Professors Naomi Pierce and Benton Taylor along with seven other Harvard research teams will share $1 million in the seventh round of the Climate Change Solutions Fund (CCSF). The award was established by President Emerita Drew Gilpin Faust in 2014 to support research and policy initiatives intended to reduce the risks of climate change.
Naomi Pierce won for her proposal, "Prospecting for Functional Materials in the Entomology Collections of the Museum of Comparative Zoology". Benton Taylor won for his proposal, "Using Volcanic Vents to Combat Climate Change".
Full story and list of all recipients in The Harvard Gazette.