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Press Release - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Finalists Announced for 2024 Roy Family Award for Environmental Partnership

| July 01, 2024

The Environment and Natural Resources Program at the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs is proud to announce the five finalists for the 2024 Roy Family Award for Environmental Partnership. The Roy Award, presented every two years since 2003, honors an outstanding cross-sector partnership project that enhances environmental quality through novel and innovative approaches.

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Heat Pump Adoption Not Cost-Effective for Majority of MA Households, Says New Study

| June 26, 2024

Air-source heat pump adoption will increase heating costs for approximately half of all Massachusetts households due to high electricity prices, according to a new town-level spatial analysis by researchers at Harvard University. Concerns around increased energy bills could challenge Massachusetts’ ability to achieve its ambitions for decarbonization of buildings across the state.

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Press Release - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Dr. Ezinne Uzo-Okoro (MPA '21) Joins the Belfer Center and Defense, Emerging Technology, and Strategy Program as Senior Fellow

| Apr. 29, 2024

Cambridge, MA – April 29, 2024 – The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School is proud to announce that  Dr. Ezinne Uzo-Okoro, former Assistant Director for Space Policy at the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy, will be a Senior Fellow. Uzo-Okoro, a world-renowned expert in space policy and technologies, will be a significant asset to the Belfer Center and the broader Harvard Community. 

Press Release - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs Announces Spring 2024 Senior Fellows

Cambridge, MA – April 02, 2024 — The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School proudly announces several new Senior Fellows joining in Spring 2024, chosen for their outstanding leadership, professional accomplishments, and dedication to shaping future policy leaders.  

Barham A. Salih gestures as he speaks at the podium of the United Nations.

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Barham A. Salih Joins Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and Middle East Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School as Senior Fellow

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School is proud to announce the appointment of Barham A. Salih, esteemed Iraqi Kurdish leader and former President of the Republic of Iraq, as a Senior Fellow.

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Press Release - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Automakers Must Double Investment to Meet Biden’s Proposed Electric Vehicle Targets, Says New Study

| Dec. 19, 2023

The Biden Administration and automotive industry have announced ambitious targets for the number of electric vehicles they hope to deploy by 2030, but automakers are not yet on track to meet those targets, according to new analysis by researchers at Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. 

Press Release - Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School

Belfer Center Announces 2023–2024 New Fellows

The Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School (Cambridge, MA) is pleased to announce its 2023–2024 cohort of Fellows.

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MEDIA ALERT - Belfer Center Experts Available to Discuss 2023 G20 New Delhi Summit

Aug. 28, 2023

The upcoming 2023 G20 summit scheduled in New Delhi will convene leaders representing the world's major economies will convene to deliberate and strategize about imminent environmental and economic challenges. The overarching theme of "One Earth" will serve as a clarion call for unity and collective responsibility, underscoring the urgency of collaborative endeavors. Participating nations will engage in open dialogues, deliberating the adoption of cleaner energy sources, advancing circular economic models, and fortifying support mechanisms for marginalized communities grappling with environmental transformations.

A number Belfer Center experts are available to discuss the G20, its policy discussions, and any commitments announced.

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Stuart Harris Shortlisted for 2023 Arctic Academic Action Award

| May 30, 2023

Arctic Initiative Faculty Affiliate Stuart Harris has been chosen as a finalist for the 2023 Frederik Paulsen Arctic Academic Action Award, recognizing scientific and academic ideas that are action-oriented and hold potential for addressing the challenges and critical needs posed by climate change in the Arctic region.