Harvard’s inductees to the class of 2018 include Naomi E. Pierce, Sidney A. and John H. Hessel Professor of Biology, curator of Lepidoptera in the Museum of Comparative Zoology, and a 2016 HGI grant award recipient. The Academy "honors exceptional scholars, leaders, artists, and innovators and engages them in sharing knowledge and addressing challenges facing the world."
Please join us on Tuesday, April 17, from 5:00pm - 6:30pm at Milstein East B/C, Wasserstein Hall, Harvard Law School, for a lecture by LIU Zhenya, Chairman of Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO); Former Chairman & President of State Grid Corporation of China.
Harvard has "provided $7.7 million in funding for ten projects involving 20 faculty studying climate change and the environment through the Harvard Global Institute, launched in 2015 to support international engagement on pressing global challenges."
On November 7, 2017, HGI will host a symposium on “Finding Solutions: Climate Change Economics, Policy, and Implications for Business” at the Harvard Center Shanghai. Forest L. Reinhardt, John D. Black Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School, and Robert N. Stavins, A. J. Meyer Professor of Energy & Economic Development at the Harvard Kennedy School, will share their perspectives in a panel discussion.
Deconstructing the multifarious and complex questions around migration and globalization may be the most direct route to a solution for the migration crisis facing the world today, Harvard experts said last week. Questions about its ethical, legal, social, cultural, and economic implications were the focus of the Harvard Global Institute’s second annual symposium on effecting resolution to critical issues.
The Harvard Project on Climate Agreements conducted a research workshop at the Harvard Center Shanghai on September 27, 2017, to examine how national governments in the region might cooperate to address the problem of climate change. This workshop was supported through the HGI project grant, Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions: International Cooperation in East Asia.
The second annual HGI symposium will take place on October 12, 2017. Co-hosted by President Drew Faust, the event will focus on migration and the modern world, the economic and political consequences of migration, and migration and social obligation. Moderators include Homi Bhabha, Anne F. Rothenberg Professor of the Humanities; Jennifer Hochschild, Henry LaBarre Jayne Professor of Government and Professor of African and African American Studies; and Michèle Lamont, Robert I. Goldman Professor of European Studies and Professor of Sociology and of African...
Co-sponsored by the Harvard-China Project, the Harvard John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, the Department of Environmental Health at the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, and the Harvard Global Institute.
The Harvard-China Project "includes around 25 researchers from both countries and involves partnerships between Harvard and leading Chinese institutions, including Tsinghua, Nanjing, and Peking universities. Index analysis shows that Harvard's links with these universities represent some of the most productive collaborations between China and the US."
Professor Michael B. McElroy, Gilbert Butler Professor of Environmental Studies, published "Energy and Climate: Vision for the Future." McElroy is a principal investigator on the HGI-funded China 2030/2050 Initiative.