Honda Announces Investment of $65 Billion Over 10 Years to Bolster EV Push

$65 Billion Investment: Honda plans to invest $65 billion over the next decade to enhance its electric vehicle (EV) capabilities. Seven New EV Models: The company aims to launch seven new electric models globally by 2030. Supply Chain Expansion: Significant focus on building a robust supply chain for EV batteries, including partnerships with LG Energy […]

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More educated communities tend to be healthier. Why? Culture.

Illustration by Judy Blomquist/Harvard Staff Work & Economy More educated communities tend to be healthier. Why? Culture.  New study finds places with more college graduates tend to develop better lifestyle habits overall Christy DeSmith Harvard Staff Writer May 13, 2024 5 min read Having more education has long been linked to better individual health. But those […]

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It’s on Facebook, and it’s complicated

Courtesy of Lance Oppenheim Nation & World It’s on Facebook, and it’s complicated ‘Spermworld’ documentary examines motivations of prospective parents, volunteer donors who connect through private group page  Christy DeSmith Harvard Staff Writer May 8, 2024 6 min read A woman is relaxing before a fireplace when a male figure enters the frame. “Here you […]

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Shaping the Future of Fashion: Sustainable Practices and Realistic Solutions

Fashion, a dynamic and ever-evolving industry, holds immense power to influence culture and consumption patterns. However, its rapid growth often comes at a significant environmental and social cost. In recent years, the fashion industry has faced mounting pressure to address its unsustainable practices, leading to a surge in initiatives aimed at promoting sustainability. Additionally, governments […]

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Jeremy M. Weinstein named dean of Harvard Kennedy School

Photo by Christine Baker Campus & Community Jeremy M. Weinstein named dean of Harvard Kennedy School Political scientist, who also served as academic leader and in various roles in Obama administration, to assume post July 1 April 29, 2024 6 min read Jeremy M. Weinstein, an accomplished scholar of political science, experienced academic leader, and […]

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SEB’s Green Bond Report Explores Scaling Up Energy Transition Investments for a Just and Speedy Net-Zero Emission Goal

The latest issue of SEB’s The Green Bond report is dedicated to the question of how to scale energy transition investments at the speed required to reach net-zero emissions and in a manner that is socially inclusive. Amid rising populism and an escalating geopolitical race for clean technology competitiveness and energy security, green industrial policies […]

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FCA Issues Anti-Greenwashing Guidance, Proposes Expansion of Sustainability Framework

Ahead of the anti-greenwashing rule coming into force on 31 May, the FCA is supporting industry with guidance to help them meet the standard. The new rule is designed to protect consumers by ensuring sustainable products and services they are sold are accurately described. Results from the latest Financial Lives survey shows significant consumer interest in sustainable […]

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HHS Combats Climate Change with New Programs, Reducing Emissions & Tackling Extreme Heat

Highlights include resources to help health systems decarbonize and a new heat forecasting system The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is marking Earth Day by introducing new programming to help the health sector reduce its significant carbon footprint and increase utilization of the historic opportunities for investments in resilience and sustainability created […]

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Bezos Earth Fund Partners on Research Initiative to Aid Fossil Fuel-Dependent Economies

Resources for the Future (RFF), the Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP) at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and the Bezos Earth Fund, are pleased to announce the launch of the Resilient Energy Economies (REE) initiative. The multi-year effort will fund economic research and build a community of scholars, policymakers, and economic development […]

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Getting ahead of dyslexia

Science & Tech Getting ahead of dyslexia Nadine Gaab and research assistant Megan Loh (left) demonstrate a mock MRI machine they use to prepare children for the real thing. Photo by Kris Snibbe/Harvard Staff Photographer; photo illustration by Judy Blomquist/Harvard Staff Nikki Rojas Harvard Staff Writer April 4, 2024 5 min read Harvard lab’s research […]

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