The Harvard Crimson: Scientist Discusses Health, Campus Sustainability


Scientist and public health advocate Arlene D. Blum discussed her research and advocacy work surrounding “harmful” chemicals found in consumer products and how that work relates to campus sustainability in an event hosted by the Harvard Office for Sustainability Thursday afternoon.

Blum, founder and executive director of the Green Science Policy Institute and a visiting scholar at the University of California, Berkeley, spoke about six classes of chemicals commonly used by manufacturers and the harmful effects she said they can have on consumers…

R. Blake Paterson