Balancing the world's growing appetite for plentiful and dependable energy sources with the increasingly urgent need to protect the environment has become one of the top policy challenges of our lifetime.
Professor Bill Clark outlines the scope of the challenge of ‘shifting the world’s foundations for energy choices in a more sustainable, life-friendly direction.’ In and Q-and-A with the Harvard Gazette, Clark argues that the goals are ‘feasible technologically, economically, and politically.’
Drawing on the findings of a report on the 2030 Water Resources Group published by the Corporate Responsibility Initiative, Jane Nelson and Elsa Galarza Contreras explain why the answer to water insecurity is working together.
John Holdren, national science advisor to President Barack Obama, rejoined the Harvard Kennedy School faculty in February 2017 as the Teresa and John Heinz Professor of Environmental Policy. He served as assistant to the president for science and technology, director of the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, and co-chair of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.
Undoubtedly, in the complicated environment of international climate change discussions, the most important groups with which the Harvard Project on Climate Agreements shares its expertise are the negotiating teams from individual countries.