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Natasha S. Whitney

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Student Groups

Activists Sleep Out To Support Clean Energy

The Leadership Campaign, organized by the statewide organization Students for a Just and Stable Future, is calling for 100 percent clean energy in Massachusetts by 2020.

City Politics

Climate Congress Has Three New Proposals

The Cambridge Climate Congress passed three proposals Saturday with recommendations addressing environmental challenges.

Student Groups

Police Raid Green Rally

Scores of sleeping protesters—including several Harvard students—were roused from their tents in Boston Common by police yesterday morning.


Gore's Latest Book Focuses on Solutions

Former Vice President Al Gore ’69 spoke to a packed audience about his latest book “Our Choice: A Plan To ...


Using Religion to Go Green

Adorned in a full-length clerical robe with a Bible in hand, Reverend Robert J. Mark, a McDonald Fellow at Memorial ...


Harvard Signs Wind Power Contract

Harvard inked a deal yesterday to purchase 10 percent of annual electricity consumed on its Cambridge and Allston campuses from a leading wind provider in New England.

Student Life

Rally Calls for Climate Action

As part of International Day of Climate Action, members of the Harvard community rallied this weekend to draw attention to ...


Obama Praises Renewable Energy at MIT

President Barack Obama called forincreased use of renewable energy andlevied criticisms against opponents ofthe energy and climate bill now makingits ...

On Campus

Activist Urges Climate Awareness

As an unusually early first snow fell on Harvard grounds yesterday afternoon, activist William E. McKibben ’82 spoke to an audience of over 150 people in Memorial Church, requesting their help in drawing attention to the drastic effects of climate change.

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Scientists Recount Their Shared Pasts

Nobel Prize-winning biologist James D. Watson and Pulitzer Prize-winning Biology Professor Edward O. Wilson spoke in front of a nearly

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Protesters Interrupt Clean Coal Discussion

Representatives from a Boston environmental group burst onstage and briefly commandeered a talk given on campus by a coal company

Green Movement Gains Campus Energy

The “Green is the New Crimson” banners festooned on buildings at Harvard Medical School are visible signs of Harvard’s commitment

Harvard To Maintain Green Commitment

Harvard will maintain its investments in environmental initiatives despite the tightening University budget, Harvard administrators announced at an event in

Activist Pushes Caps on Carbon

Environmental activist William E. McKibben ’82 implored Harvard affiliates this week to recognize the imminent dangers of climate change and

‘Mt. Trashmore’ Alerts Students To Recycling

Students who walked by the Science Center last Friday were greeted by a giant heap of trash. Mt. Trashmore, an