Climate Week at Harvard University

Date: 

Monday, April 6, 2015 (All day) to Friday, April 10, 2015 (All day)

Location: 

See the schedule for locations of these campus-wide talks: enviornment.harvard.edu/climateweek

CLIMATE WEEK

April 6 - 10

Join us for a week-long series of events to explore the many dimensions of climate change across all of Harvard's Schools.

Monday, April 6 

8:30am. Climate Science Breakfast with Steven Wofsy, Abbott Lawrence Rotch Professor of Atmospheric and Environmental Science. Harvard University Center for the Environment, 24 Oxford Street, 3rd Floor

12:00pm. "Educating for Climate Change in K-12: Discussion and Sharing of Resources" with Tina Grotzer, Associate Professor of Education. Harvard Graduate School of Education, Longfellow 429

12:00pm. "The Long March to Reducing Carbon Emissions in China" with Dan Dudek, Vice President, China, Environmental Defense Fund. Harvard Law School,Griswold 110

7:30pm. "Changing the Religious Climate: The Role of Faith Groups in Climate Change Awareness and Action" with Laurel Kearns, Associate Professor of Sociology and Religion and Environmental Studies, Drew Theological School. Harvard Divinity School, Sperry Room, Andover Hall

Tuesday, April 7

8:30am. Climate Science Breakfast with Brian F. Farrell, Robert P. Burden Professor of Meteorology, Harvard University. Harvard University Center for the Environment,24 Oxford Street, 3rd Floor

4:30pm. "Reinventing Fire: Profitable Low-Carbon Futures for the U.S. and China" with Amory Lovins, Chairman/Chief Scientist of the Rocky Mountain Institute.Harvard Kennedy School, Taubman NYE B&C

Wednesday, April 8 
 
8:30am. Climate Science Breakfast with Robin Wordsworth, Assistant Professor, SEAS, Harvard University. Harvard University Center for the Environment24 Oxford Street, 3rd Floor
 
1:00pm. "Building and Planning for Climate Change” with Karios Shen, Director of Planning, Boston Redevelopment Authority. Harvard Graduate School of Design, Stubbins 112, Gund Hall
 
2:00pm. Poetry Reading with Paisley Rekdal, Professor, English, University of Utah. Harvard University Department of English, Barker Center 133
    
4:30pm. "Two Keohanes Talk Climate Politics" with Robert Keohane, Professor of International Affairs, Princeton University and Nathaniel Keohane, Vice President, International Climate Program, Environmental Defense Fund. Harvard University Department of Government, Emerson 105

Thursday, April 9

8:30am. Climate Science Breakfast with James Anderson, Philip S. Weld Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry, Harvard University. Harvard University Center for the Environment24 Oxford Street, 3rd Floor

12:30pm. "Climate Change and Human Health: Impacts and Opportunities" with Joel Schwartz, Professor of Environmental Epidemiology and Sam Myers, Senior Research Scientist, Dept. of Environmental Health. Harvard School of Public Health, Kresge 502

3:00pm. "Tea and Cookies: A Conversation on Campus Sustainability" with Arlene Bloom. Harvard University Office for Sustainability, William James Hall 105

Friday, April 10
 
Climate Science Breakfast with Zhiming Kuang, Gordon McKay Professor of Atmospheric and Environmental Science, Harvard University. Harvard University Center for the Environment24 Oxford Street, 3rd Floor
 
"Corporations and Climate Change: A Conversation with Unilever CEO Paul Polman.” Harvard Business School, Spangler Center Auditorium

View the Climate Week Events Calendar for detailed information.

Contact:
Lisa Matthews
Assistant Director of Events and Communications
Harvard University Center for the Environment
 
24 Oxford Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
lisa_matthews@harvard.edu
p. 617-495-8883
f. 617-496-0425

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Be sure to stop by the Harvard Museum of Natural History during Climate Week! Explore the New England Forests gallery, and of course see the Climate Change: Our Global Experiment exhibit! The Museum is free to all Harvard ID holders. Visit the Museum website for more information: http://hmnh.harvard.edu/exhibitions