Two faculty members from Harvard Chan School are among 19 from across Harvard selected to receive support from the Salata Institute Seed Grant Program, launched in April to fund interdisciplinary research in climate and sustainability.
Harvard Chan School's Joseph Allen says that retrofitting old school buildings to better handle the realities of extreme heat and other climate change-related issues is "not that hard."
Increasing energy efficiency in buildings can save money—and it can also decrease the carbon emissions and air pollution that lead to climate change and health harms. But the climate and health benefits of reducing buildings’ energy consumption are…
A new crop of Harvard Chan School students got their official welcome to the School when Orientation kicked off on August 21.
Liz Willetts, visiting scholar and planetary health policy director in Harvard Chan School's Department of Environmental Health, explains the importance of nations aligning their biodiversity policies to optimize outcomes for both biodiversity and health.
It was a summer of learning and action.
Even though we’re inundated with news about scary climate disasters—from wildfires to extreme heat to flooding—we can stay optimistic about the climate’s future “because we know how to prevent things from getting worse,” according to Harvard Chan School’s…
Eighty-five high school students from the U.S. and beyond learned about climate change from a variety of perspectives—and got ideas on how to tackle the climate crisis in their own communities and beyond—at an annual youth summit held…
Seasonal allergies and asthma are getting worse amid extreme heat caused by climate change, according to several experts from Harvard Chan School’s Department of Environmental Health.
With millions of Americans facing day after day of temperatures well above 100 degrees, experts from Harvard Chan C-CHANGE are speaking out about ways to mitigate the dangerous health effects of extreme heat.