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Decarbonizing India’s Energy Economy: A Conversation with Professor Michael B. McElroy • The Lakshmi Mittal and Family South Asia Institute

Mittal Institute: Thank you for speaking to us, Professor McElroy. You have done a lot of research at the intersection of energy, climate, air pollution and development in China. When and why did you start broadening your interest to these … Continue reading

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

Environment brings faculties together – Harvard Gazette

By William J. Cromie, Harvard News Office,   Date April 22, 2004 In studying the world’s environment, Harvard is changing its own environment. Global and campus challenges have eight of its nine Schools pooling expertise and efforts in ways unprecedented … 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