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Energy and Climate: Vision for the Future: Michael B. McElroy

The climate of our planet is changing at a rate unprecedented in recent human history. The energy absorbed from the sun exceeds what is returned to space. The planet as a whole is gaining energy. The heat content of the … Continue reading

Harvard’s Michael McElroy has a scenario for approving the Keystone XL Pipelin e | Harvard Magazine Nov-Dec 2013

Forum: Should the president approve construction? Opinion Photograph by Ashley Cooper/Corbis Images Huge dump trucks lined up in 2012 to transport tar sand from a surface mine, Fort McMurray, Alberta by Michael B. McElroy November-December 2013 Few domestic policy issues … Continue reading

Fracking’s Future | Michael McElroy and Xi Lu on natural gas, fracking, and U.S. energy prospects

http://harvardmagazine.com/2013/01/frackings-future Natural gas, the economy, and America’s energy prospects Supplies of natural gas now economically recoverable from shale in the United States could accommodate the country’s domestic demand for natural gas at current levels of consumption for more than a … Continue reading

Al Gore calls for fossil fuel divestment at Harvard

Published on Apr 9, 2016 Al Gore discussing his call for fossil fuel divestment in 2013 and how, in 2016, Harvard has still refused to divest from fossil fuels. Transcript: “[There are] trillion[s of] dollars of stranded subprime carbon assets, … Continue reading

Harvard Climate Change Experts Focus on China

Harvard University Oct 15, 2015 A new, multidisciplinary, collaborative project to investigate climate change, energy security, and sustainable development in China has received the first $3.75 million grant from the new Harvard Global Institute. The project, led by atmospheric scientist … Continue reading

Education in the Face of Catastrophe: What Do We Really Learn from Universities in Times of Global Crisis? | EV & N – 299 | CCTV

http://ecoethics.net/2014-ENVRE120/20190203-EV&N-299-Link.html https://www.cctvcambridge.org/node/618771 YouTube Version Modern universities are corporations. When under stress they often betray their moral and educational obligations toward students in favor of the priorities of their generous benefactors,  corporate donors or government funding agencies.  In exchange for their … Continue reading

Harvard Climate Change Experts Focus on China

Harvard University Published on Oct 15, 2015 A new, multidisciplinary, collaborative project to investigate climate change, energy security, and sustainable development in China has received the first $3.75 million grant from the new Harvard Global Institute. The project, led by … Continue reading

From sea to rising sea: Climate change in America | By Leah Burrows

By Leah Burrows Climate change will affect every American in the coming decades — the question is, to what degree? So, the climate is getting warmer. Who cares? Climate change has a PR problem in America. For decades, we called … Continue reading

Climate Change and Sustainable Development: Editor: Ruth Reck

These chapters explore the impact and related policy implications of climate change on our planet. The need for sustainable development is discussed from many different perspectives. It is presented at the upper level of undergraduate higher education, with ideas on … Continue reading

Catalyzing Climate Change Solutions

Harvard University Published on Apr 14, 2015 On April 7, 2014, President Drew Faust announced the creation of the Harvard University Climate Change Solutions Fund to support research initiatives intended to hasten the transition from carbon-based energy systems to those … Continue reading