The Center for Energy and Environmental Studies and the Sustainable Cities Initiative at Boston University present a panel and workshop today, “Lost and Unaccounted Natural Gas: Energy, Economics and Environment.” Boston University researchers, research partners and local leaders in government and the private sector will discuss the extent of methane gas leaks in Boston, and will propose next steps toward resolution.
Boston University participants include Nathan Philips, Director of the Center for Energy and Environmental Studies; and Robert Kaufman and Cutler Cleveland of the Department of Geography and Environment.
The event runs from 9:00 am – 1:00 pm on Friday, September 23 in the 9th floor Metcalf Trustee Center at 1 Silber Way. The event is free and open to the public. Formal registration has closed, but walk-ins are welcomed. More information on the event can be found on the Center for Energy and Environmental Studies’ website.
SED Professor Scott Seider will participate in a book panel discussion tonight at the United Lutheran Church (66 Winthrop Street, Cambridge) at 7 PM in promotion of his first book Shelter: Where Harvard Meets the Homeless. The panel will include James Shearer, Co-founder of Spare Change News, Reverend John Finley, IV, Founding Director of Epiphany School, Gail Bucher, Service Deacon at University Lutheran, David Dance, PBHA’s Director of Programs for Harvard Square Homeless Shelter and Amelia Lin the HSHS Volunteer Director and member of the Harvard Class of 2011. Scott discusses his book here. The event is free and open to the public.