Research & Teaching

November 27, 2017
Taubman Bldg, Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Senior Fellow at the Belfer Center and Fisher Family Fellow at the Future of Diplomacy Project, Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall talks about energy diplomacy in a conversation with Nicholas Burns, Faculty Director of the Future of Diplomacy Project.
Monday, November 27, 2017 -
4:15pm to 6:00pm
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November 29, 2017
Pierce 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Energy Systems Integration: An International and Institutional Challenge & Opportunity" by Mark O'Malley, Professor of Electrical Engineering, School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, University College Dublin (UCD); Founding Director, Electricity Research Center. Co-sponsored by the China Project, Harvard Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, and the Consortium for Energy Policy Research, Harvard Kennedy School.
Wednesday, November 29, 2017 -
3:30pm to 4:45pm
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November 20, 2017
Cabot 702, The Fletcher School, 160 Packard Ave. Medford
Kevin Knobloch, who has more than 37 years of experience in public policy, government, advocacy and media, and who serves as Chief of Staff at the U.S. Department of Energy, will present "The Relationship Between Clean Energy/Climate Policy and Expanding Corporate Markets."
Monday, November 20, 2017 -
12:30pm to 1:45pm
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November 14, 2017
Darman Room (T-135), HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Josh Alpert, Director of Special Projects for C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group, who previously served as Chief of Staff to Charlie Hale, Mayor of Portland, OR, will join students for a conversation about climate change and the role states, cities, and individuals can play in meeting the Paris Climate Agreement. This lunch will be a great opportunity for students interested in climate action, local government, or international non-profits to meet with one of today's most up-and-coming environmental leaders.
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 -
11:00am to 12:00pm
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November 3, 2017
HUCE Room 429, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge
Come hear about the Yale F&ES programs, admission process, and what it is like to be a student. It is a great, informal way to learn more about graduate school and get all of your questions answered! This event is for current university students or alumni.
Friday, November 3, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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October 20, 2017
Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, 48 Quincy St., Cambridge
The Harvard Graduate School of Design invites you to a panel discussion on managing, describing, and anticipating future urban disaster featuring Alejandra M. Castrodad-Rodriguez, Chief Resilience Officer for the City of San Juan, Puerto Rico (joining us by Skype) and José Juan Terrasa-Soler, Director, Marvel Architects (San Juan) and the former Director of Planning and Development for the Puerto Rico Tourism Company (joining us by Skype). The conversation will be moderated locally by Jerold S. Kayden, Frank Backus Williams Professor of Urban Planning and Design.
Friday, October 20, 2017 - 12:15pm
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October 25, 2017
Askwith Lecture Room, Longfellow Hall, 13 Appian Way, Cambridge
Worldwide Week at Harvard showcases the remarkable breadth of Harvard’s global engagement. During Worldwide Week, Harvard Schools, research centers, departments, and student organizations will host academic and cultural events with global or international themes. Please join President Drew Faust and a panel of experts in a conversation about the future of cities.
Wednesday, October 25, 2017 -
3:30pm to 5:30pm
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October 12, 2017
Harvard Forest Seminar Room, 324 N Main St., Petersham
Mariam Raqib, Executive Director, Afghanistan Samsortya, presents "Constructive Community Development."
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 11:00am
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October 16, 2017
Haller Hall (102), Geo Museum, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge
Associate Professor James Day, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, presents “Volatile Delivery and Retention during the Birth of Planets.”
Monday, October 16, 2017 - 12:00pm
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November 17, 2017
University of Massachusetts Club, 1 Beacon St., Boston
The Environmental Business Council of New England and the Sustainable Solutions Lab at the University of Massachusetts Boston are pleased to announce that The Honorable Sally Jewell, former U.S. Secretary of the Interior and current Fellow at Harvard's Institute of Politics, will be will be opening the forum with a moderated discussion on "Adaptation through Collaboration" at the inaugural Climate Adaptation Forum on November 17, 2017.
Friday, November 17, 2017 -
8:00am to 12:00pm
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October 14, 2017
Sci Center, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge to 100 Main St., Hull
Join Harvard Extension Student Environmental Club in a guided tour of Hull Wind Turbine with Andrew Sternin on October 14th. Please meet outside Harvard Science Center at 9:30am to carpool from Harvard campus to The Hull Wind Turbine.
Saturday, October 14, 2017 -
9:30am to 12:30pm
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October 12, 2017
First Parish in Cambridge Unitarian Universalist; 3 Church St., Cambridge
Geoff Sparrow, P.E., Director of Engineering, ReVision Energy, will give a presentation on "Energy Storage Plus Solar: Building the New Utility Paradigm."
Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 7:30pm
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October 13, 2017
Live webcast at: ForumHSPH.org
Presented jointly with Reuters, the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health invites you to "CLIMATE CHANGE: Responses from the Public and Private Sectors." Climate-related programs face challenges from federal regulation rollbacks and proposed spending cuts. In response, some members of the public and private sectors have stepped in, announcing various commitments to take action to curb climate change. What can cities, states, research institutions and businesses do to lead the way on climate change and to make the greatest impact on the environment and public health? A stellar panel of national, state, corporate and science leaders address the question in this upcoming Forum.
Friday, October 13, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 7, 2017
CIC Cambridge - Venture Cafe, 5th floor, 1 Broadway, Cambridge
The Boston Area Sustainability Group presents "Resilience & Our Built Environment," in which guest speakers will share select frameworks and strategies used by decision-makers to determine the resilience of the built environment around us and how it can either support or undermine our social and economic objectives. In the wake of an unprecedented season of concentrated and extreme environmental disasters – hurricanes, earthquakes, heat waves, drought, flooding and forest fires – this presentation will address a question that looms large for millions of people: How on earth do we fix the systems we have or, in some cases, rebuild after these disasters?
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
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October 12, 2017
Allison Dining Room, Fifth Floor, Taubman Building, HKS
Learn how New England is leading the way in innovative clean energy financing, and what more can be done throughout the region to increase access to low-cost financing for energy efficiency and renewable energy projects. Join Bryan Garcia, Executive Director of the Connecticut Green Bank; Carter Wall, Managing Director, Franklin Beach Energy; Jeffrey Schub, Executive Director, Coalition for Green Capital; and the Honorable Paul Mark, Massachusetts State Representative, 2nd Berkshire District; as they discuss the promising future of green banks in New England. Ash Center faculty affiliate Edward Cunningham will moderate.
Thursday, October 12, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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October 11, 2017
Kendall Square Cinema, 355 Binney St., Cambridge
Jamie Redford's documentary of the energy revolution quietly occurring around us will be premiering in a few U.S. cities before its Dec. 11 broadcast. The Environmental Film Festival invites you to join a Q&A with the producer and director after the screening.
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 7:00pm
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October 11, 2017
CIC Cambridge, 1 Broadway, Cambridge
Join a panel discussion on "Financial Innovation as the Key to Clean Energy & Efficiency Transformation."
Wednesday, October 11, 2017 - 4:15pm
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October 4, 2017
Littauer 166, Harvard IOP, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Join Yohannes Abraham and Special Guest Brian Deese, former Senior Advisor to President Obama, for a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Paris Climate Agreement.
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:45pm
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October 4, 2017
Pierce 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Harvard-China Project hosts Prof. ZHANG Bo, Visiting Scholar, Harvard-China Project; Associate Professor, State Key Laboratory of Coal Resources and Safe Mining, China University of Mining & Technology (Beijing), who will discuss "China’s Anthropogenic Methane Emissions: A Review of Current Bottom-Up Inventories."
Wednesday, October 4, 2017 -
3:30pm to 4:45pm
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November 1, 2017
Pierce 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Harvard-China Project hosts Guan Chenghe, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard-China Project; Research Fellow, Harvard Graduate School of Design who will discuss "Does Neighborhood-Scale Urban Form Influence Non-Motorized Transport in China? Toward Walkable Low-Carbon Cities."
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 -
3:30pm to 4:45pm
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November 15, 2017
Pierce 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Harvard-China Project hosts Tyler Harlan, Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Geography, University of California, Los Angeles who will discuss "Small Hydropower and the Low-Carbon Frontier in China."
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 -
3:30pm to 4:45pm
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October 18, 2017
Barker 110, 12 Quincy St., Cambridge
The Environment Forum at the Mahindra Center welcomes Naomi Oreskes, Professor of the History of Science, Harvard University, for her talk "Giant Power: Technology, Energy, and the Beginnings of Post-Truth America." The Environment Forum is convened by Robin Kelsey (Dean of Arts and Humanities, Harvard University) and Ian Jared Miller (Professor of History, Harvard University).
Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 6:00pm
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November 2, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, MCZ, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge
American photographer and visual artist David Maisel will discuss "Black Maps," an ongoing multi-chaptered series of aerial photographs of environmentally impacted sites exploring the aesthetics and politics of radically human-altered environments currently on display in the Center lounge.
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 4:00pm
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September 21, 2017
MIT 10-250 (Huntington Hall), 222 Memorial Dr., Cambridge
Professor Ernest Moniz will give a lecture titled "Reducing Global Threats: Climate Change & Nuclear Security."
Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 4:00pm
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October 3, 2017
Wong Auditorium, MIT Sloan School, 2 Amherst Street, Cambridge
"COMMON GOALS, UNCOMMON PARTNERS: Seeking Solutions to Reduce Methane Emissions" with The Gas Leak Allies. The Gas Leaks Allies unconventional, interdisciplinary coalition of activists, researchers, utility executives, municipal leaders, natural gas experts, inventors, and mothers is finding solutions for the gas-leaking pipelines buried in our neighborhoods. Join them on October 3rd to hear results and recommendations, see new technologies, and learn about their unique collaboration.
Tuesday, October 3, 2017 -
9:00am to 12:00pm
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September 20, 2017
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Harvard-China Project on Energy, Economy, and Environment hosts Mun S. Ho who will discuss "China Household Consumption, Inequality, and Environment."
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 - 3:30pm
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December 4, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "Mitigation Versus Solar Geoengineering: Role of Risk Aversion and Time Preference" with Mariia Belaia, Post-doctoral Fellow, John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard. Lunch is provided.
Monday, December 4, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 20, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "Regional Approaches to Carbon Emissions" with Stu Bresler, Executive Vice President, Operations and Markets, PJM Interconnection. Lunch is provided.
Monday, November 20, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 13, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "Charging Electric Cars—The Challenges" with Henry Lee, Jassim M. Jaidah Family Director of the Environment and Natural Resources Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, and Senior Lecturer in Public Policy, HKS. Lunch is provided.
Monday, November 13, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 6, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "On a World Climate Assembly and the Social Cost of Carbon" with Martin Weitzman, Professor of Economics, Harvard. Lunch is provided.
Monday, November 6, 2017 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
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October 30, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "HouseZero: A First-of-its-kind, Ultra-efficient Retrofit" with Ali Malkawi, Professor of Architectural Technology and Founding Director of the Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities. Lunch is provided.
Monday, October 30, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 23, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "American Energy Policy: The Search for Common Ground" with Dan Poneman, President and CEO, Centrus Energy Corp; Senior Fellow, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Lunch is provided.
Monday, October 23, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 16, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "Can Wholesale Power Markets Survive Subsidies?" with Joseph Bowring, President, Monitoring Analytics, and Independent Market Monitor, PJM. Lunch is provided.
Monday, October 16, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 2, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "Vehicle Electrification in China: Preferences, Policy, and Technology Trajectories" with John Helveston, Associate at the Institute for Sustainable Energy at Boston University. Lunch is provided.
Monday, October 2, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 14, 2017
Tsai Auditorium (S010), CGIS South, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
The Harvard University Center for the Environment and The Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School invite you to a special screening of "From the Ashes," a new documentary about the true cost of coal from director Michael Bonfiglio. Presented by National Geographic, the film is a compelling and often heartbreaking look about what’s at stake for our economy, health, and climate.
Thursday, September 14, 2017 - 5:00pm
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September 25, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "The Political Economy of Carbon Taxes" with Jerry Taylor, President, Niskanen Center.
Monday, September 25, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:15pm
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September 18, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "Investigating ARPA-E as a Model for Energy Innovation Funding" with Anna Goldstein, Postdoctoral Researcher, Stanford University and the Carnegie Institution for Science.
Monday, September 18, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 11, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "Will We Adapt? Labor Productivity and Adaptation to Climate Change in the United States" (based on a paper co-authored with Patrick Behrer, Public Policy PhD student) with Jisung Park, Post-doctoral Fellow, HKS and HUCE. Lunch is provided.
Monday, September 11, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 6, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, MCZ, 26 Oxford St., 4th floor, Cambridge
A student-led club that meets weekly to deepen member's understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. Pizza lunch is provided.
Friday, October 6, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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October 13, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, MCZ, 26 Oxford St., 4th floor, Cambridge
A student-led club that meets weekly to deepen members' understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. This week's meeting features Chloe Holzinger, Energy Storage Research Associate, Lux Research, Inc., who will discuss "How to Evaluate Cleantech Startups." Pizza lunch is provided.
Friday, October 13, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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October 20, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, MCZ, 26 Oxford St., 4th floor, Cambridge
A student-led club that meets weekly to deepen members' understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. "New Nuclear Fusion Technologies" with Eric Fell, SEAS. Pizza lunch is provided.
Friday, October 20, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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October 27, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, MCZ, 26 Oxford St., 4th floor, Cambridge
A student-led club that meets weekly to deepen members' understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. Pizza lunch is provided.
Friday, October 27, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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November 3, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, MCZ, 26 Oxford St., 4th floor, Cambridge
A student-led club that meets weekly to deepen members' understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. Pizza lunch is provided.
Friday, November 3, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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September 15, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, MCZ, 26 Oxford St., 4th floor, Cambridge
A student-led club that meets weekly to deepen member's understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. Pizza lunch is provided.
Friday, September 15, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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November 10, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, MCZ, 26 Oxford St., 4th floor, Cambridge
A student-led club that meets weekly to deepen members' understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. Pizza lunch is provided.
Friday, November 10, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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September 22, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, MCZ, 26 Oxford St., 4th floor, Cambridge
A student-led club that meets weekly to deepen member's understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. Pizza lunch is provided.
Friday, September 22, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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November 17, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, MCZ, 26 Oxford St., 4th floor, Cambridge
A student-led club that meets weekly to deepen members' understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. Pizza lunch is provided.
Friday, November 17, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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September 29, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, MCZ, 26 Oxford St., 4th floor, Cambridge
A student-led club that meets weekly to deepen member's understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. Pizza lunch is provided.
Friday, September 29, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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September 8, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, MCZ, 26 Oxford St., 4th floor, Cambridge
A student-led club that meets weekly to deepen member's understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science. Pizza lunch is provided.
Friday, September 8, 2017 -
1:00pm to 2:00pm
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September 13, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge
Todd Gerarden, Harvard University, will discuss "The Impact of Consumer Subsidies on Innovation in Solar Panel Manufacturing."
Wednesday, September 13, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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June 6, 2017
The Venture Cafe, Cambridge Innovation Center, 1 Broadway, 5th Floor, Cambridge
Speakers, including Jonathan Buonocore of the Harvard Center for Health & the Global Environment at the T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will explore the connections between health, climate change and fossil fuel burning.
Tuesday, June 6, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
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June 10, 2017
Maxwell Dworkin Bldg, 33 Oxford St., Cambridge
Harvard's Science in the News invites you to a free, day-long science conference consisting of talks and interactive demonstrations given by graduate student scientists. This year’s topics include: Climate change, public health, GMOs, heat waves, agriculture, ocean heat content, honeybees, and more!
Saturday, June 10, 2017 -
10:00am to 4:30pm
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May 3, 2017
Room BL-1, Weil Town Hall, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Across energy, agricultural and forestry landscapes, the production of biomass for energy has emerged as a controversial driver of land use change and climate mitigation. The Environmental and Natural Resources Program host a panel discussion on the myths and realities of the bioenergy expansion and new policy strategies to promote bioenergy in the context of the sustainable development goals.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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April 27, 2017
The Boston Foundation, 75 Arlington St., 10th floor, Boston
Jonathan Buonocore, Center for Health & the Global Environment, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Thursday, April 27, 2017 -
9:30am to 11:00am
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April 13, 2017
Bell Hall, Belfer Bldg, 5th Floor, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"Cost-Benefit Analysis and Environmental Regulation in the New Era" with Richard Revesz, Lawrence King Professor of Law and Dean Emeritus, NYU Law School; Director, Institute for Policy Integrity, NYU.
Thursday, April 13, 2017 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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June 13, 2017 to June 14, 2017
Knafel Center, Radcliffe Campus, Harvard University, 18 Mason St., Cambridge
Join visionary scientists, thought leaders, and innovators who are pioneering the frontiers of sustainable business.
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 (All day) to Wednesday, June 14, 2017 (All day)
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April 5, 2017
Belfer Center Library (L369), Littauer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Geopolitics of Energy Project at the Belfer Center for Science and International Studies presents a special seminar with Francisco Monaldi, Baker Institute Fellow in Latin American Energy Policy at Rice University and Associate of the Geopolitics of Energy Project.
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 -
2:30pm to 4:00pm
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April 28, 2017 to April 29, 2017
Joseph B. Martin Conference Center, HMS, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston
The Planetary Health Alliance, along with the Rockefeller Foundation, Wellcome Trust, Ecological Society of America, American Geophysical Union, and The Lancet, invite you to the inaugural Planetary Health/GeoHealth Annual Meeting, a two-day event showcasing the extraordinary momentum that is taking place around the world in the field of planetary health while highlighting institutional developments, emerging investigators, research developments, and applications to policy-making and natural resource management.
Friday, April 28, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, April 29, 2017 (All day)
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April 4, 2017
Nye B, 5th Floor, Taubman Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
In spite of Trump’s attempts to roll back environmental policy, California is setting the pace with carbon credits, energy efficiency and vehicle emissions standards. The Center for Public Leadership at HKS invite you to join John Laird, Secretary of California’s Natural Resources Agency, as he discusses California’s role as a global leader in environmental protection. Moderated by Rand Wentworth, Louis Bacon Senior Fellow in Environmental Leadership.
Tuesday, April 4, 2017 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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April 6, 2017
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Harvard-China Project on Energy, Economy and Environment presents "Unpacking China’s Belt and Road Initiative and Its Energy and Environmental Implications" with Prof. Weidong Liu, Professor in Economic Geography; Assistant Director and Chair, Center for the Belt and Road Initiative, Institute of Geographical Sciences and Natural Resources Research, Chinese Academy of Science.
Thursday, April 6, 2017 -
3:30pm to 4:45pm
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March 31, 2017
M-RCBG Conference Room, Belfer 503, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
An HKS study group session led by M-RCBG senior fellow Farrukh Khan with guest Prof. Steven Ferrey of Suffolk University Law School.
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 2:00pm
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May 1, 2017
Microsoft New England Research and Development Center (NERD), 1 Memorial Dr., Cambridge
The Nature Conservancy invites you to a talk and discussion exploring solutions to some of our most pressing environmental challenges as part of its Future of Nature Series.
Monday, May 1, 2017 - 6:30pm
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April 24, 2017
The Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle St., Cambridge
The Harvard-China Project on Energy, Economy and Environment and the Environment in Asia Series, Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies present a DocYard screening of the film 'Behemoth,' followed by a discussion with director Zhao Liang.
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 7:00pm
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March 29, 2017
Science Center Hall B, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge
Scientists are often reluctant to speak in public on contested issues, for fear that this will "politicize" their science and have a negative impact on their credibility. In this talk, Naomi Oreskes, Professor of History of Science and Affiliated Professor of Earth and Planetary Sciences, will examine these concerns, by exploring historical examples of scientists who have spoken up on scientific issues of broad importance, including nuclear weaponry, ozone depletion, and climate change.
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 - 7:00pm
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April 6, 2017 to April 7, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge
Nuclear worlds today are at a crossroads. As infrastructures age, stockpiles and wastes accumulate, and technologies, materials and interpretations proliferate, we face questions about how to build a just and responsible future out of the ambiguous legacies we have inherited. HKS' Program on Science, Technology & Society hosts a special two-day workshop to address these challenges and consider possible solutions.
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 2:00pm to Friday, April 7, 2017 - 5:00pm
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April 6, 2017
Austin Hall 111, HLS, 1515 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
HKS' Program on Science, Technology & Society welcomes Jonathan Porritt, Forum for the Future, who will lead a discussion on “Nuclear Chimeras: Britain’s Slow Death as a Nuclear Power” with panelists Carol Cohn, University of Massachusetts, Boston; Allison Macfarlane, George Washington University; Jayita Sarkar, Boston University; and Daniel Schrag, Harvard University Center for the Environment.
Thursday, April 6, 2017 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
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March 23, 2017
Littauer 275, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government and the Institute of Politics welcome Kevin Knobloch, former President of the Union of Concerned Scientists and Chief of Staff to the Secretary of the U.S. DOE, who will share his thoughts on the past, present, and future of national clean energy policy.
Thursday, March 23, 2017 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
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March 10, 2017
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Water-Food-Climate Squeeze: Can We (Bio)Engineer Our Way Out?" with Praveen Kumar, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
Friday, March 10, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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February 28, 2017
OCS Reading Room, 54 Dunster St., Cambridge
Considering a career related to environmental causes, energy, or sustainability? Get a jump-start on the job and internship search by coming to this session focused on ideas and strategies that will put you on the right track.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
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March 3, 2017
Starr Auditorium, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Join the Environment and Natural Resources Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs for a discussion with the Honorable Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India, Mr. Dharmendra Pradhan, on the future of energy in India.
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 4:15pm
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March 9, 2017
Littauer 275, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government and the Institute of Politics present "Sausage Making - The Art of Passing Clean Energy Legislation" with Michael A. Costello, Partner at Smith, Costello & Crawford, and Matthew Morrissey, Vice President, Deepwater Wind.
Thursday, March 9, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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March 1, 2017
Haller Hall (102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Weatherhead Initiative on Climate Engineering hosts "Coercive Trade Agreements for Supplying Global Public Goods" with Scott Barrett, Lenfest-Earth Institute Professor of Natural Resource Economics, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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May 1, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"The Utility of the Future" with Ignacio Perez-Arriaga, Visiting Professor, Sloan School of Management, MIT, and Professor & Director of the BP Chair on Energy & Sustainability, Instituto de Investigacion Tecnologica (IIT), Universidad Pontificia Comillas.
Monday, May 1, 2017 -
12:15pm to 1:30pm
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April 17, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"Benefits of Coordination: Reducing Renewable Curtailment and Phasing Out Coal in China" with Wei Peng and Zhimin Mao, Giorgio Ruffolo Postdoctoral Research Fellows in Sustainability Science, Environment and Natural Resources Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS.
Monday, April 17, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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April 10, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"California and Guangdong: A Tale of Two Cap-and-trade Programs" with Pu Wang, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Sustainability Science in the Environment and Natural Resources Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS.
Monday, April 10, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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April 3, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"U.S. Natural Gas Market Evolution" with Richard O’Neill, Chief Economic Adviser, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
Monday, April 3, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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March 27, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Matthew Kotchen, Professor of Economics, Yale University, examines the question "Which Social Cost of Carbon?"
Monday, March 27, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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March 20, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"Limits of Bioenergy for Carbon Mitigation" with Alexandre Strapasson, Giorgio Ruffolo Research Fellow in Sustainability Science/Environment and Natural Resources Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS.
Monday, March 20, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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March 6, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"Carbon Prices, Preferences, and the Timing of Uncertainty" with Gernot Wagner, Research Associate, Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Lecturer on Environmental Science and Public Policy, and Fellow at the Harvard University Center for the Environment, and William Hogan, Raymond Plank Professor of Global Energy Policy, HKS.
Monday, March 6, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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February 27, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research at the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government presents "Competitiveness Issues with a Carbon Tax" with Gilbert Metcalf, Professor of Economics, Tufts University.
Monday, February 27, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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February 28, 2017
Harvard Global Health Institute, 42 Church St., Cambridge
The Harvard Global Health Institute presents "Hydroelectric Power and Indigenous Health in the North" with Elsie Sunderland, Department of Environmental Health, Chan School of Public Health.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
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February 16, 2017
Room L369, Belfer Center Library, Littauer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Nicholas L. Miller, Stanton Nuclear Security Junior Faculty Fellow, International Security Program/Project on Managing the Atom, will give a talk as part of the International Security Brown Bag Seminar Series.
Thursday, February 16, 2017 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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February 16, 2017
Starr Auditorium, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Rational Middle films “The Great Transition” and “The Methane Question” will be shown, followed by a panel discussion with Mark Brownstein, Climate and Energy Program at the Environmental Defense Fund; Greg Guidry, Unconventionals at Shell; and Professor Henry Lee, Environmental Resources Program, HKS.
Thursday, February 16, 2017 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
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February 16, 2017
Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Containment, a film by Harvard Professors Peter Galison and Robb Moss, brings together observational footage with graphic novel and 3D animation to explain our uneasy present and an imaginative, troubled far future.
Thursday, February 16, 2017 - 5:45pm
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February 23, 2017
Science Center Hall D, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Harvard University Center for the Environment presents "Meeting Future Food Needs: The Global Food System Under Climate Change" with Shenggen Fan, Director General, International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) as part of its newest lecture series, Future of Food.
Thursday, February 23, 2017 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
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February 24, 2017
Aldrich 211, HBS, 35 Harvard Way, Boston
A panel of HBS faculty and alumni will explore this question and share perspectives on the role of business schools and MBAs in moving climate awareness and progress forward.
Friday, February 24, 2017 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
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February 14, 2017
Room 166, Littauer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Institute of Politics at Harvard Kennedy School hosts Gina McCarthy, Administrator of the EPA (2013-2017), who will discuss what it takes to make progress as a public servant working at the local, state and federal levels in today’s “unhealthy” climate.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:45pm
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February 24, 2017
Tsai Auditorium (S010), CGIS South Bldg, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
The Weatherhead Center for International Studies hosts an afternoon of “speed talk” presentations by two dozen top scholars in the Boston area highlighting current research findings at the important nexus between food, agriculture, health, society, and the environment.
Friday, February 24, 2017 -
12:30pm to 4:30pm
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February 2, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 429, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge
Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science.
Thursday, February 2, 2017 - 1:00pm
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March 20, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge
Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science.
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
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March 27, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge
Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science.
Monday, March 27, 2017 - 1:00pm
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April 3, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge
Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science.
Monday, April 3, 2017 - 1:00pm
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February 13, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge
Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science.
Monday, February 13, 2017 - 1:00pm
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April 10, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge
Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science.
Monday, April 10, 2017 - 1:00pm
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February 20, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge
Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science.
Monday, February 20, 2017 - 1:00pm
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April 17, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge
Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science.
Monday, April 17, 2017 - 1:00pm
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February 27, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge
Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science.
Monday, February 27, 2017 - 1:00pm
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April 24, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge
Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science.
Monday, April 24, 2017 - 1:00pm
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March 6, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge
Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science.
Monday, March 6, 2017 - 1:00pm
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February 6, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge
Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science.
Monday, February 6, 2017 - 1:00pm
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March 13, 2017
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge
Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science.
Monday, March 13, 2017 - 1:00pm
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March 3, 2017 to March 4, 2017
Boston Marriott Cambridge, 50 Broadway, Cambridge
More changes have occurred in the global energy sector in the past decade than in the 100 years prior. In its 12th edition, the MIT Energy Conference explores changes in production and conversion, transmission and storage, and consumption with a focus on enabling the next energy paradigm.
Friday, March 3, 2017 (All day) to Saturday, March 4, 2017 (All day)
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February 13, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Consortium for Energy Policy Research presents "The Brazilian Power Sector" with Mauricio Tolmasquim, Visiting Fellow, Harvard Electricity Policy Group; Professor, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro; and former President of Brazil’s Empresa de Pesquisa Energética (Energy Research Company).
Monday, February 13, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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February 6, 2017
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Joseph Aldy, Associate Professor of Public Policy, will discuss "The Great Swap: Addressing Climate Change with a Carbon Tax."
Monday, February 6, 2017 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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January 30, 2017
Milstein East A, Wasserstein Center, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
The Harvard Environmental Law Program welcomes Professor Jody Freeman & Professor Richard Lazarus who will discuss the challenges that environmental and energy law face in the next four years and possible responses.
Monday, January 30, 2017 - 4:00pm
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March 23, 2017
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Building Energy Efficiency Regulations in China: Policies and Trends" with Barbara Finamore, Senior Attorney and Asia Director, China Program, Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC).
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 3:30pm
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January 30, 2017
Asia Centers Lounge, First Floor, CGIS South Building, 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge
The Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies welcomes award winning photographer Ian Teh for a special one-day exhibition and talk.
Monday, January 30, 2017 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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April 12, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Evan Herrnstadt, HUCE, will discuss "Asymmetric Information, Drilling Distortions, and Oil and Gas Leases."
Wednesday, April 12, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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April 5, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Shinsuke Tanaka, Tufts University, will discuss "Mind the Gap! Tax Incentives and Incentives for Manipulating Fuel Efficiency in the Automobile Industry."
Wednesday, April 5, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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March 29, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Jonathan Parker, MIT, will discuss "Accelerator or Brake? Cash for Clunkers, Household Liquidity, and Aggregate Demand."
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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March 8, 2017
Malkin Penthouse, 4th floor, Littauer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Cass Sunstein (HLS) will discuss "On the Costs and Benefits of Mandatory Labeling, with Special Reference to Genetically Modified Foods." Presented jointly with HLS Behavioral Economics, Law, and Public Policy Seminar.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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March 1, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Martin Weitzman (HKS) will discuss "On a World Climate Assembly and the Social Cost of Carbon."
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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February 22, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Jeffrey Zabel, Tufts University, will discuss "Valuing Nuclear Energy Risk: The Impact of the Fukushima Crisis on U.S. Housing Prices."
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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February 15, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Robyn Meeks, University of Michigan, will discuss "Shedding Light: Understanding Energy Efficiency and Electricity Reliability."
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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February 8, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Hunt Allcott, New York University, will discuss "The Welfare Effects of Nudges: A Case Study of Energy Use Social Comparisons."
Wednesday, February 8, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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January 25, 2017
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Gilbert Metcalf, Tufts University, will discuss "The Impact of Removing Tax Preferences for U.S. Oil and Gas Production."
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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January 25, 2017
Haller Hall (102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
The Harvard University Center for the Environment invites you to a special screening of Age of Consequences, an investigation of climate change impacts on resource scarcity, migration, and conflict through the lens of national security and global stability. Q&A with Executive Producer Sophie Robinson to follow screening.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 -
6:30pm to 8:30pm
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December 5, 2016
M-RCBG Conference Room, 5th floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St, Cambridge
Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government Senior Fellow John DeVillars’ fourth study group session focused on electric utility governance and regulation and the transition to a cleaner energy future.
Monday, December 5, 2016 -
1:30pm to 2:30pm
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November 30, 2016
T-202, Taubman Bldg, 2nd Floor, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government Senior Fellow John DeVillars’ third study group session: "The Politics of Electric Utility Reform."
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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November 28, 2016
Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall, Harvard Yard
The Center for Health and the Global Environment invites you to the US premiere of "Paradigm Shift." The film tells the story about Mexican professors who, in the midst of reforms in energy and education, show us the depth, power, and importance of integrating government, private sector, transformational education and communities, as they are able to come together when trust is created among them, and profiles how the Sustainable Technologies and Health Program worked closely with Advisory Board member Francisco Acuña to scale innovation in Mexico.
Monday, November 28, 2016 -
5:00pm to 7:00pm
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November 30, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge
HUCE hosts a special seminar with Jennifer Burney, Assistant Professor, School of Global Policy and Strategy, University of California, San Diego.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
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November 15, 2016
Starr Auditorium, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Imagine a society 10,000 years from now. Can we protect them from the deadliest, most long-lasting radioactive substances ever produced? The Center for Public Leadership at Harvard Kennedy School invite you to a film screening of "Containment" followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers, Harvard Professors Peter Galison and Robb Moss.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 -
4:15pm to 6:45pm
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November 15, 2016
HGHI, 42 Church St., Cambridge
The Harvard Global Health Institute hosts Jonathan Buonocore, Program Leader, Climate, Energy, and Health, who will give a talk on "Health Cobenefits of Clean Energy."
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 1:00pm
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November 17, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge
HUCE welcomes Stephan Lewandowsky, Professor of Cognitive Psychology, School of Experimental Psychology and Cabot Institute, University of Bristol, who will discuss "Constraints on the Social Discount Rate Derived from Ethical Ambiguities and Uncertainty about Future Climate Change.”
Thursday, November 17, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 15, 2016
Tsai Auditorium, CGIS South S010, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
HUCE invites you for a special lecture with the President of the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES), Bob Perciasepe, who will discuss "Challenges for the New President."
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 -
5:00pm to 6:30pm
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December 2, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Effect of particle Morphology – in particular Liquid-liquid phase separation - on the absorption cross section of aerosol particles containing black carbon" with Ulrich Krieger, ETH Zurich.
Friday, December 2, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 30, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Competing Air Quality and Water Conservation Co-Benefits from Power Sector Decarbonization" with Peng Wei, Fellow at the Environment and Natural Resources Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 -
3:30pm to 4:45pm
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November 18, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Neil Donahue, Carnegie Mellon, will discuss "How Much Does Semi-volatile Matter Matter?"
Friday, November 18, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 10, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Michael Puma, Columbia University, will discuss "Exploring the Impacts of Major Atmospheric Anomalies on the Contemporary Global Food System.".
Thursday, November 10, 2016 -
2:00pm to 3:00pm
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November 9, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"China's National Cap-and-Trade Program: The Promise and the Reality" with Wang Pu, Fellow at the Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 -
3:30pm to 4:45pm
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November 16, 2016
Littauer-382, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Jing Li, Harvard University, "A Compatibility and Investment in the U.S. Electric Vehicle Market."
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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December 5, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, 79 John F. Kennedy St., Cambridge
Travis Kavulla, Commissioner, Montana Public Service Commission, and President and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (Nov. 2015-Nov. 2016) will discuss, “How should regulators incorporate claims of value that are exogenous to the actual supply & delivery of electricity?”
Monday, December 5, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 28, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, 79 John F. Kennedy St., Cambridge
Meghan O’Sullivan, Jeane Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, will discuss “The Geopolitics of the New Energy Abundance.”
Monday, November 28, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 14, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, 79 John F. Kennedy St., Cambridge
Matthew Kotchen, Professor of Economics, Yale University, will discuss “Which Social Cost of Carbon?”
Monday, November 14, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 7, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, 79 John F. Kennedy St., Cambridge
Michael McElroy, Gilbert Butler Professor of Environmental Studies, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, will lead a discussion on “Energy and Climate: Vision for the Future.”
Monday, November 7, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 31, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, 79 John F. Kennedy St., Cambridge
Venkatesh Narayanamurti, Benjamin Peirce Research Professor of Technology and Public Policy; and Professor of Physics, Harvard, will discuss “Cycles of Invention and Discovery: Bridging the Basic –Applied Dichotomy: Implications for redesign of U.S Energy Policy and National Laboratories.”
Monday, October 31, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 21, 2016
Maxwell Dworkin G125, 33 Oxford St., Cambridge
"The Future of Energy: Smart Grid and Beyond" with John D. McDonald, GE Energy Connections - Grid Solutions.
Friday, October 21, 2016 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
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October 14, 2016
209 Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"They call it 'Free Energy' so, hey, why pay?" with James De Yoreo, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL).
Friday, October 14, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:15pm
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October 18, 2016
Bldg 3-133, MIT, Cambridge
MIT's Environmental Solutions Initiative hosts its second lecture this fall of the People & the Planet series, featuring Sandy Andelman, Chief Scientist and Senior VP, and Will Turner, Senior VP, Global Strategy from Conservation International.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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October 19, 2016
Belfer Case Study Room (5020), CGIS South Bldg, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
The Weatherhead Initiative on Climate Engineering presents "New Challenges in Governing Geoengineering" with David Victor, Professor, School of Global Policy and Strategy; Director, Laboratory on International Law and Regulation, UC San Diego.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
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October 26, 2016
Land Hall, 4th Floor, Belfer Bldg, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
The Program on Science, Technology and Society at the Harvard Kennedy School invite you to a book launch and discussion of "Cycles of Invention and Discovery: Rethinking the Endless Frontier" led by authors Venkatesh Narayanamurti, Harvard University, and Toluwalogo Odumosu, University of Virginia.
Wednesday, October 26, 2016 -
4:30pm to 6:15pm
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October 17, 2016
CGIS Knafel Bldg, Bowie Vernon Room (K262), 1737 Cambridge St., Cambridge
Mark Jaccard, Simon Fraser University, will give a talk on "In the Climate Policy Trenches: Lessons from the British Columbia Carbon Tax and Other Climate Policies."
Monday, October 17, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
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October 20, 2016
CGIS South S-050, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
The DRCLAS Brazil Studies Program welcomes Rogerio Studart, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro. This talk will discuss the significant growth of sustainable investments (in energy, transportation, and urban infrastructure) in Brazil.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 -
12:00pm to 2:00pm
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October 18, 2016
Geo Lecture Hall (100), 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge
The Peabody Museum welcomes Vernon L. Scarborough, University of Cincinnati, who will give a talk as part of the Gordon R. Willey Lecture Series.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 -
6:00pm to 7:00pm
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October 20, 2016
Workshop: HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge Panel: Room 275, Taubman Bldg, 79 JFK St., HKS, Cambridge
Discover the cutting edge of research in behavioral science as applied to energy, environment, and climate solutions at a hands-on workshop and panel discussion.
Thursday, October 20, 2016 -
12:00pm to 5:15pm
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October 19, 2016
Science Center Hall B, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge
HUCE and National Geographic invite you to a special pre-release screening and discussion of the documentary film, Before the Flood. From Academy Award®-winning filmmaker Fisher Stevens and Academy Award-winning actor, environmental activist and U.N. Messenger of Peace Leonardo DiCaprio, Before the Flood presents a riveting account of the dramatic changes now occurring around the world due to climate change, as well as the actions we as individuals and as a society can take to prevent catastrophic disruption of life on our planet.
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 - 5:30pm
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October 18, 2016
Piper Auditorium, Gund Hall, GSD, 48 Quincy St., Cambridge
The Center for Green Buildings and Cities (CGBC) hosts its 2nd Annual Lecture featuring Richard Rogers, a founding partner of Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners.
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 - 6:30pm
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October 11, 2016
Room 1D, 20 Sumner Rd., Cambridge
The Harvard Center for Green Buildings and Cities (CGBC) welcomes Bin Yan who will present “Energy Demand Forecasting: Model development, uncertainty analysis and forecasting.”
Tuesday, October 11, 2016 -
1:15pm to 2:15pm
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October 17, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"The Power of Change: Innovation for Development and Deployment of Increasingly Clean Electric Power Technologies" with Paul Beaton, The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.
Monday, October 17, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 23, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Methane Leakage from Oil & Gas Operations: What are we learning from recent studies" with Daniel Zavala-Araiza, EDF.
Friday, September 23, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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September 26, 2016
Starr Auditorium, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Please join the Environment and Natural Resources Program at the Belfer Center and the Program on US-Japan Relations at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs for a special seminar with Nobuo Tanaka, President, Sasakawa Peace Foundation; Executive Director (2007-11), International Energy Agency (IEA); and Professor, Graduate School of Public Policy (GRASPP), University of Tokyo.
Monday, September 26, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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September 26, 2016
MIT 4-270, 182 Memorial Drive (Rear), Cambridge
Fossil Free MIT hosts a lecture lunch, and book signing with Dr. Michael E. Mann, author of "The Madhouse Effect."
Monday, September 26, 2016 -
1:15pm to 2:45pm
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September 20, 2016
209 Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Martin Z. Bazant, MIT, will present on the topic "Control of Phase Transformations in Rechargeable Batteries."
Tuesday, September 20, 2016 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
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December 6, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room 440, 26 Oxford St., 4th Floor, Cambridge
Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science.
Tuesday, December 6, 2016 - 12:00pm
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September 8, 2016
First Parish in Cambridge Unitarian Universalist, 3 Church St., Harvard Square, Cambridge
How do we convert our entire energy supply to renewables? Mara Prentiss, author of Energy Revolution: The Physics and the Promise of Efficient Technology and Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics, tells us about the opportunities and choices that must be made.
Thursday, September 8, 2016 - 7:00pm
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September 16, 2016
Maxwell Dworkin G115, 33 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Environmental and Energy Applications of Graphene Oxide Nanoarchitectures" with Chad Vecitis, Environmental Engineering, SEAS.
Friday, September 16, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 21, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Spaceship in the Desert: Energy, Climate Change and Urban Design in Abu Dhabi" with Gökçe Gunel (Columbia University).
Monday, November 21, 2016 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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September 10, 2016
Starr Auditorium, Belfer 200, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
The aim of this conference is to map emerging technologies that could address global grand challenges, review their disruptive characteristics, identify potential sources of social concern, and outline business models and public policies on how to address the social concerns.
Saturday, September 10, 2016 -
8:30am to 5:30pm
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October 8, 2016
HBS, 117 Western Ave., Boston (Allston Campus)
Please join the Energy & Environment Club at Harvard Business School for an exciting line-up of panelist and keynotes.
Saturday, October 8, 2016 (All day)
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October 3, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"Governments as Partners: The Role of Collaboration in US Cleantech Startup Innovation" with Claudia Doblinger, University of Regensburg, Germany.
Monday, October 3, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 26, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"Get the Structure Right - Lessons from the Israeli Energy Market" with Orit Farkash HaCohen, Chairperson, Israel Electric Authority, 2011-2016.
Monday, September 26, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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August 25, 2016
100 Main Street, Hull
Join the Harvard Extension Environmental Club for a FREE tour of the Hull Wind Turbine.
Thursday, August 25, 2016 - 10:00am
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May 10, 2016
425 Lyman, 11 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Flow optimization for unconventional approaches to hydrokinetic energy conversion" with Shreyas Mandre, Brown University.
Tuesday, May 10, 2016 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
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May 6, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"CarbonTracker-Lagrange: A Framework for Greenhouse Gas Flux Estimation at Regional to Continental Scales" with Arlyn Andrews, NOAA ESRL.
Friday, May 6, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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April 29, 2016
G125 Maxwell Dworkin, 33 Oxford St., Cambridge
"The Smart Grid Opportunity: from Automation to Autonomy" with Sakis Meliopoulos, Georgia Institute of Technology.
Friday, April 29, 2016 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
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April 22, 2016
209 Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
"Organic Aqueous Flow Batteries for Massive Electrical Energy Storage" with Mike Aziz, Professor of Materials and Energy Technologies.
Friday, April 22, 2016 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
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April 19, 2016
Landmark Kendall Square Theater, One Kendall Square, 355 Binney St., Cambridge
Boston Area Solar Energy Association (BASEA) welcomes you for a film screening of the most ambitious solar-power-centric movie yet.
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 - 7:00pm
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April 14, 2016
JFK Jr. Forum, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"Science and Diplomacy for Solving Humanity's Big Issues - Iran, HEU and Climate" with Ernest Moniz, United States Secretary of Energy.
Thursday, April 14, 2016 - 6:00pm
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April 15, 2016
Marriott Long Wharf (Salons D, E, F, L), 296 State St., Boston
The U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and Dr. John P. Holdren, Director of the White House Office of Science will host a public stakeholder meeting on the second installment of the Quadrennial Energy Review (QER), an integrated study of the U.S. electricity system from generation through end use.  
Friday, April 15, 2016 - 9:30am
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April 13, 2016
Geo Lecture Hall (100), Geo Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
Richard A. Muller, University of California, Berkeley and the Founder of BerkeleyEarth.org, will present "One Catastrophe After Another: The big bang, death of the dinosaurs, ice ages, global warming, and beyond.”
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 8:00pm
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April 5, 2016
Room 190, MIT Building 2,182 Memorial Drive, Cambridge
MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative and MIT Environmental Solutions Initiative host a pre-release screening of "Time to Choose," a climate solutions film, followed by a Q&A with executive producer and solar entrepreneur Tom Dinwoodie. Oscar-winning director Charles Ferguson takes us through the climate challenges – and the climate opportunities – we share.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 - 6:00pm
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April 7, 2016
Sanders Theater, 45 Quincy St., Cambridge
The Harvard Global Institute and the Harvard China Project host Al Gore, former Vice-President of the United States and Chairman, The Climate Reality Project.
Thursday, April 7, 2016 - 5:30pm
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April 13, 2016
CGIS-S020, Belfer Case Study Room , 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
The Energy History Project hosts Surabhi Ranganathan, Kings College, University of Cambridge, who will discuss "Global Commons."
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 - 4:15pm
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March 25, 2016
Room 201, One Brattle Square, Cambridge
HEEC hosts a panel, co-sponsored by the Sierra Club, that will discuss the question, “Is Massachusetts undoing years of progress towards more renewable energy sources by expanding Natural Gas and putting Solar Incentives on the chopping block?”
Friday, March 25, 2016 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
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March 11, 2016
Belfer Case Study Room (S020), CGIS South Bldg, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
The Edwin O. Reischauer Institute of Japanese Studies presents "3.11 Five Years Later – The Earthquake | Tsunami | Nuclear Meltdown in Japan: Research Borne from the March 11, 2011 Triple Disasters in Japan."
Friday, March 11, 2016 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
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March 10, 2016
First Parish in Cambridge Unitarian Universalist, 3 Church St., Harvard Square, Cambridge
"Let's Cut the Crap!" (i.e., Misinformation about Solar) with Mark Sandeen of Mass Solar.
Thursday, March 10, 2016 - 7:30pm
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March 10, 2016
Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor, Taubman Bldg, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"A Conversation with Lord Browne: The New Energy Environment"
Thursday, March 10, 2016 -
8:45am to 10:00am
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April 7, 2016
FXB G12, HSPH, 677 Huntington Ave., Boston
Johnathan Buonocore, T.H. Chan School of Public Health, will discuss "Planetary-Scale Primary Prevention for the 21st Century: Health and Climate Benefits of Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency, and Carbon Mitigation."
Thursday, April 7, 2016 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
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March 2, 2016
Nye A, Fifth Floor Taubman Bldg, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
A student panel discussion and presentation on "Student Report Back: Field Experience Trip in the United Arab Emirates on Sustainable Energy."
Wednesday, March 2, 2016 - 7:00pm
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May 2, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"Energy Cooperation in China’s “One Belt One Road” Initiative" with Kaho Yu, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS.
Monday, May 2, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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March 7, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
"Retail Choice in Electricity: What Have We Learned in 20 Years?" with Mathew Morey, Christensen Associates Energy Consulting, LLC.
Monday, March 7, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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April 19, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room, 24 Oxford St. 3rd Floor, Cambridge
The Harvard Environmental History Working Group hosts Monica Salas-Landa, Harvard University, who will discuss "Crude Residues: The Workings of Failing Oil Infrastructure in Poza Rica, Ver., Mexico."
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 -
3:30pm to 5:00pm
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February 29, 2016
Leadership Studio, 10th Floor, Kresge Bldg, 677 Huntington Ave., Boston
Leadership Career in Government: EPA Chief Speaks - A Conversation with The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Monday, February 29, 2016 -
12:30pm to 1:30pm
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February 24, 2016
West Village Residence Complex F, Northeastern University, 40A Leon St., Boston
This session is part of Northeastern University’s spring 2016 Myra Kraft Open Classroom “Shaping Boston’s Future: Aspirations, Opportunities, and Challenges" focused on the Imagine Boston 2030 initiative.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
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March 1, 2016
Venture Cafe - 5th Floor, Cambridge Innovation Center, One Broadway. Cambridge
Boston Area Sustainability Group hosts this event featuring a panel discussion with Johanna Jobin, Director, Global EHS & Sustainability at Biogen; State Senator Mike Barrett, D-Lexington; and Joe Lassiter, Senior Fellow at Harvard Business School.
Tuesday, March 1, 2016 -
6:00pm to 8:30pm
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February 18, 2016
Room S250, CGIS South Bldg, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge
William A. Masters, Professor, Tufts University, will discuss "The Big Picture for Global Hunger: Recent Transitions in Agriculture, Public Policy, and Nutrition."
Thursday, February 18, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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April 26, 2016
CBG Conference Room (Belfer 503), 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Ulf Sverdrup, Director of the Norwegian Institute of International Affairs, will discuss "Europe & the New Russia as seen from Northern Europe."
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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April 21, 2016
CBG Conference Room (Belfer-503), 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Gulmira Rzayeva, Center for Strategic Studies (CSS) of the Republic of Azerbaijan, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES), Oxford University, will discuss "Azerbaijan Gas in new market and geopolitical environments."
Thursday, April 21, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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March 7, 2016
Fainsod (Littauer 324), 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Ole Gunnar Austvik, M-RCBG, leads a discussion on "The Failure of Long-term Oil Price Forecasting."
Monday, March 7, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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April 14, 2016
CBG Conference Room (Belfer-503), 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Lee Kaldor, Former Senior Policy Advisor, Legislator, and Energy Coordinator for USDA, will discuss "North Dakota shale oil: Social and economic impacts."
Thursday, April 14, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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April 5, 2016
M-RCBG Conference Room (503), Belfer Bldg, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Study group led by M-RCBG senior fellow Simon Winter.
Tuesday, April 5, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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February 25, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Jay T. Cullen, University of Victoria, will discuss "Experiences in science and risk communication with the public about the Fukushima Dai-ichi disaster."
Thursday, February 25, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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April 28, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room, 24 Oxford St. 3rd Floor, Cambridge
Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science.
Thursday, April 28, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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February 11, 2016
Malkin Penthouse, 4th Floor, Littauer Bldg, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Dr. Paula Dobriansky, Future of Diplomacy Project, and Robert Stavins, Harvard Kennedy School will discuss the path from negotiations to implementation of the Paris Climate Conference and resulting Agreement.
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 8:00am
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February 12, 2016
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Jay Turner, Washington University in St. Louis, will discuss "Air Quality in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia: Impact Assessment of a Residential Heating Stove Replacement Program and Long-Term Prospects for Improving Health Outcomes."
Friday, February 12, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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May 18, 2016
Seaport Hotel, 200 Seaport Blvd., Boston
Raab Associates' presents a gala-symposium to celebrate 20 years of the New England Electricity Restructuring Roundtable at their 150th Roundtable.
Wednesday, May 18, 2016 -
8:00am to 3:30pm
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February 16, 2016
Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge St. Cambridge
A discussion on “Energy Transitions in Germany and Japan Five Years after Fukushima.”
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
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February 24, 2016
Rubenstein 219, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Dr. Robert L. Kleinberg, Schlumberger, will discuss "The Economics of Shale Gas & Tight Oil Production."
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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February 11, 2016
First Parish in Cambridge Unitarian Universalist, 3 Church Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge
'Loma Larga Granja Solar' A New Twist in Solar Development
Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 7:30pm
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March 3, 2016
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Casey Brown, University of Massachusetts, will discuss "Water and Climate Change: Adaptation, Uncertainty, Decision Scaling and the Implications for China."
Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 3:30pm
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February 10, 2016
Allison Dining Room, 5th Floor, Taubman Bldg, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
A discussion on the democratic opportunities in renewable energies from a transnational perspective.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
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February 4, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room, 24 Oxford St. 3rd Floor, Cambridge
Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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February 9, 2016
Littauer Bldg, Rm.230, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
A talk and discussion with Coral Davenport, The New York Times’ Energy & Environment Correspondent, Washington Bureau.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:45pm
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February 11, 2016
Ames Courtroom, Austin Hall, HLS, 1585 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
Economist Jeffrey Sachs presents his new book on the path forward for achieving sustainable development
Thursday, February 11, 2016 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
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March 4, 2016 to March 5, 2016
Marriott, 50 Broadway, Cambridge
The 2016 MIT Energy Conference will bring together thought leaders from industry, government, scientific community, and academia for exciting dialogues and insightful discussions about Energy issues facing the world today.
Friday, March 4, 2016 (All day) to Saturday, March 5, 2016 (All day)
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February 29, 2016
HUCE Seminar Room, 24 Oxford Street, 3rd Floor, Cambridge
Behnam Taebi (Harvard, HKS Belfer Center) presents "Responsible Innovation and Public Values in the Dutch Shale Gas Controversy."
Monday, February 29, 2016 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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April 25, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Pu Wang, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Sustainability Science in the Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, will discuss "Efficiency and equity implications of China’s national cap-and-trade system."
Monday, April 25, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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April 18, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Bldg, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Matthew Bunn, Professor of Practice, Harvard Kennedy School, and Joseph Lassiter, Senior Fellow, Senator John Heinz Professor of Management Practice in Environmental Management (Retired), Harvard Business School will discuss "Nuclear Energy: Obstacles and Possibilities."
Monday, April 18, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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April 11, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Brian Murray, Director, Environmental Economics Program, Nicholas Institute, Duke University will discuss "How has British Columbia’s revenue-neutral carbon tax worked? A synthesis of the evidence."
Monday, April 11, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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April 4, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
David Keith, Professor of Applied Physics, SEAS and Professor of Public Policy, HKS, will lead a discussion on "Solar geoengineering: an update and case for research."
Monday, April 4, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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March 28, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Xinyu Chen, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard China Project will discuss "Renewable Power Integration in China."
Monday, March 28, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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March 21, 2016
Fainsod Room, 3rd Floor, Littauer Bldg, HKS, 1805 Cambridge St., Cambridge
Jeffrey Pavlovic, Managing Director of Electric Industry Coordination in the Undersecretary of Electricity in the Mexican Ministry of Energy will discuss "Electricity Market Developments in Mexico."
Monday, March 21, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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February 29, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Kate Konschnik, Lecturer on Law and Director, Environmental Policy Initiative, Harvard Law School will discuss " Clean Power Plan Model Rules: Pathways for Implementation."
Monday, February 29, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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February 22, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
HUCE faculty associate Robert Stavins, Albert Pratt Professor of Business and Government, Harvard Kennedy School, and Robert Stowe, Executive Director, Harvard Environmental Economics Program and Manager, Harvard Project on Climate Agreements will discuss "The Paris Agreement: Climate Change Policy in the Post-2020 World."
Monday, February 22, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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February 8, 2016
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Catherine Wolfram, Cora Jane Flood Professor of Business Administration, University of California Berkeley will discuss "Default Effects, Follow-on Behavior, and Welfare in Residential Electricity Pricing Programs."
Monday, February 8, 2016 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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February 26, 2016
Foley Hoag LLP, 155 Seaport Boulevard, 13th Floor Boston
Raab Associates' presents the first Roundtable of 2016, the 149th New England Electricity Restructuring Roundtable.
Friday, February 26, 2016 -
9:00am to 12:30pm
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April 27, 2016
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Warwick McKibbin, Australian National University, Adele Morris, Brookings Institution, and Peter Wilcoxen, Syracuse University, will discuss “Controlling Carbon Emissions from U.S. Power Plants: How a Tradable Performance Standard Compares to a Carbon Tax.”
Wednesday, April 27, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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April 13, 2016
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
HUCE faculty associate David Drake, Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Kennedy School will discuss “Carbon Tariffs: Effects in Settings with Technology Choice and Foreign Production Cost Advantage.”
Wednesday, April 13, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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April 6, 2016
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Kelsey Jack, Tufts University, and Grant Smith, University of Cape Town, will discuss “Charging Ahead: Prepaid Metering and Electricity Use in South Africa.”
Wednesday, April 6, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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February 24, 2016
Room L-382, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Stephen Holland, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, Erin Mansur, Dartmouth, Nicholas Muller, Middlebury College, and Andrew Yates, University of North Carolina, will discuss “Are There Environmental Benefits from Driving Electric Vehicles? The Importance of Local Factors."
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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December 4, 2015
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Sonia Kreidenweis, Colorado State University, will discuss “Biomass Burning as a Source of Cloud-Active Particles.”
Friday, December 4, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 30, 2015
CBG Conference Room Belfer-503, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Gulmira Rzayeva, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Strategic Studies under the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan; Research Associate, Oxford Institute for Energy Studies, Oxford University, will discuss “Azerbaijan Gas in New Market and Geopolitical Environments.”
Monday, November 30, 2015 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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November 24, 2015
CBG Conference Room Belfer-503, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Dag Harald Claes, Head of Institute of Political Science at the University of Oslo, will discuss “The Geo-economics of Arctic Oil and Gas.”
Tuesday, November 24, 2015 -
1:10pm to 2:30pm
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November 20, 2015
CBG Conference Room, Belfer-503, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Mikhail Krutikhin, Editor and Partner RusEnergy, Moscow, Russia; Former TASS correspondent, will discuss “Russia’s Energy Export: Business or Politics?”
Friday, November 20, 2015 -
2:00pm to 3:30pm
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November 18, 2015
Science Center Hall C, 1 Oxford St. Cambridge
Daniel Nocera, Patterson Rockwood Professor of Energy, Harvard, presents "Energy for 1 x 6 Billion."
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 7:00pm
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November 18, 2015
District Hall, 75 Northern Ave., Boston
Speakers include: Christina Becker-Birck, Director, Meister Consultants Group and Nina Hitchins, Senior Analyst, NERA Economic Consulting. Moderated by Shinu Thomas, Young Professionals in Energy.
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
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November 18, 2015
Daedalus, 45 Mt. Auburn St., Cambridge
Please join the MIT Energy Club as we mix with students from Harvard, Tufts, and Northeastern. This is sure to be a great time, and a great opportunity to meet your fellow students from these campuses!
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 -
8:00pm to 10:00pm
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November 19, 2015
HUCE Seminar Room, 24 Oxford St., 3rd Floor, Cambridge
Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science.
Thursday, November 19, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 3, 2015
Malkin Penthouse, Littauer Building 4th Floor, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Join the Environment and Natural Resources Program, the BlueGreen Alliance, and the Energy and Environment PIC for a discussion on the Just Transition to a low-carbon economy.
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 -
4:15pm to 5:45pm
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November 4, 2015 to November 5, 2015
The Fourth Annual U.S. Clean Energy Education and Empowerment (C3E) Women in Clean Energy Symposium Webcast
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 - 1:00pm to Thursday, November 5, 2015 - 5:15pm
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November 13, 2015
Taubman Building, Room 301, 15 Eliot St., Cambridge
René Castro Salazar, former Minister of Environment, Energy, and Telecommunications, Costa Rica; Fellow, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government, HKS, will discuss “Climate Change Policy After Paris: Opportunities and Risks for Developing Countries.”
Friday, November 13, 2015 -
11:30am to 1:00pm
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November 10, 2015
Fainsod Room, Littauer Building 3rd Floor, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Paula Dobriansky, Former U.S. Under Secretary of State for Democracy and Global Affairs and chief climate negotiator, United States; Senior Fellow, Future of Diplomacy Project, will discuss “The Paris Negotiations and other Environmental Forums: Insights and Impacts.” 
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
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October 28, 2015
Quincy House Senior Common Room, 58 Plympton St., Cambridge
SustainabiliTEAs are a monthly speaker series put on by the EAC.
Wednesday, October 28, 2015 - 7:30pm
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October 20, 2015
Crufts-309, Harvard University, Cambridge
Alex King, Director of the Critical Materials Institute, The Ames Laboratory, U.S. Department of Energy, will discuss “Critical Materials and their Impact on Technology & the Environment.”
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 -
1:00pm to 2:30pm
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November 15, 2015 to November 18, 2015
Hyatt Regency, One Avenue de Lafayette, Boston
Sustainatopia 2015 is one of the leading conferences for sustainability and impact
Sunday, November 15, 2015 - 9:00am to Wednesday, November 18, 2015 - 5:00pm
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October 23, 2015
Pierce Hall, 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Denise Mauzerall, Professor of Environmental Engineering and International Affairs, Princeton, will discuss “Climate, Air Quality, and Health Implications of China’s Energy and Agricultural Future.”
Friday, October 23, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 20, 2015
Foley Hoag LLP, 155 Seaport Boulevard, 13th floor, Boston
Raab Associates presents the 148th New England Electricity Restructuring Roundtable, “New England Pipeline and Transmission Infrastructure: Recent Developments & Recent Studies.”
Friday, November 20, 2015 -
9:00am to 12:30pm
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November 13, 2015 to November 14, 2015
MIT Wong Auditorium, 2 Amherst St., Cambridge
MIT presents the 2015 Water Summit, "Thriving with Change."
Friday, November 13, 2015 - 3:00pm to Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 5:00pm
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October 15, 2015
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Xi Liang, Senior Lecturer of Energy Finance; Secretary General, UK-China (Guangdong) CCUS Centre; and Director, Centre for Business and Climate Change, University of Edinburgh Business School, will discuss “The Future of Emission Trading in China.”
Thursday, October 15, 2015 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
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October 17, 2015
Spangler Center, Harvard Business School, 117 Western Avenue, Allston
Join us on the Harvard Business School campus on Saturday, October 17th, as some of the industry’s leading executives, policy makers, and students engage in a vibrant discussion on today's industry challenges and the future of oil and gas, cleantech, renewables, nuclear, utilities and power, energy investing, and more.
Saturday, October 17, 2015 -
8:00am to 5:00pm
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October 30, 2015
McLeod Suites, 318 CSC, 360 Huntington Avenue, Boston
The Northeastern University Energy System Society (NU-ESS) welcomes all members of the community who are interested in taking a more active role in energy, sustainability, and environmental issues as both students in the classroom and professionals working in the industry.
Friday, October 30, 2015 - 8:00am
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October 19, 2015
Bartos Theater, Wiesner Building, MIT, 20 Ames St., Cambridge
Allison Macfarlane, George Washington University; former Chair, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, will discuss “After Fukushima: Making Nuclear Energy Safer.”
Monday, October 19, 2015 - 4:00pm
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September 23, 2015
Science Center Hall C, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge
Mara Prentiss, Mallinckrodt Professor of Physics, Harvard, will present on the “Energy Revolution.”
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 7:00pm
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September 21, 2015
Haller Hall, Geological Museum, 26 Oxford St., Cambridge
Dr. Rajdeep Dasgupta, Rice University, will discuss “Earth's Deep Carbon Cycle - Origin, Ingassing, Storage, and Outgassing.”
Monday, September 21, 2015 - 4:00pm
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October 15, 2015
Bell Hall, Belfer Building, 5th floor, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Joseph Aldy, Associate Professor of Public Policy at HKS; Faculty Chair, Regulatory Policy Program, will discuss “Designing Durable Climate and Energy Policy: Lessons from the Clean Air Act.”
Thursday, October 15, 2015 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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October 2, 2015
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Melissa Weitz, Office of Atmospheric Programs, Climate Change Division, EPA, will discuss “EPA Greenhouse Gas Emissions Data.”
Friday, October 2, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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December 3, 2015
Geological Museum Room 418, 24 Oxford Street 4th Floor, Cambridge
Facilitating discussion and furthering our understanding of the technical details of energy technology and science.
Thursday, December 3, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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September 23, 2015
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, 63 Franklin Street, 3rd Floor, Boston
The Cleantech Energy Storage Financing Forum will feature short "pitches" from several startup companies and a panel presentation.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
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September 17, 2015
Bell Hall, Belfer Building, 5th floor, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Kate Konschnik, Lecturer on Law and founding Director of Harvard Law School's Environmental Policy Initiative, will discuss “Hydraulic Fracturing Chemicals Reporting: Evaluation of Data and Recommendations for Policymakers.”
Thursday, September 17, 2015 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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September 21, 2015
Milstein East A, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge
Thorsten Trimpop, Fellow, MIT Open Documentary Lab, Comparative Media Studies/Writing, will discuss “Meanwhile in Japan – Filming in the Nuclear Exclusion Zone.”
Monday, September 21, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:30pm
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September 10, 2015
Pierce Hall, 100F, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge
Dr. Caitlyn Butler, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, will discuss "Wastewater Treatment: Changing the Mass and Energy Balances to our Advantage."
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 4:00pm
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September 14, 2015
Pierce 100F, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Megan Black, Fellow, Charles Warren Center, Harvard, will discuss "Rethinking Landsat: The American State and Big Oil in the Space Race."
Monday, September 14, 2015 -
12:15pm to 2:00pm
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November 30, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Jonathan Buonocore, Center for Health and the Global Environment, Harvard School of Public Health, will discuss "Health and Climate Benefits of Different Energy-efficiency and Renewable Energy Choices."
Monday, November 30, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 16, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Jane Long, Chair, California Council on Science and Technology’s California’s Energy Future Committee; Senior Contributing Scientist, Environmental Defense Fund; and Visiting Researcher, U.C. Berkeley, will lead the HKS Energy Policy Seminar Series discussion.
Monday, November 16, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 2, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Carolyn Ruppel, Chief, US Geological Survey's Gas Hydrates Project, will discuss "Gas Hydrates as an Energy Source."
Monday, November 2, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 19, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Keith Casey, Vice President, Market and Infrastructure Development, California ISO, will discuss "The Western Energy Imbalance Market."
Monday, October 19, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 5, 2015
Fainsod Room, Littauer Building, Room 324, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Harry Singh, Vice President, Goldman Sachs, will discuss "Financial Trading in Electricity Markets – Who Benefits and How?"
Monday, October 5, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 28, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
John Parsons, Senior Lecturer, Sloan School of Management, will discuss "Financial Arbitrage and Efficient Dispatch in Wholesale Electricity Markets."
Monday, September 28, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 21, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
Michael Caramanis, Professor, Boston University, will discuss "Extending Locational Marginal Cost Pricing to Retail Electricity Markets and Distributed Generation."
Monday, September 21, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 14, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK St., Cambridge
John Moot, Partner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, will discuss "Subsidies, Climate Change, Electric Markets, and FERC."
Monday, September 14, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 10, 2015
First Parish in Cambridge Unitarian Universalist, 3 Church Street, Cambridge
Joel Wool, Clean Energy Campaign Organizer, will lead a discussion on "Mass Power Forward".
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 7:30pm
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September 29, 2015
Bowie-Vernon Room (K262), CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
Jane Nakano, Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies, will discuss “The Geopolitical Implications of the U.S. Shale Revolution for Japan and China”.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 -
12:30pm to 2:00pm
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November 18, 2015
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy St., John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge
Scott Barrett, Columbia University, and Astrid Dannenberg, Kassel University, will discuss "Lessons for Climate Negotiations from Lab Experiments: What Doesn't Work and What Does Work".
Wednesday, November 18, 2015 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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November 4, 2015
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy St., John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge
Juan Moreno-Cruz, Georgia Institute of Technology, will discuss "Climate Tipping Points and Solar Geoengineering".
Wednesday, November 4, 2015 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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October 21, 2015
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy St., John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge
Michael Greenstone, University of Chicago, and Hunt Allcott, New York University, will discuss "Measuring the Welfare Effects of Energy Efficiency Programs".
Wednesday, October 21, 2015 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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September 30, 2015
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy St., John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge
Samuel Stolper, Harvard University, will discuss "Energy Tax Incidence under Imperfect Competition: An Application to Automotive Fuel".
Wednesday, September 30, 2015 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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September 16, 2015
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy St., John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge
Daniel Sullivan, Harvard University, will discuss "Why is the Estimated Value of Clean Air so Low?".
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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September 9, 2015
Room L-382, 79 John F. Kennedy St., John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge
Ian Parry from the International Monetary Fund will present his paper, "How Much Carbon Pricing is in Countries' Own Interests? The Critical Role of Co-Benefits".
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 -
4:15pm to 5:30pm
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October 22, 2015 to October 23, 2015
Harvard University, Cambridge
The History Project, in cooperation with the Joint Center for History and Economics and the Global History of Energy Project, will hold its fourth conference on October 22-23, 2015 at Harvard University.
Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 10:30am to Friday, October 23, 2015 - 3:30pm
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September 25, 2015
Foley Hoag LLP, 155 Seaport Boulevard, 13th Floor, Boston, MA 02210
"Grid Modernization Plans for Massachusetts Utilities" and "Jump Ball: Competing New England Electric Winter Reliability Program Proposals"
Friday, September 25, 2015 -
9:00am to 12:30pm
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September 2, 2012
Pierce 209, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Featuring Dr. Alex Zunger, Chancellor Professor, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado, "The Inverse Problem in Materials Theory: Given a Target Property, Find the Structure"
Sunday, September 2, 2012 - 5:00pm
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March 11, 2012
Maxwell Dworkin G115 33 Oxford Street, Cambridge
"Nanoporous Black Silicon by Liquid Etch: Optics, Photovoltaics and Photoelectrochemistry" with Howard Branz, Principal Scientist in the National Center for Photovoltaics, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Sunday, March 11, 2012 - 5:00pm
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June 11, 2015
First Parish in Cambridge Unitarian Universalist; 3 Church Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge
Forum: New MIT Study - "The Future of Solar Energy"! Bonus Forum: "Defining Solar's Value"!
Thursday, June 11, 2015 - 7:30pm
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June 2, 2015
The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, 600 Atlantic Ave #100, Boston
Hosted by the New England Economic Partnership, Massachusetts Business Roundtable, and Brandeis International Business School/Perlmutter Institute
Tuesday, June 2, 2015 -
12:00pm to 6:15pm
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June 19, 2015
Foley Hoag LLP, 155 Seaport Boulevard, 13th Floor, Boston
Next Wave of State Energy Efficiency Plans in New England; and Sustainable Rate Design for a Modern Grid
Friday, June 19, 2015 -
9:00am to 12:30pm
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May 14, 2015
First Parish in Cambridge Unitarian Universalist; 3 Church Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge
Lights to Our Future: Stories of Trial and Hope from Fukushima, Minamata, and Japan
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 7:30pm
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May 8, 2015
Lower Library, Robinson Hall, 35 Quincy Street, Cambridge
An Energy History roundtable discussion
Friday, May 8, 2015 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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April 30, 2015
CGIS South Building, Room S-050, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
"Sustainability of the Amazon: Tradeoffs Between Environmental Change, Hydropower and River Alterations" with Mauricio E. Arias, Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Research Fellow in Sustainability Science, Organismic and Evolutionary Biology Department, Harvard University
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 12:00pm
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April 29, 2015
Wiener Auditorium, Taubman Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
Should Harvard divest from fossil fuels to address the climate change crisis? A Harvard Kennedy School debate will address the arguments pro and con of a controversial global fossil fuel divestment campaign.
Wednesday, April 29, 2015 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
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May 6, 2015
Science Center, Lecture Hall C, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Lester Brown and J. Matthew Roney will present and discuss their new book, addressing how we can (and must) move beyond fossil fuels.
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
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May 11, 2015
Kresge Auditorium, MIT Campus, 48 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge
April 16, 2015
Le Meridien, 20 Sidney St, Cambridge
Join us for this interactive session on the evolving energy market and how you can plug-in at McKinsey! Potential discussion topics include "How renewable energy can break the energy cost curve", "How emerging technology is changing the rules of energy consumption", "What's next for nuclear generation". The event will conclude with informal "meet the experts" Q&A.
Thursday, April 16, 2015 -
7:30pm to 9:30pm
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April 17, 2015
Land Lecture Hall (4th Floor), Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
Film Screening and Discussion with Deepti Kakkar and Fahad Mustafa, Directors and Chair: Rohit Chandra, PhD candidate, Harvard Kennedy School
Friday, April 17, 2015 -
4:00pm to 6:30pm
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April 27, 2015
Geo Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street 1st Floor, Cambridge
Margo Oge, Vice Chairman of the Board of Deltawing Technologies, and former director of the Office of Transportation Air Quality at the US Environmental Protection Agency
Monday, April 27, 2015 - 5:15pm
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April 21, 2015
Geological Lecture Hall (Room 100), Harvard Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge
Presented by Dr. Bjorn Lomborg, one of TIME Magazine's 100 most influential people
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 -
5:00pm to 6:15pm
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April 23, 2015
Phillips Brooks House Parlor Room, 18 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
The Harvard College Environmental Action Committee seeks to help achieve a sustainable world and protect the environment for its human and non-human inhabitants.
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 7:00pm
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April 30, 2015
Phillips Brooks House Parlor Room, 18 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
The Harvard College Environmental Action Committee seeks to help achieve a sustainable world and protect the environment for its human and non-human inhabitants.
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 7:00pm
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May 7, 2015
Phillips Brooks House Parlor Room, 18 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
The Harvard College Environmental Action Committee seeks to help achieve a sustainable world and protect the environment for its human and non-human inhabitants.
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 7:00pm
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May 14, 2015
Phillips Brooks House Parlor Room, 18 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
The Harvard College Environmental Action Committee seeks to help achieve a sustainable world and protect the environment for its human and non-human inhabitants.
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 7:00pm
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April 17, 2015
Harvard University Center for the Environment, 24 Oxford Street 3rd Floor, Cambridge
A workshop by SEAS and the Program on Science, Technology and Society
Friday, April 17, 2015 (All day)
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April 16, 2015
Harvard University Center for the Environment, 24 Oxford Street 3rd Floor, Cambridge
A workshop by SEAS and the Program on Science, Technology and Society
Thursday, April 16, 2015 (All day)
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April 13, 2015
MIT, Morss Hall, 142 Memorial Dr., Cambridge
Come hear from government officials and business leaders from British Columbia about their experience since they instituted a price on carbon in 2008.
Monday, April 13, 2015 - 1:00pm
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April 16, 2015
Lowell House JCR, 10 Holyoke Place, Cambridge
Please join the Environmental Action Committee (EAC) and Global Energy Initiative (GEI) for a panel discussion on solar
Thursday, April 16, 2015 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
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April 4, 2015
Yale University, Burke Auditorium, Kroon Hall, 195 Prospect Street, New Haven, CT
The 2nd Yale Symposium on Chinese Overseas Investment and its Environmental and Social Impacts explores the relationship between China's overseas investment and the impacts - both negative and positive - on natural resources, particularly in the forestry, minerals, water, and energy sectors.
Saturday, April 4, 2015 -
8:30am to 7:00pm
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April 3, 2015
100F Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
"Filling Gaps: Improving Mercury Measurement Technology and Characterizing Neglected Oil and Gas Emissions Sources" with Seth Lyman, Utah State University
Friday, April 3, 2015 - 12:00pm
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April 2, 2015
Northwest Labs B101, 52 Oxford Street, Cambridge
A Harvard Energy Journal Club Symposium
Thursday, April 2, 2015 -
5:30pm to 7:00pm
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April 9, 2015
First Parish in Cambridge Unitarian Universalist, 3 Church Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge
Join us on April 9th for our Forum on Cape Wind, featruing Craig Altemose, Executive Director of Better Future Project
Thursday, April 9, 2015 - 7:00pm
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April 17, 2015
Foley Hoag LLP, 155 Seaport Boulevard, 13th Floor, Boston
"Future of Solar in New England; and Transmission & Renewable Developments in New England"
Friday, April 17, 2015 -
9:00am to 12:15pm
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April 6, 2015
Fainsod Conference Room, Room 324, HKS Littauer Building, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
In the second part of the two-seminar study group, Kate Konschnik will guide a discussion on the legal dimensions of EPA’s proposed Clean Power Plan, its reliance on the Clean Air Act's Section 111(d), and the legal challenges that are looming
Monday, April 6, 2015 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
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March 30, 2015
Fainsod Conference Room, Room 324, HKS Littauer Building, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
In the first of a two-seminar study group, David W. Cash will discuss state level actions addressing climate change and the diversity of responses by state environmental and energy offices to EPA’s proposed ​Clean Power Plan
Monday, March 30, 2015 -
4:30pm to 6:00pm
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April 17, 2015 to April 19, 2015
MIT Media Lab - Bartos Theatre, Wiesner Building, 20 Ames Street, Cambridge
Join students, innovators, and business leaders in tackling real-world challenges put forth by our industry and academic partners.
Friday, April 17, 2015 (All day) to Sunday, April 19, 2015 (All day)
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April 9, 2015
Babson College, Sorenson Theater, 19 Babson College Drive, Wellesley
This year's theme is "Harnessing Entrepreneurial Energy" which focuses on how businesses are leveraging entrepreneurship to solve challenging energy/environmental issues. Amory Lovins, Chairman, Chief Scientist, and Chairman Emeritus of the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), is the opening keynote; and the closing keynote will be delivered by George Bachrach, President of the Environmental League of Massachusetts. Topics include transportation, energy, urban planning, environmental entrepreneurship and more.
Thursday, April 9, 2015 (All day)
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April 3, 2015
Tufts University, Behrakis Auditorium, Jaharis Family Center for Biomedical and Nutritional Sciences, 150 Harrison Avenue, Boston
The event will bring together water experts from across the country to discuss issues and solutions to today’s water challenges. This year, the event includes special guest and co-host, the ClearWater Initiative, an organization actively working to expand clean water access in Uganda.
Friday, April 3, 2015 (All day)
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March 12, 2015
First Parish in Cambridge Unitarian Universalist, 3 Church Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge
Solar: Spring Ahead or Fall Back? Current Solar Legislation and the Net Metering and Solar Task Force
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 7:00pm
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March 8, 2015
Ticknor Lounge, Boylston Hall, 5 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
Students from various schools in the area will be in attendance so that you will get to better know the undergraduate energy community in the Greater Boston Area. The event will be structured to foster lasting intercollegiate connections and to excite students about the vast potential opportunities in the energy industry.
Sunday, March 8, 2015 -
3:30pm to 5:30pm
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March 10, 2015
Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street 1st Floor, Cambridge
A Harvard Museum of Natural History lecture with John H. Shaw, Chair of the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences; Harry C. Dudley Professor of Structural and Economic Geology; and Professor of Environmental Science and Engineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University
Tuesday, March 10, 2015 - 6:00pm
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April 27, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Low-carbon leapfrogging and globalization: How China developed its solar PV industry" with Christian Binz, Giorgio Ruffolo Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Sustainability Science Program and Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group, Harvard Kennedy School
Monday, April 27, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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April 20, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"How Much Energy do Building Energy Codes Really Save? Evidence from California" with Arik Levinson, Georgetown University
Monday, April 20, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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April 13, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"New York’s 'Reforming the Energy Vision” Initiative' with Audrey Zibelman, Chair, New York State Public Service Commission
Monday, April 13, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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April 6, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Sino-Russian Cooperation in Natural Gas" with Morena Skalamera, Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Geopolitics of Energy Project
Monday, April 6, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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March 30, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
William Moomaw, Professor of International Environmental Policy, Fletcher School, Tufts University; Susan Hackley, Managing Director, Program on Negotiation, Harvard Law School; HKS Student Panelist TBA
Monday, March 30, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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March 9, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"EPA’s Clean Power Plan: What Should States be sure not to Do?" with Paul Sotkiewicz, Chief Economist, Markets, PJM Interconnection
Monday, March 9, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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March 2, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Public Policy and the US Solar Industry" with Frank O’Sullivan, Director of Research and Analysis, MIT Energy Initiative
Monday, March 2, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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February 26, 2015
Geological Museum, Haller Hall, Room 102, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge
With Martin Könneke [Sr. Scientist, MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences, University of Bremen, Germany]
Thursday, February 26, 2015 - 2:30pm
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February 25, 2015
54 Dunster St, Cambridge, MA 02138 (OCS Conference Room)
Considering a career related to environmental causes, energy, or sustainability? Get a jump-start on the job and internship search by coming to this session focused on ideas and strategies that will put you on the right track.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - 4:00pm
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February 21, 2015
Tufts University, The Fletcher School, 160 Packard Avenue, Medford
This year's theme is “Breaking Barriers to a Clean Energy Future,” a solutions-oriented look at how to tackle the world’s most pressing energy challenges as we move toward a greener future
Saturday, February 21, 2015 -
8:30am to 7:30pm
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February 27, 2015
Harvard Geological Lecture Hall, 24 Oxford Street 1st Floor, Cambridge
The Symposium will feature 20 Harvard faculty members from 8 schools and a dozen departments giving 7 minute "speed presentations" on their current Food+ research
Friday, February 27, 2015 -
12:30pm to 4:30pm
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April 16, 2015
Phillips Brooks House Parlor Room, 18 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
The Harvard College Environmental Action Committee seeks to help achieve a sustainable world and protect the environment for its human and non-human inhabitants.
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 7:00pm
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February 11, 2015
MIT, Room 1-131, Pierce Laboratory, 33 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge
With Kurt House, entrepreneur, academic and founder of C12 Energy
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 - 12:00pm
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February 9, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Public Policy and the U.S. Solar Industry" with Frank O’Sullivan, Director of Research and Analysis, MIT Energy Initiative
Monday, February 9, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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February 10, 2015
HKS Malkin Penthouse, Littauer 4th Floor, ​79 ​John F. Kennedy Street, Cambridge
Coral Davenport, New York Times Energy​/​Environment Correspondent, Washington ​DC​, on "Controversy! Covering Climate & Energy from the Nation's Capital"
Tuesday, February 10, 2015 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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February 12, 2015
First Parish in Cambridge Unitarian Universalist, 3 Church Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge
Movie Showing: 'A Fierce Green Fire'
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 7:00pm
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February 4, 2015
Office of Career Services, Conference Room, 54 Dunster St, Cambridge
Come to this panel discussion to explore pathways into scientific careers beyond bench research. You'll hear from scientists who are using their scientific background in business, technology, and other fields.
Wednesday, February 4, 2015 -
4:00pm to 5:00pm
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February 2, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Belt and Suspenders and More: The Incremental Impact of Energy Efficiency Subsidies in the Presence of Existing Policy Instruments" with Joe Aldy, Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Monday, February 2, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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March 13, 2015
Foley Hoag LLP, 155 Seaport Boulevard, 13th Floor, Boston
"State of the New England States (Energy/Climate) - MA, CT, & ME" and "Important Regional Generation Developments"
Friday, March 13, 2015 - 9:00am
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January 26, 2015
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Power Over Pollution: State Compliance Strategies for EPA’s Clean Power Plan" with Ari Peskoe, Energy Fellow, Harvard Law School Environmental Policy Initiative
Monday, January 26, 2015 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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January 15, 2015
Brown University - Institute for Computational and Experimental Research in Mathematics, 121 South Main Street, 11th Floor, Providence, RI
NECEC, in conjunction with Brown University and the Slater Technology Fund, will convene some of the leading thinkers, innovators, and investors in clean energy to exchange ideas and learn about carbon capture and utilization technologies coming from the region's labs and academic research centers.
Thursday, January 15, 2015 (All day)
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April 16, 2015
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
"Decarbonizing China: Power System Strategies to Electrify Transportation and Building Heating with Renewable Sources" with CHEN Xinyu, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard China Project, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 4:00pm
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March 19, 2015
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
"China's Natural Gas Strategy" with Guy C.K. LEUNG, Postdoctoral Fellow, Geopolitics of Energy Project, Harvard Kennedy School of Government
Thursday, March 19, 2015 - 4:00pm
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February 19, 2015
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
"Regulatory Barriers to Decarbonizing China's Power Sector" with Michael DAVIDSON, Ph.D. Candidate, Engineering Systems Division, MIT
Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 4:00pm
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January 15, 2015
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
"Urban Water Supply-Demand Management Under Uncertainty: A Portfolio-Based Approach Applied to Melbourne, Australia and Kunming, China" with ZHANG Chengyan, Ph.D. Candidate, Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Thursday, January 15, 2015 - 3:30pm
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December 11, 2014
First Parish in Cambridge Unitarian Universalist, 3 Church Street, Harvard Square
How to Help Make the Future Bright for Solar in Massachusetts
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 7:00pm
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December 9, 2014
Science Center 469, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge
"Energy Technologies in Mind and Matter" with Christopher Jones, Assistant Professor, Arizona State University
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 - 2:00pm
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December 2, 2014
MIT, Room 4-163, 182 Memorial Drive, Cambridge
"Biomass in the Energy Industry" with Dr. John Pierce Chief Bioscientist, BP
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
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December 9, 2014
MIT Media Lab, 75 Amherst St, Cambridge
During this event, you will hear presentations on state-of-the-art technologies from academic leaders such as MIT’s Don Sadoway and Harvard’s Michael Aziz. Industrial leaders such as Lockheed Martin, United Technologies, Schneider Electric and Saft will focus on how to “Bring new technologies in the Energy Storage Field to the Market Place”.
Tuesday, December 9, 2014 (All day)
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December 8, 2014
MIT Media Lab, 75 Amherst St, Cambridge
During this event, you will hear presentations on state-of-the-art technologies from academic leaders such as MIT’s Don Sadoway and Harvard’s Michael Aziz. Industrial leaders such as Lockheed Martin, United Technologies, Schneider Electric and Saft will focus on how to “Bring new technologies in the Energy Storage Field to the Market Place”.
Monday, December 8, 2014 (All day)
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December 5, 2014
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
"Quantification of emissions from various sectors in the oil and gas industry: methane and cohorts" with Scott Herndon
Friday, December 5, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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December 3, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th floor Belfer Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
With Mr. Francesco Starace, CEO and General Manager, Enel Group
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 -
12:15pm to 1:15pm
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December 2, 2014
Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, 63 Franklin Street, 3rd Floor, Boston
Join us for an exciting evening where you'll have an opportunity to learn about the Clean Energy Prize and connect with like-minded entrepreneurs, innovators, and professionals interested in tackling some of today's most important energy issues.
Tuesday, December 2, 2014 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm
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November 24, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Carbon Capture and Sequestration: Obstacles and Possibilities" panel discussion with Ric Redman, President & CEO, Summit Power Group, LLC and David Keith, Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics (SEAS); Professor of Public Policy (HKS)
Monday, November 24, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 17, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Financing wind energy deployment in China through the Clean Development Mechanism: Additionality and incentives for technological change" with Gabe Chan, Research Fellow, Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group and Joern Huenteler, Research Fellow, Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group
Monday, November 17, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 14, 2014
CGIS S-050, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
Panel presentations and a roundtable discussion presented by the Joint Center for History and Economics
Friday, November 14, 2014 -
1:00pm to 5:30pm
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November 12, 2014
Harvard University, 51 Brattle St., Grossman Common Room (2nd floor), Cambridge
Clean Energy Solutions Forum is co-hosted by Harvard Extension Environmental Club (HEEC) and the Massachusetts Sierra Club.
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 6:00pm
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November 14, 2014
Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall, 5 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
TED-style talks about engineering, technology, and innovation with a keynote speech by Hiroshii Ishii, Associate Director of the MIT Media Lab, and talks by Dr. Michael Aziz, Dr. David Keith, electroninks, Rayger, and more
Friday, November 14, 2014 - 6:00pm
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December 3, 2014
L-382 (3rd Floor Littauer Building), 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Learning by Doing in Solar Photovoltaic Installations" with Kenneth Gillingham, Yale University
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 -
4:10pm to 5:30pm
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November 13, 2014
Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building), 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Learning from Experience: Employing Retrospective Review to Improve Regulatory Policy" with Joseph Aldy, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, HKS; Faculty Chair of the Regulatory Policy Program
Thursday, November 13, 2014 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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November 17, 2014
MIT Media Lab 6th Floor, Silverman Skyline Room, 75 Amherst St, Cambridge
At the event, you'll have an opportunity to pitch your water-related idea/research/project, find team members, and learn about the exciting water innovation happening at MIT and the surrounding area.
Monday, November 17, 2014 -
6:00pm to 9:00pm
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November 13, 2014
Harvard Graduate School of Education (Larsen 203), 14 Appian Way, Cambridge
A screening of the Sundance documentary film about coal, extreme energy extraction and wind power, featuring a discussion with HGSE professor Tina A. Grotzer, PI for Causal Learning in a Complex World Lab, Project Zero, and Producer of "The Last Mountain" & cleantech entrepreneur, Eric Grunebaum
Thursday, November 13, 2014 -
5:30pm to 7:30pm
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November 6, 2014
CGIS South Building, Room S-050, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge
"Reverting Atlantis: Urbanization and New Oil Territories in Brazil" with Gabriel Nogueira Duarte, Professor at the Department of Architecture, Catholic University of Rio de Janeiro (PUC-Rio); DRCLAS Lemann Visiting Scholar, Harvard University
Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 12:00pm
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November 7, 2014
Pierce Hall 100F, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge
"Assessing Climate and Health Impacts of Aggressive Policies for the US Transportation and Energy Sectors" with Drew Shindell, Professor of Climate Sciences, Duke University
Friday, November 7, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:00pm
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November 13, 2014
First Parish in Cambridge Unitarian Universalist, 3 Church Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge
"Community Shared Solar and Virtual Net Metering" with Malcolm Bliss, Regional Outreach Manager at Next Step Living, and Eric Broadbent of Harvard Solar Garden
Thursday, November 13, 2014 - 7:00pm
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October 29, 2014
Sever Hall 113, Harvard Yard, Cambridge
"A Role for Nuclear Power? Values, Risks and Costs in a CO2-Constrained World" with nuclear industry professionals
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 -
6:00pm to 7:30pm
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October 30, 2014
Bell Hall (5th Floor Belfer Building), HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"The Future of Plug in Cars: The Role of Regulatory Policy" with John Graham, Dean, School of Public and Environmental Affairs, Indiana University; Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, U.S. Office of Management and Budget (2001-2006)
Thursday, October 30, 2014 -
11:45am to 1:00pm
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October 28, 2014
EPS Visualization Lab, Geological Museum 215, 24 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Featuring John Shaw, Professor of Structural and Economic Geology and EPS Department Chair
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 - 6:30pm
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October 27, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
Paul Denholm, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Monday, October 27, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 24, 2014
Maxwell Dworkin G125, 33 Oxford Street, Cambridge
“A PMU in Every Household? GPS Time Synchronized Wide-Area Power Grid Monitoring” with Yilu Liu, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
Friday, October 24, 2014 -
3:00pm to 4:00pm
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October 26, 2014
Fong Auditorium, Boylston Hall, 5 Harvard Yard, Cambridge
167 Harvard faculty have signed an Open Letter calling on the Corporation to divest its endowment from fossil fuels. Join us to learn more, connect with colleagues, and grow our movement. Featuring discussants James Anderson, Weld Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry; James Engell, Gurney Professor of English and Professor of Comparative Literature; Stephen Marglin, Barker Professor of Economics; Naomi Oreskes, Professor of the History of Science, Affiliated Professor of Earth & Planetary Sciences, Director of Graduate Studies
Sunday, October 26, 2014 -
4:00pm to 6:00pm
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October 28, 2014
Room 112 (Stubbins) Harvard Graduate School of Design, Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge
Energy Infrastructure: Next Generation Planning Perspectives
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 (All day)
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October 27, 2014
Room 112 (Stubbins) Harvard Graduate School of Design, Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge
Energy Infrastructure: Next Generation Planning Perspectives
Monday, October 27, 2014 (All day)
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October 24, 2014
McCourt School of Public Policy, Old North, Suite 100, 37th and O Streets, N.W., Washington D.C.
"The Power of Opinion: How Americans’ Preferences on Energy Point a Way Forward on Climate Change" will examine how American public opinion may hold the key to unlocking a politically viable path forward on energy policy and climate change. Featuring The Honorable Gina McCarthy, Administrator, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and Stephen Ansolabehere, Professor, Harvard University
Friday, October 24, 2014 (All day)
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October 16, 2014
Belfer Center Library (L369), 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Stepping Off the Gas: The Future of Transport Fuel in the United States" with Yossie Hollander
Thursday, October 16, 2014 -
4:15pm to 5:45pm
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November 21, 2014
Foley Hoag LLP, 155 Seaport Boulevard, 13th Floor, Boston
"Gas Supply & Electricity Rates; and The Future of Demand Response"
Friday, November 21, 2014 -
9:00am to 12:30pm
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October 18, 2014
Harvard Business School, Soldiers Field, Boston
Join the HBS Energy & Environmental Club and leading professionals and students from around the world in a high-intensity atmosphere of engagement as we collectively wrestle with the energy challenges of the future
Saturday, October 18, 2014 (All day)
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October 9, 2014
First Parish in Cambridge Unitarian Universalist, 3 Church Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge
What's Next for Solar in Massachusetts?
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 7:00pm
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October 16, 2014
Center for European Studies, 27 Kirkland Street, Cambridge
A panel discussion with: Sir Michael Leigh, Senior Advisor, German Marshall Fund; Dr. Marina Ottaway, Senior Scholar, Woodrow Wilson International Center, Middle East Program; Dr. Brenda Shaffer, Visiting Researcher, Georgetown University, Center for Eurasian, Russian and East European Studies (CERES)
Thursday, October 16, 2014 -
4:15pm to 6:00pm
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October 6, 2014
MIT, E51-115 Wong Auditorium, 70 Memorial Drive, Cambridge
Jairam Ramesh, Former Indian Minister for Rural Development, Visiting Fellow at Harvard Kennedy School
Monday, October 6, 2014 - 5:30pm
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October 2, 2014
Perkins Room, Rubenstein Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
A South Asia Institute Book Talk with Luke Patey, Senior Researcher at the Dan­ish Insti­tute for Inter­na­tional Studies; Discussants: Rohit Chandra, PhD candidate, Harvard Kennedy School; Ahmad Al-Mahi, MPA candidate, Harvard Kennedy School
Thursday, October 2, 2014 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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October 2, 2014
Perkins Room, Rubenstein Building, Harvard Kennedy School, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
A South Asia Institute Book Talk with Luke Patey, Senior Researcher at the Dan­ish Insti­tute for Inter­na­tional Studies; Discussants: Rohit Chandra, PhD candidate, Harvard Kennedy School; Ahmad Al-Mahi, MPA candidate, Harvard Kennedy School
Thursday, October 2, 2014 -
4:00pm to 5:30pm
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September 30, 2014
MIT, Room E51-115, Wong Auditorium, 70 Memorial Drive, Cambridge
George P. Shultz, Former U.S. Secretary of State, Distinguished Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 4:30pm
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October 1, 2014
L-382 (3rd Floor Littauer Building), 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Moving Up the Energy Ladder: The Effect of an Increase in Economic Well-Being on Fuel Consumption Choices of the Poor in India" with Rema Hanna, Harvard University
Wednesday, October 1, 2014 -
4:10pm to 5:30pm
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September 30, 2014
BU Photonics Center, Floor 9, 8 St. Mary's Street, Boston
A Mellon Sawyer Series Lecture by David Painter
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 - 7:00pm
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September 30, 2014
St James, 1991 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge
Featuring community experts Joel Wool from Clean Water Action; Bob Ackley, a community volunteer who maps leaking pipes; and Ashka Naik from HEET who will detail the local methane mapping project, Squeaky Leak, in Cambridge and Somerville
Tuesday, September 30, 2014 -
6:00pm to 8:00pm
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September 11, 2014
First Parish in Cambridge Unitarian Universalist, 3 Church Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge
Saha Global and the African Photovoltaic Project
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 7:00pm
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September 11, 2014
Friends Meeting House, 5 Longfellow Park (10 minute walk from campus), Cambridge
Hosted by Divest Harvard
Thursday, September 11, 2014 - 6:00pm
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November 24, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
Panel discussion: "Carbon Capture and Sequestration: Obstacles and Possibilities" with Ric Redman, President & CEO, Summit Power Group, LLC and David Keith, Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics (SEAS); Professor of Public Policy (HKS)
Monday, November 24, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 17, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Financing wind energy deployment in China through the Clean Development Mechanism: Additionality and incentives for technological change" with Gabe Chan, Research Fellow, Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group and Joern Huenteler, Research Fellow, Energy Technology Innovation Policy research group
Monday, November 17, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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November 10, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"An organic mega flow battery for utility-scale electrical energy storage" with Michael Aziz, Gene and Tracy Sykes Professor of Materials and Energy Technologies, Harvard SEAS
Monday, November 10, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"How important is energy storage for decarbonization?" with David Keith, Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics (SEAS); Professor of Public Policy (HKS)
October 27, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Energy storage: Its value to the grid and ongoing policy challenges to deployment and support of renewable energy" with Paul Denholm, National Renewable Energy Laboratory
Monday, October 27, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 20, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Prospects for shale gas development in Eastern Europe" with Andreas Goldthau, Fellow, Geopolitics of Energy Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS
Monday, October 20, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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October 6, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
Panel discussion: "Legal and policy perspectives on EPA’s proposed clean power plan" with David Doniger, Natural Resources Defense Council; Jeffrey Holmstead, Bracewell & Giuliani; and Robert Stavins (Moderator), HKS
Monday, October 6, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 29, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Learning by doing and learning by waiting" with William Hogan, Raymond Plank Professor of Global Energy Policy, HKS
Monday, September 29, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 22, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"EPA’s proposed clean power plan: Implications for states and the electric industry" with Judy Chang, Principal, The Brattle Group
Monday, September 22, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 15, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Climate realism" with Armond Cohen, Executive Director, Clean Air Task Force
Monday, September 15, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 8, 2014
Bell Hall, 5th Floor, Belfer Building, HKS, 79 JFK Street, Cambridge
"Lessons learned about unconventional energy: cases from around the world (US, Australia, China, Indonesia)" with Holly Morrow, Fellow, Geopolitics of Energy Program, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, HKS
Monday, September 8, 2014 -
12:00pm to 1:30pm
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September 16, 2014
Aldrich 112, Harvard Business School, 35 Harvard Way, Allston
How can the US move toward a base load power supply that is plentiful, reliable, and carbon-free? Former New Jersey Governor and EPA Administrator Christine Todd Whitman believes that nuclear energy is a key part of the solution. She joins us in her role as Co-Chair of the Clean and Safe Energy Coalition
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 -
4:30pm to 5:30pm
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September 19, 2014
Foley Hoag LLP, 155 Seaport Boulevard, 13th Floor, Boston
Three keynotes: U.S. EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, FERC Chairman Cheryl LaFleur, and ISO New England CEO Gordon van Welie
Friday, September 19, 2014 -
9:00am to 12:30pm
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July 14, 2014
Gund Hall, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge
This course explores the use of computerized energy simulation in pursuit of high-performance building design.
Monday, July 14, 2014 -
9:00am to 5:00pm
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June 17, 2014
Maxwell-Dworkin Building, Room G115, 33 Oxford Street, Cambridge
AQAST is a NASA-funded team of atmospheric scientists focused on serving air quality management needs through the use of Earth Science data and tools. The meeting is open to all, and air quality managers are particularly invited to attend.
Tuesday, June 17, 2014 (All day)
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November 13, 2013
Science Center D, 1 Oxford Street, Cambridge
Wednesday, November 13, 2013 - 5:00pm
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October 21, 2013
TBD
Monday, October 21, 2013 - 5:00pm
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