Key Themes 2024
Science & Technology
June 10, 2024 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm ET
Mitigating Global Methane Emissions
Classroom Session - In-Person Only
June 10, 2024 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm ET
Solar Geoengineering - Ethics and Science
Classroom Session - In-Person Only
June 10, 2024 4:20 pm – 5:20 pm ET
Financing New Climate Technology
Classroom Session - In-Person Only
June 10, 2024 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm ET
Harvard Science & Engineering to Civilize a Warming World
Session followed by reception; In-Person Only
June 11, 2024 3:10 pm – 4:10 pm ET
Rethinking Global Climate Ambitions in the Face of Arctic Methane Emissions
Classroom Session - In-Person Only
June 11, 2024 3:10 pm – 4:10 pm ET
Scaling Climate Financing: From Innovation to Deployment
Classroom Session - In-Person Only
June 11, 2024 5:45 pm – 7:30 pm ET
Health Practitioners Reception
Dinner Reception, In-Person Only
June 11, 2024 10:00 am – 11:00 am ET
Transitioning the Grid
Main Stage, Livestream Available
June 11, 2024 1:50 pm – 2:50 pm ET
How Cities Are Leveraging the Food System to Advance Climate Action
Classroom Session - In-Person Only
June 11, 2024 1:50 pm – 2:50 pm ET
Sustainable Climate Technologies
Classroom Session - In-Person Only
Overview

The climate crisis demands new science and technology, for everything from better batteries and energy storage technology to ways to reduce food waste and methane emissions to tools that will help manage melting permafrost.

Some of that science and technology is being developed right here at Harvard and in the greater Boston area. From the recent launch of a new satellite, developed with Harvard science, that can spot methane leaks from space; to the development of carbon-negative, micro-algae-based insulation foam and bio-inspired, liquid-infused windows that help reduce buildings’ energy costs; and much more.

And while scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs at Harvard and around the world are moving quickly to advance new solutions, more needs to be done.

Join us at Harvard Climate Action Week to hear from leading climate scientists, engineers, and entrepreneurs about the climate tech breakthroughs that could shape our future – and what can be done to find and scale them quickly.