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Message from Drew Faust: Harvard's Climate Change Efforts

February 6, 2018
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." 

HGI Symposium in Shanghai: “Finding Solutions: Climate Change Economics, Policy, and Implications for Business”

November 7, 2017

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. 

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Harvard Gazette: "Tracing Migration’s Impact"

October 16, 2017

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.

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Cooperation in East Asia to Address Climate Change

October 13, 2017
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.

HGI Symposium: "Migration and Globalization"

October 12, 2017

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...

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Harvard-China Project Featured in Nature Index 2016

November 21, 2016
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."