A new book co-authored by Harvard Professor Dustin Tingley proposes solutions that make more credible the promises of green investments, compensation, and retraining offered by the clean energy transition. Tingley is a member of an interdisciplinary Salata Institute climate research cluster examining the social costs and benefits of changes in the energy system and helping communities navigate the clean energy transition. Read more on the Harvard Gazette website.
Widespread electric vehicle (EV) adoption is critical to confronting climate change – but a lack of sufficient public charging infrastructure is holding many potential EV drivers back. A team of researchers from Harvard and the MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research will work to accelerate progress on public EV charging.
Despite making significant progress in recent years, the world is not on track to reduce greenhouse gas emissions enough to avoid the worst climate impacts. Getting on a better emissions path will require fundamental changes that touch every segment of our economies and societies. The inaugural Harvard Climate Symposium, hosted by the Climate Action Accelerator at the Salata Institute for Climate and Sustainability, brought together over 500 leaders from across academia, business, government, and civil society to advance those changes.
U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, John Kerry joined Harvard University President Larry Bacow for a virtual fireside chat at the inaugural Harvard Climate Symposium, hosted by the Salata Institute's Climate Action Accelerator. Read more on the Harvard Gazette website.
The Harvard Climate Symposium provides a rare and important opportunity for leaders across academia, business, government, and civil society to discuss some of the most difficult questions raised by climate change. The Salata Institute website will host a livestream of all plenary sessions, including a fireside chat between U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry and President of Harvard University Lawrence Bacow.
John Kerry, U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, and Lawrence Bacow, President of Harvard University, will sit down for a virtual fireside chat titled “Strengthening Global Ambition” at the Harvard Climate Symposium on May 9th. A livestream of this conversation will be available on the Salata Institute’s homepage. No registration is required.