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EPS Colloquium

Green Homes - Mon, 2023-04-10 10:00
Location: Zoom & Geological Museum 102, Haller Hall, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

Christian Frankenberg, CalTech, will give a talk (title TBA).... Read more about EPS Colloquium

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Wilder Lecture

Green Homes - Sat, 2023-04-08 10:00
Location: Zoom

Mel B. Wilson, Harvard Extension School ALM Sustainability Class of 2019 Outstanding Thesis Prize Recipient, will present "Stay Wild."... Read more about Wilder Lecture

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OEB Seminar

Green Homes - Thu, 2023-04-06 13:30
Location: Northwest Labs B101, 52 Oxford St., Cambridge

Molly Womack, Assistant Professor, Department of Biology, Utah State University, will present "The Skin and Bones of Frog Evolution."... Read more about OEB Seminar

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Documentary Film Screening & Panel Discussion: Pleistocene Park

Green Homes - Wed, 2023-04-05 17:00
Location: Carpenter Center Theater, 24 Quincy St., Cambridge

Join the Carpenter Center for the screening of the award-winning documentary Pleistocene Park, followed by a panel discussion hosted by Anya Bernstein, Department of Anthropology, FAS, with director/producer Luke Griswold-Tergis; George Church, HMS; Stuart Harris, Wilderness Medicine, MGH, and the Arctic Initiative; and David Moreno Mateos, Harvard GSD.

... Read more about Documentary Film Screening & Panel Discussion: Pleistocene Park
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Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Lecture

Green Homes - Wed, 2023-04-05 11:15
Location: Zoom & CGIS-S250, 1730 Cambridge St., Cambridge MA

Sulmaan Khan, Tufts University, will present "Inner Asia in the Anthropocene: Towards a Global Environmental History."... Read more about Inner Asian and Altaic Studies Lecture

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Cape Ann Conversations: Changing Coastal Communities

Green Homes - Wed, 2023-04-05 10:00
Location: Zoom

Kerry Emanuel, Professor Emeritus at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, will discuss "Modeling Hurricane Impacts."... Read more about Cape Ann Conversations: Changing Coastal Communities

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2023 Horizon Awards

Green Homes - Tue, 2023-04-04 16:00
Location: North Auditorium, Austin Hall, 1515 Massachusetts Ave., Cambridge

Join the HLS Environmental Law Society in celebrating the achievements of Robert Bullard, Distinguished Professor of Urban Planning and Environmental Policy and Director of the Bullard Center for Environmental Justice at Texas Southern University.... Read more about 2023 Horizon Awards

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Music in a Burning World

Green Homes - Tue, 2023-04-04 14:00
Location: Knafel Center, 10 Garden St., Cambridge

The 2023 Kim and Judy Davis Dean’s Lecture in the Arts will feature the Pulitzer Prize- and Grammy Award-winning composer John Luther Adams. Motivated by a deep concern for the state of the earth and the future of humanity, he brings the sense of wonder we experience outdoors into the concert hall with the hope, and belief, that music can do more than politics to change the world.... Read more about Music in a Burning World

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HUH Seminar

Green Homes - Tue, 2023-04-04 10:00
Location: HUH Seminar Room 125, 22 Divinity Ave., Cambridge & YouTube Livestream

Michael Bradshaw, HUH Research Fellow, will give a talk. Title TBA.... Read more about HUH Seminar

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Pre-Release Screening & Discussion: NUCLEAR NOW

Green Homes - Mon, 2023-04-03 16:30
Location: Science Center Lecture Hall C, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

The Harvard University Center for the Environment and the Salata Institute for Climate & Sustainability invite you for a pre-release screening of Nuclear Now, followed by a discussion featuring Oliver Stone, Director and Co-Writer; Joshua S. Goldstein, Co-Writer; and Richard Lester, Japan Steel Industry Professor and Associate Provost, MIT. The panel will be moderated by Dan Schrag, Director, Harvard University Center for the Environment, with opening remarks by Steven Pinker, Johnstone Family Professor of Psychology, Harvard University.... Read more about Pre-Release Screening & Discussion: NUCLEAR NOW

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Master in Design Engineering Public Lecture

Green Homes - Mon, 2023-04-03 10:30
Location: Gund Hall Piper Auditorium, GSD, 48 Quincy St., Cambridge

"Sustainability and the Fashion Industry: What Does It Mean to Be in Charge of Impact?" with Juliet Russell, Head of Sustainability at Stella McCartney.... Read more about Master in Design Engineering Public Lecture

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Energy Policy Seminar

Green Homes - Mon, 2023-04-03 10:00
Location: 414AB, David T. Ellwood Democracy Lab, Rubenstein Building, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

Jahi Wise, Senior Advisor to the Administrator and Acting Director for the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund at the U.S. EPA, will present "The Outlook for the EPA's Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund."... Read more about Energy Policy Seminar

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SEAS Climate & Energy Seminar

Green Homes - Fri, 2023-03-31 10:00
Location: 209 Pierce Hall, 29 Oxford St., Cambridge

"Realizing Hydrogen Economy and Rethinking Catalyst Layer Design: Interplay between Activity and Durability for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells and Electrolyzers" with Iryna Zenyuk, UC Irvine.

... Read more about SEAS Climate & Energy Seminar

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Harvard Seminar in Environmental Economics & Policy

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Location: Room L-332, HKS, 79 JFK St., Cambridge

"Asymmetric Climate Policies and International Trade" with Kimberly Clausing, University of California, Los Angeles, and Catherine Wolfram, Kirkpatrick Professor of the Practice of International Affairs, HKS.

... Read more about Harvard Seminar in Environmental Economics & Policy
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SEAS Seminar

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Location: Haller Hall (102), Geological Museum, 24 Oxford St., Cambridge

"Exploring the Subsurface Processes of Ice Sheets and Icy Moons with Ice Penetrating Radar" with Dustin Schroeder, Stanford University.... Read more about SEAS Seminar

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Marine 4C Retrofit Insulation in 1960s Daylight Basement

Green Homes 2 - Tue, 2023-03-28 22:08
Yet another "homeowner struggling to identify a plan to retrofit my basement."I am focusing for now on one room which is partially demolished (nonbearing framing removed, old fiberglass insulation discarded).…
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Double wall window seals

Green Homes 2 - Tue, 2023-03-28 18:37
I’m replacing windows in a 30 year old double wall house. The jambs were sealed at the interior wall with a gray sealant similar to Moretite gasket cord but softer/sticky…
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AI for Cities or Cities for AI: Who Should Decide?

Green Homes - Tue, 2023-03-28 15:00
Location: Science Center Lecture Hall A, 1 Oxford St., Cambridge

The STS Program at HKS invites you for the latest installment of the Sciece & Democracy Lecture Series featuring Bill de Blasio, former Mayor of New York City. A discussion will follow with panelists Mike Firestone, City of Boston Chief of Policy and Strategic Planning; Sharad Goel, Professor of Public Policy, HKS; Ya-Wen Lei, Associate Professor of Sociology, Harvard University, and moderated by Sheila Jasanoff, Pforzheimer Professor of Science and Technology Studies, HKS.

... Read more about AI for Cities or Cities for AI: Who Should Decide?
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Sound transmission in strapped service cavity?

Green Homes 2 - Tue, 2023-03-28 14:49
Has anyone experienced increased room-to-room sound transmission in a house with a strapped service cavity (either ceiling or wall), and no insulation in the service cavity?I am not facing this…
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Sub-Slab Assembly

Green Homes 2 - Tue, 2023-03-28 13:41
Either I haven't looked hard enough or this idea is so bad that no one has brought it up. We have used a stem wall / slab foundation detail many times…
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