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Comparing Air Pollution and Its Health Effects in Beijing and Mexico City

On February 8, 2017, Nobel Prize-winning chemist Mario Molina gave a public lecture at Harvard comparing air quality issues in Mexico City and Beijing. He endorsed greater exchange of knowledge across megacities and rigorous interdisciplinary research. Dr. Molina is part of a community of scholars joining forces with the Harvard China Project to scientifically rethink strategies to reduce urban air pollution and environmental health risk, in China and beyond. In this video, we invited several China Project experts and partners to share with us their insights and research on the issue.

Nobel Laureate Mario Molina Public Lecture at Harvard on February 8, 2017

On February 8, 2017, Nobel Prize-winning chemist Mario Molina gave a public lecture comparing air quality issues in Mexico City and Beijing. The lecture was sponsored by the China Project, and co-sponsored by the Harvard Global Institute, the Harvard Center for the Environment, and the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health's Department of Environmental Health.

Podcast Interview with Prof. Michael McElroy on his New Book "Energy and Climate: Vision for the Future"

China Project chair Michael McElroy discusses a world without fossil fuels, the economics of changing energy systems, and the impact President-elect Donald Trump may have on the future of energy and climate in this podcast interview.

Nature Index 2016 Featuring Harvard-China Project

The China Project is featured in the cover article of Nature Index 2016 gauging the success of international research collaborations. It spotlights new Project-supported research by the Wofsy-Munger group on the carbon cycle and how forest ecosystems respond to stress using models based on observational sites in China and the US. The video includes interviews with senior research fellow Bill MUNGER and students LIU Jialin and Archana DAYALU at Harvard Forest.

Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore Public Lecture at Harvard on April 7, 2016

On April 7, 2016, former U.S. Vice President Al Gore spoke to a capacity crowd in Harvard's Sanders Theater, in the inaugural public lecture of the China 2030/2050 initiative of the Harvard China Project funded by the HGI. Gore expressed optimism about progress in low-carbon energy developments and the roles played by the U.S. and China in his lecture.

Harvard Climate Change Experts Focus on China

The China Project received the first $3.75 million grant from the new Harvard Global Institute.

Former Australia PM Kevin Rudd Lecture at Harvard on April 30, 2014

“Imagining China’s Future: Politics, the Economy and Climate Change” with Kevin Rudd, former Prime Minister of Australia on April 30, 2014. Lecture is part of “China 2035: Energy, Climate, and Development” lecture series co-sponsored by Harvard-China Project and Harvard University Center for the Environment.

Former President of World Bank Robert Zoellick Lecture at Harvard on April 9, 2014

"China, Development & the World Economy" with Robert Zoellick, Former President, World Bank; Chairman, International Advisors, Goldman Sachs. A Q&A with Michael McElroy, Gilbert Butler Professor of Environmental Studies and Chair of the Harvard China Project. Lecture is part of “China 2035: Energy, Climate, and Development” lecture series co-sponsored by Harvard-China Project and Harvard University Center for the Environment.

Nobel Laureate in Economics Michael Spence Lecture at Harvard on March 11, 2014

"Challenges to the Sustainability of China's Evolving Growth Model" Michael Spence, former Dean of FAS; Nobel Laureate in Economics; currently Professor of Economics at New York University. Lecture is part of “China 2035: Energy, Climate, and Development” lecture series co-sponsored by Harvard-China Project and Harvard University Center for the Environment.