Seminar

2020 Mar 11

CANCELLED: China’s Air Quality and Climate Change: The Known and the Unknown

12:15pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

CGIS South S020, Belfer Case Study Room, 1730 Cambridge Street, Cambridge

In accordance with new Harvard policies regarding gatherings over 25 people, the Wednesday Fairbank Center talk with Chris Nielsen has been CANCELLED, and will be rescheduled at a later date. Learn more about the campus' response to the coronavirus here: https://www.harvard.edu/coronavirus

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2020 Feb 14

Atmospheric Aerosol Chemistry: Climate and Air Quality

12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: 

Pierce 100F, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge

An Atmospheric & Environmental Chemistry Seminar with Douglas R. Worsnop, Aerodyne Research, Inc., INAR (Physics), University of Helsinki
 
Abstract: Despite much effort in the past decades, uncertainties in both climate impacts and health effects of atmospheric aerosols remain large.  During the last twenty years, aerosol mass spectrometry (AMS) has shown that sub-micron aerosol chemical...

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2019 Dec 05

Opportunities and Challenges in China's Carbon Market: From Model to Reality

3:45pm to 5:00pm

Location: 

Pierce 100F, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge

A Harvard-China Project Research Seminar with Cecilia Han Springer, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Environment and Natural Resources and Science, Technology and Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Please note the start time of 3:45pm

Abstract: Can China's policies promote economic growth and environmental protection at the same time? I examine the economy vs. environment dichotomy in Chinese...

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2019 Nov 14

Driving and the Built Environment: Is Transit-Oriented Development Effective in Shanghai?

3:30pm to 4:45pm

Location: 

Pierce 100F, 29 Oxford Street, Cambridge

A Harvard-China Project Research Seminar with Faan Chen, Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard-China Project, Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Harvard University

Abstract: The rapid growth of cities such as Shanghai in China has presented many transportation, land use and climate change challenges for local government officials, planning and transit practitioners and property...

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2019 Sep 05

Walking Culture in China

3:00pm

Location: 

Gund Hall, Room 121, Harvard Graduate School of Design, 42-28 Quincy Street

A dissertation defense by Yingying Lu, a Harvard Graduate School of Design doctoral candidate and incoming researcher of the Harvard-China Project.

Abstract: Walking brings wide-ranging health benefits to individuals (Hanson & Jones, 2015) and increases social interaction as well (Talen & Koschinsky, 2013). Walking, as a sustainable transportation mode, can contribute to the urban environment by saving transportation energy...

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