General Events

General Events (a general listing of events open to the public.)

2019 Feb 07

Is International Law Ready for Marine Geoengineering?

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

The EPS Faculty Lounge (Hoffman Lab 409), 20 Oxford St

On February 7th, Kerryn Brent and Jeff McGee from the University of Tasmania will give a talk titled, “Is International Law Ready for Marine Geoengineering?” followed by a Q&A and discussion. 

Summary: The world’s oceans are a key site for site CDR and SRM proposals. There is a large body of international law that governs human activities in the world’s oceans.  We find the capacity of these rules to govern marine geoengineering is limited in three ways. First, states have different rights and obligations concerning marine geoengineering depending on whether it...

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2018 Dec 05

Solar Geoengineering Reading Group

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Geological Museum 418, 26 Oxford St. Cambridge, MA

A weekly reading group, interspersed with more formal seminars, to deepen members’ understanding of solar geoengineering research. Lunch provided. RSVP to Lizzie Burns: eburns [at] g.harvard.edu.

On December 5th, Pete Irvine will discuss Florian Rabitz's 2018 publication, “Governing the termination problem in solar radiation management.”

Abstract: Technologies for Solar Radiation...

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2018 Nov 28

Solar Geoengineering Reading Group

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Room 429, Harvard University Center for the Environment, 26 Oxford St. Cambridge, MA

A weekly reading group, interspersed with more formal seminars, to deepen members’ understanding of solar geoengineering research. Lunch provided. RSVP to Lizzie Burns: eburns [at] g.harvard.edu.

On November 28th, Wake Smith will discuss a proposed organizational structure for solar geoengineering deployment.

2018 Nov 07

Solar Geoengineering Reading Group

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Room 429, Harvard University Center for the Environment, 26 Oxford St. Cambridge, MA

A weekly reading group, interspersed with more formal seminars, to deepen members’ understanding of solar geoengineering research. Lunch provided. RSVP to Lizzie Burns: eburns [at] g.harvard.edu.

On November 7th, Gernot Wagner will be discussing his paper "Decentralized nonstate environmental intervention: the case of solar geoengineering" (joint with Jesse L. Reynolds).

2018 Sep 26

Solar Geoengineering Reading Group

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Oct 24 2018 .
12:00pm to 1:00pm

12:00pm to 1:00pm
12:00pm to 1:00pm
12:00pm to 1:00pm
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Room 429, Harvard University Center for the Environment, 26 Oxford St. Cambridge, MA

A weekly reading group, interspersed with more formal seminars, to deepen members’ understanding of solar geoengineering research. Lunch provided. RSVP to Lizzie Burns: eburns [at] g.harvard.edu.

2017 Oct 05

Solar Geoengineering Reading Group

Repeats every week every Thursday until Thu Nov 09 2017 except Thu Nov 02 2017.
12:00pm to 1:30pm

12:00pm to 1:30pm
12:00pm to 1:30pm
12:00pm to 1:30pm
12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Room 440, Harvard University Center for the Environment, 26 Oxford St. Cambridge, MA
A weekly reading group, interspersed with more formal seminars, to deepen members’ understanding of solar geoengineering research. Lunch provided. RSVP to Lizzie Burns: eburns [at] g.harvard.edu.
2017 Aug 11

Solar Geoengineering Reading Group

Repeats every week every Friday until Fri Aug 18 2017 .
12:00pm to 1:30pm

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Room 440, Harvard University Center for the Environment, 26 Oxford St. Cambridge, MA
A weekly reading group, interspersed with more formal seminars, to deepen members’ understanding of solar geoengineering research. Lunch provided. RSVP to Lizzie Burns: eburns [at] g.harvard.edu.
2018 Jan 24

Solar Geoengineering Reading Group

Repeats every week every Wednesday until Wed Apr 18 2018 except Wed Feb 07 2018, Wed Mar 14 2018, Wed Mar 21 2018, Wed Apr 11 2018.
12:00pm to 1:00pm

12:00pm to 1:00pm
12:00pm to 1:00pm
12:00pm to 1:00pm
12:00pm to 1:00pm
12:00pm to 1:00pm
12:00pm to 1:00pm
12:00pm to 1:00pm
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Room 429, Harvard University Center for the Environment, 26 Oxford St. Cambridge, MA
A weekly reading group, interspersed with more formal seminars, to deepen members’ understanding of solar geoengineering research. Lunch provided. RSVP to Lizzie Burns: eburns [at] g.harvard.edu.