Events

Mon, November 18
11:45 am to 1:00 pm
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

HKS Energy Policy Seminar

"A Climate Solution Where All Sides Win" with Ted Halstead, Climate Leadership Council. Lunch is provided. November 18, 2019
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Mon, November 18
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 1300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Peter Del Tredici, Senior Research Scientist Emeritus, Arnold Arboretum, will discuss "Closing the Book on Sargent’s Weeping Hemlock."November 18, 2019
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Mon, November 18
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
CGIS S250, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"Race and Biopolitics in 21st-Century America" with Anne Pollock, King’s College, London.November 18, 2019
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Mon, November 18
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Mugar 200, Mugar Hall, 160 Packard Ave., Medford

Climate Puzzles for Diplomats

The Climate Puzzles for Diplomats series is hosting a special session, Climate and Advocacy, with a multidisciplinary panel of students with experience in advocacy in various fields. Together, they will discuss the forms that advocacy in climate takes. November 18, 2019
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Tue, November 19
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
HUH Seminar Room 125, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Herbaria Seminar

"Root Functional Traits for Water and Nutrient Acquisition Linked to Plant Strategies: Unpacking the Black Box" with Louise Comas, Plant Physiologist, United States Department of Agriculture.November 19, 2019
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Tue, November 19
6:00 pm
Science Center Hall C // Cabot Science Library, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

Science Book Talk

Naomi Oreskes, Professor, Harvard History of Science, Harvard SEAS, will give a lecture followed by a book signing of her latest book, "Why Trust Science?"November 19, 2019
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Wed, November 20
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Allison Dining Room, Taubman Bldg, 5th Floor, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Solar Geoengineering Seminar

Jesse Reynolds, Emmett/Frankel Fellow in Environmental Law and Policy, School of Law, University of California, Los Angeles, will present "Linking Solar Geoengineering and Emissions Abatement Policies: Strategically Resolving an International Climate Policy Dilemma."November 20, 2019
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Wed, November 20
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
The Great Hall of Codman Square, 6 Norfolk St., Boston

Racial Equity and Climate Roundtable

Join the City of Boston in an equity dialogue on the connection between climate change and racial equity.November 20, 2019
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Wed, November 20
6:00 pm
Tsai Auditorium (CGIS South), 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

Earth Is Not My Home

The Harvard University Center for the Environment and GSD 5389: Integrated Design and Planning for Climate Change invite you for a lecture by Troy Conrad Therrien, Curator, Architecture and Digital Initiatives, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, followed by a conversation with Jesse M. Keenan, Harvard Graduate School of Design and Harvard Kennedy School.November 20, 2019
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Thu, November 21
(All day)
Wong Auditorium, 2 Amherst St., Cambridge

MIT Water Summit: Drowning in Plastic

The MIT Water Summit is a two-day conference hosted annually by MIT Water Club. The purpose of the event is to bring together leaders from academia, government, nonprofits, NGOs and industry to discuss the greatest challenges and opportunities in the water sector. November 21, 2019
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Thu, November 21
3:30 pm
Biological Lecture Hall 1080, 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

OEB Seminar

Cassie Stoddard, Assistant Professor, Princeton University, will present "Avian Coloration and Morphology: Insights from Tiny Hummingbirds, Giant Emus and Other Birds."November 21, 2019
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Thu, November 21
4:15 pm to 6:15 pm
Tsai Auditorium (S010), CGIS South Bldg, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

Toward a Politics of Responsibility: The Case of Climate Change

The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs invites you for a special lecture by Kathryn Sikkink, Ryan Family Professor of Human Rights Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and the Carol K. Pforzheimer Professor at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study.November 21, 2019
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Thu, November 21
5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Bruce C. Bolling Bldg, 6th Floor, 2300 Washington St., Boston

Gender Equity and Climate Roundtable

Join the City of Boston in an equity dialogue on the connection between climate change and gender equity.November 21, 2019
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Thu, November 21
5:15 pm to 7:00 pm
Kirsch Auditorium (Room 123), Ray and Maria Stata Center, 32 Vassar St., Cambridge

Insights into Future Mobility

The MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI) will present its "Insights into Future Mobility" report to members of the greater MIT community.November 21, 2019
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Thu, November 21
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Room 3–270, MIT, 33 Mass Ave., Cambridge

MIT Communications Forum: Can Journalists Save the Earth?

Climate reporters Kendra Pierre-Louis, New York Times, and Lisa Song, ProPublica, will discuss the media’s role in illuminating environmental issues, promoting environmental justice and ethics, and the future of climate journalism. Beth Daley, Editor and General Manager for The Conversation, will moderate.November 21, 2019
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Thu, November 21
6:00 pm
Geo Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

The Remarkable Nature of Edward Lear

Robert McCracken Peck, Curator of Art and Artifacts, Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University, will discuss the remarkable life and natural history paintings of children's writer Edward Lear. November 21, 2019
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Thu, November 21
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Room 008, Barnum Hall, 163 Packard Ave., Medford

Antarctica: Climate, Penguins and International Cooperation

Paul Mayewski, University of Maine; Susan Solomon, MIT; and Paul Berkman, Tufts University, will each give a presentation and sit for a panel to reflect on their research experiences in Antarctica. November 21, 2019
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Fri, November 22
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 North Main St., Petersham

Harvard Forest Seminar

Luiza Teixeira-Costa, Harvard University Herbaria, will give a talk. November 22, 2019
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Fri, November 22
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

Atmospheric & Environmental Chemistry Seminar

Havala Olson Taylor Pye, US EPA, will present "Nitrogen oxide modulations of PM2.5 from monoterpenes."November 22, 2019
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Fri, November 22
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 429, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge

Harvard Energy Journal Club

A student-led club that meets weekly to deepen the understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. Open to Harvard and MIT students and postdocs. A technical background is not needed. Lunch provided.November 22, 2019
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Mon, November 25
11:45 am to 1:00 pm
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

HKS Energy Policy Seminar

"The Welfare Implications of Carbon Price Certainty" with Sarah Armitage and Joe Aldy, Harvard University. Lunch is provided. November 25, 2019
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Mon, November 25
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 1300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Eric von Wettberg, Assistant Professor, University of Vermont, will give a talk. Title TBA.November 25, 2019
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Mon, November 25
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
CGIS S250, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"The Way We Trust Today: Encryption as an Instrument of Decentralization" with Gili Vidan, History of Science/Harvard STS.November 25, 2019
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Mon, November 25
12:30 pm to 1:45 pm
Crowe Room, Tufts University, 160 Packard Ave., Medford

CIERP & CREATE Research Seminar

Zdenka Myslikova, the Fletcher School, Tufts University, will discuss Building Energy Innovation Systems in Latin America: Insights from Brazil, Chile, and Mexico. November 25, 2019
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Mon, December 02
11:45 am to 1:00 pm
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

HKS Energy Policy Seminar

"The Economic Impacts of Carbon Taxes" with Gilbert Metcalf, Tufts University and James Stock, Harvard University. December 2, 2019
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Mon, December 02
12:10 pm
Weld Hill Lecture Hall, 1300 Centre St., Boston

Arnold Arboretum Research Talk

Deren Eaton, Assistant Professor, Columbia University, will discuss "Isolation, Interference, and Introgression: Genomic Perspectives on Plant Diversification."December 2, 2019
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Mon, December 02
12:15 pm to 2:00 pm
CGIS S050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

STS Circle at Harvard

"Listening Like a Computer: Computational Psychiatry and the Re-coding of Psychiatric Screening" with Beth Michelle Semel, HASTS, MIT.December 2, 2019
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Mon, December 02
4:30 pm to 6:00 pm
CMES, Room 102, 38 Kirkland St., Cambridge

The Lived Nile: Environment, Disease, and Material Colonial Economy in Egypt

Jenniver L. Derr, Associate Professor, Department of History, University of California, Santa Cruz, will give a talk on "The Lived Nile: Environment, Disease, and Material Colonial Economy in Egypt'" as part of the CMES Modern Middle East Speaker Series. December 2, 2019
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Wed, December 04
4:15 pm to 5:30 pm
Room L-382, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Seminar in Environmental Economics and Policy

Patrick Behrer, Harvard University, will discuss “Raising Wages, Raising Pollution: Unintended Environmental Consequences of Anti-Poverty Programs."December 4, 2019
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Wed, December 04
4:30 pm
CGIS-S030, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge

Red Meat Republic: A Hoof-to-Table History of How Beef Changed America

Joshua Specht, Monash University, will give a talk as part of the History and Economics Seminar series.December 4, 2019
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Fri, December 06
11:00 am to 12:00 pm
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 North Main St., Petersham

Harvard Forest Seminar

Keri Facer, University of Uppsala and University of Bristol, will give a talk. December 6, 2019
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Fri, December 06
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

Atmospheric & Environmental Chemistry Seminar

Zongbo Shi, University of Birmingham, will give a talk. December 6, 2019
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Fri, December 06
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 429, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge

Harvard Energy Journal Club

A student-led club that meets weekly to deepen the understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. Open to Harvard and MIT students and postdocs. A technical background is not needed. Lunch provided.December 6, 2019
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Thu, December 12
3:30 pm
Biological Lecture Hall 1080, 16 Divinity Ave., Cambridge

Dudley Herschbach Seminar

Mohamed A.F. Noor, Professor, Duke University will be giving a talk. December 12, 2019
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Fri, December 13
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 429, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge

Harvard Energy Journal Club

A student-led club that meets weekly to deepen the understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. Open to Harvard and MIT students and postdocs. A technical background is not needed. Lunch provided.December 13, 2019
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Fri, December 20
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
HUCE Seminar Room 429, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge

Harvard Energy Journal Club

A student-led club that meets weekly to deepen the understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. Open to Harvard and MIT students and postdocs. A technical background is not needed. Lunch provided.December 20, 2019
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Fri, February 21
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Room 095, Building E51, 2 Amherst St., Cambridge

MIT Seminar on Environmental and Agricultural History

Andrew Robichaud, Boston University, will present "Animal City: Remaking Human and Animal Life in Nineteenth-Century America." February 21, 2020
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Fri, March 20
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Room 095, Building E51, 2 Amherst St., Cambridge

MIT Seminar on Environmental and Agricultural History

Karen Sayer, Leeds Trinity University, will give a talk. March 20, 2020
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Fri, April 17
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Room 095, Building E51, 2 Amherst St., Cambridge

MIT Seminar on Environmental and Agricultural History

Megan Raby, University of Texas at Austin, will present "Beyond Bananas: The United Fruit Company and Agricultural Diversification." April 17, 2020
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