissions

Harvard’s Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability launched a major initiative in July to lower global methane emissions as part of its Climate Research Clusters Program.

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Cambridge City Council

Cambridge City Council Passes Green New Deal Policy Limiting Emissions from Large Buildings

The Cambridge City Council passed the final component of the Green New Deal for Cambridge Monday, concluding a yearslong effort to enact a package of environmental policies long championed by progressive legislators and activists in the city.

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Research

Harvard-China Project Hosts Webinar on China’s Carbon Neutral Transition

Xinyu Chen, a professor at Huazhong University of Science and Technology, discussed the current state and future of China’s carbon neutral transition in a virtual lecture Wednesday morning.

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Research

Academics Discuss Indigenous Knowledge and Climate Adaptation at Mahindra Humanities Center

University of Washington Bothell Earth Sciences professor Margaret H. Redsteer discussed the role of Indigenous knowledge in climate adaptation during a lecture hosted by the Mahindra Humanities Center on Thursday.

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Cambridge

Cambridge Residents and Activists Rally at City Hall for Green New Deal Proposal

More than 70 Cambridge residents and activists gathered in front of Cambridge City Hall Wednesday afternoon in support of Cambridge Green New Deal policies that would mandate emissions reductions from large commercial buildings.

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Harvard Kennedy School

Environmental Policy Experts Discuss China’s Coal Transition at Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center Event

Environmental policy experts discussed China’s energy policies and pledges during an event at the Harvard Kennedy School Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs Monday.

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Harvard Law School

‘Father of Environmental Justice’ Robert Bullard Honored by Harvard Law School Environmental Law Society

The Harvard Law School Environmental Law Society presented Robert D. Bullard with the Horizon Award in an award ceremony Tuesday evening.

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Harvard Law School

Fossil Fuel Divest Harvard Calls on Law Professor to Leave ConocoPhillips Board of Directors

Fossil Fuel Divest Harvard called on Harvard Law School professor Jody L. Freeman to leave her position on the ConocoPhillips board of directors in an open letter published Tuesday.

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Report Claims Harvard Received $20 Million from Fossil Fuel Industry From 2010 to 2020

Harvard received at least $20 million from major fossil fuel companies from 2010 to 2020, according to a new report by Data for Progress in collaboration with Fossil Free Research, a campaign advocating against the financial influence of fossil fuel companies in climate research.

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Student Groups

Harvard Salata Institute Sponsors Six New Student-Led Climate Initiatives

Harvard’s Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability announced that it is sponsoring six new student-led climate projects across campus through its Student Organization Funding Pilot Program in a Feb. 13 press release.

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College

‘These Are Smart Mice’: Some Harvard Quincy Residents Plagued by Rodents and Excrement Since Fall

A number of rooms in the New Quincy residence hall of one of Harvard's upperclassman dorms, Quincy House, have been plagued by a rodent infestation going back to at least last November, prompting surprise and disgust from several residents who reported mice and droppings in their living spaces.

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Harvard Kennedy School

Harvard Kennedy School Dean Outlines Faculty Hiring Initiatives, Discusses Directorship Openings

Seven months after Harvard Kennedy School Dean Douglas W. Elmendorf announced the school was recruiting two senior professors studying climate change and sustainability, HKS is still trying to bring them to Cambridge.

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