Events Archive

Upcoming Seminar: Strategies for Rapid Climate Mitigation

September 12th, 2016in 2016, Events, News

Laurence Delina, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, will discuss his recent book, Strategies for Rapid Climate Mitigation, at a seminar on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm at the Pardee Center, 67 Bay State Road (Lunch... More

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Pardee Center Hosts Workshop on Sustainable Energy Futures

July 27th, 2016in 2016, 2016, Events, News

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a workshop July 13-15 for an international group of scholars, practitioners, and government officials from 12 developing countries as part of a research program titled The Future of Energy Systems in Developing Countries. Pardee Center Post-doctoral Associate Laurence... More

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Pardee Center Hosts Special Lecture on Affordable and Just Energy Access

July 20th, 2016in 2016, 2016, Events, News

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a special lecture titled "New Paradigms for Delivering Affordable and Just Energy Access: Insights from the Social Sciences" with Prof. Benjamin Sovacool on Thursday, July 14. Prof. Sovacool discussed how small-scale renewable energy technologies, such as solar panels, cookstoves, biogas... More

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Pardee Center Hosts BU Conference on Sustainability Research

May 11th, 2016in 2016, Events, News

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future co-sponsored the BU Conference on Sustainability Research on Monday, May 9. Approximately 100 people attended the one-day conference that featured presentations by Boston University faculty with a diverse range of expertise on their research related to sustainability issues (a full... More

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Sir Robert Watson Delivers 2016 Pardee Center Distinguished Lecture

April 13th, 2016in 2016, 2016, Events, News

Sir Robert Tony Watson, the world’s leading authority on integrated scientific assessments, discussed his experiences over the past 30 years and his views on the future of such assessments when he delivered the 2016 Pardee Center Distinguished Lecture at the Metcalf Trustee Center on April 11. The event was sponsored... More

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Experts Discuss China’s New Silk Roads Initiative at Pardee Center Seminar

March 25th, 2016in 2016, Events, News

On March 21, a panel of experts spoke about the implications of China's "one belt, one road" initiative for transnational investment, foreign diplomacy, and regional geopolitics at a seminar hosted by the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. The seminar, which was attended by about... More

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Experts Panel Discusses Cancer and NCDs in Developing World

February 25th, 2016in 2016, Events, News

A panel of experts spoke about the impact of cancer and noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) in the developing world at a seminar on February 24 hosted by the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. The seminar, titled "Cancer and NCDs in the Developing World: The Looming Crisis in... More

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French Ambassador Gives Inside Account of Paris Climate Deal

February 9th, 2016in 2016, Events, News

France’s Special Representative to the Paris climate change talks last December spoke publicly for the first time on Feb. 8 at Boston University about what it took to orchestrate both the two-week long climate change negotiation session and the agreement that came out of it. Ambassador Laurence Tubiana was the featured... More

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