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Why Harvard Sees Potential In Investing In Plant-Based Innovations

When we think of plant-based innovations, we tend to think of veggie burgers and soy-based chicken. A course at Harvard, titled the “Great Food Transformation,” looked at the journey towards a sustainable, resilient food system. They discovered that such a quest is both a challenge and an opportunity. Reflecting back, … [continued]

Air Pollution: Here For All Seasons?

An email in my inbox today proclaimed, “it’s September and we’re heading into pollution season in many regions.” I was taken aback. Does pollution have a season? Of course, there is seasonal variability to certain pollutants but, unfortunately, pollution lives with us in and outside our homes in every season.

The Case For Solar Endowments

University and college endowments in the U.S. looking for strong, sustainable revenue streams would do well to embrace on-site solar generation, and the solar industry would thrive if it could forge the partnership. Solar installations would deliver stronger and more reliable returns than current investments, and create many opportunities, including enhanced fundraising, positive press, and community appeal to current and prospective students

New Harvard Study Links COVID Deaths & Air Pollution — Interview With Dr. Francesca Dominici

A new study was made public this week that sheds light on the connection between COVID-19 health impacts and air pollution. I sat down (virtually of course) with Dr. Francesca Dominici, author and Director of the Data Science Initiative at Harvard’s T.H. Chan School of Public Health, to learn more about the study’s findings, which focused on fine particulate matter (PM2.5) and what researchers plan to do next to further our understanding of air pollution’s impact on coronavirus health outcomes.