Climate Politics: Plant Response to Rise in CO2

So far, climate change hasn’t offered us a pretty picture of the future. Water scarcity, extreme heat, rising oceans—there isn’t much cheer in the voice of scientists as they describe our planet at 900 parts per million (ppm) CO2, an atmospheric measure of carbon dioxide that is over double today’s concentration. According to some scientists, … Read more

The House and Harvard: Interview with Chris Pappas

Chris Pappas ’02 is the Democratic representative-elect from NH-1. He previously served two terms in the New Hampshire House of Representatives before becoming the treasurer of Hillsborough County. In 2014, he was elected to the New Hampshire Executive Council. Pappas earned a Bachelor of Arts in Government from Harvard College in 2002. Harvard Political Review: … Read more

No Deal is Better than a Bad Deal

For the first time since negotiations began on Brexit in March 2017, British Prime Minister Theresa May and other EU member-states have finally come to a consensus. A historic agreement has been reached between the European Union and the United Kingdom that would finally allow both sides to discuss the future trade relationship post-Brexit. The cost … Read more

After SARS: China’s Search for Better Health Care

In late 2002, a farmer in the Guangdong province of China suddenly came down with a “strangedisease” with flu-like symptoms that quickly turned deadly. His local physician, who was only able to diagnose his ailment as being “caused by a certain virus,” eventually alerted anti-epidemic officials. Upon further investigation, these officials identified his illness as … Read more