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Christie E. Beckley

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Harvard Affiliates Denounce Fossil Fuel Funded Research at Reclaim Earth Day Rally

More than a dozen Harvard affiliates gathered Monday afternoon in the John F. Kennedy Memorial Park to protest fossil fuel research in an Earth Week event organized by Fossil Fuel Divest Harvard.

Adams Inn

Adams House Announces Climate Funding Program for Student Projects

Adams House, one of Harvard’s twelve upperclassmen houses, launched Adams Works on Climate earlier this month — a two-year program to fund climate projects led by Adams residents.

Salata Institute

Harvard FAS Increases Climate-Related Courses Following 2022 Report

Harvard’s Faculty of Arts and Sciences has increased the number of climate-related courses across several disciplines and departments in recent years, following University-wide efforts to expand climate change-related courses in Harvard’s curriculum.

Salata Institute Door

Harvard Salata Institute Seed Grant Program Funds 27 Climate Research Projects

The Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability is funding a new cohort of eight research projects through its Seed Grant Program, joining 19 other Harvard-based projects that have received funding this academic year.

Harvard Management Company
Student Groups

Harvard Climate Advocates Cautiously Optimistic After Release of Climate Report

Harvard affiliates gave mixed reactions to Harvard Management Company’s publication of its annual climate report. The report, released last week, details a drop in the Harvard fossil fuel investments, which are now less than 2 percent of the endowment.

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Harvard C-CHANGE Names 17 Social Media Influencers to 2024 Climate Creators to Watch List

The Harvard Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment at the Harvard School of Public Health named 17 social media influencers to their third annual Climate Creators to Watch list in early March.

Toast to MethaneSAT Event

Harvard Team Celebrates Launch of Methane-Detecting Satellite at SEC Event

Dozens of Harvard affiliates gathered at a Friday reception at the Science and Engineering Complex to celebrate the launch of MethaneSAT, one of the world’s most advanced methane-detecting satellites.

Harvard Management Company
University Finances

Harvard Affiliates Testify Against Oil Drilling on California Harvard-Owned Land

The Santa Barbara County Planning Commission voted to approve an exploratory oil drilling project on former Harvard land holdings in California on Jan. 31, following testimony on environmental repercussions.

School of Public Health

Harvard Public Health Researchers Examine Link Between Climate Change and Mental Health

A group of Harvard researchers linked the chronic effects of climate change to adverse mental health outcomes in a study published in Nature last Monday.

Salata Institute
Middle East

More than 30 Harvard Students and Faculty Attended COP28, Expressing Optimism on Climate Initiatives

More than 30 Harvard students and faculty traveled to Dubai to attend COP28, the annual United Nations Climate Change Conference, last month.

Harvard Medical School

Health Experts, Artists Discuss Need to Change Media Portrayals of HIV/AIDS at Harvard Medical School Panel

Health experts and artists discussed the need to change the narrative in popular media around HIV/AIDS to avoid stigma and provide true representation in a panel last Friday hosted by Harvard Medical School in recognition of World AIDS Day.

Gaining Ground Event

Panelists Discuss Future of Black Land Ownership in the U.S. at Harvard IOP Forum

Panelists discussed the ongoing challenges and goals of Black land ownership in the United States at a forum co-hosted by the Harvard Institute of Politics and the Institutional Antiracism and Accountability Project Wednesday evening.

Peabody Discussion on Navajo Cultural Preservation

Navajo Scholars, Advocates Discuss Cultural Preservation at Peabody Museum Event

Navajo scholars and advocates spoke about their professional and personal experiences preserving Navajo cultural heritage in a Wednesday evening event organized by the Peabody Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology.

Chuck Todd at the IOP

Former NBC Moderator Chuck Todd Talks Future of Journalism and Presidential Election at IOP Forum

Former moderator of NBC’s Meet the Press Chuck D. Todd tackled the 2024 presidential election and the role of journalism in today’s political climate at a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Wednesday evening.