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

Nobel Prize-winning chemist Mario Molina gave a public lecture at Harvard comparing air quality issues in Mexico City and Beijing. 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.

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China's Environmental Challenges: Summer Course in Beijing in Aug 2017

Funded by generous scholarships from the Harvard Global Institute, a diverse group of thirty Harvard College undergraduate students traveled to China in August 2017 on a trip organized by the Harvard-China Project, the Environmental Science and Public Policy concentration, and Tsinghua University to learn about and experience China’s environmental challenges first-hand. While in China, the Harvard students participated in a two-week intensive summer program, joined by eighty students from China and other countries around the world. Click here to read more. 

Harvard-China Project Featured in Nature Index, with Video

The China Project is featured in the cover article of Nature Index, on international research collaborations. Quoting Mike McElroy and Bill Munger, the article highlights Project-supported research on the carbon cycle, based on observations at our atmospheric station near Beijing as well as other sites in U.S. and Chinese forests. Watch an accompanying short video that includes interviews with Munger and students Liu Jialin and Archana Dayalu on-site at the beautiful Harvard Forest.