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Elisabetta Genovese Joins Pardee Center as Visiting Scholar

May 27th, 2016

Elisabetta Genovese has joined the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future on a three-week appointment as a Visiting Scholar. Elisabetta is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Research Institute on Sustainable Economic... More

Pardee Center Hosts BU Conference on Sustainability Research

May 11th, 2016

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... More

Pardee Center Announces 2016 Graduate Summer Fellows

April 28th, 2016

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future is pleased to announce the 2016 Pardee Graduate Summer Fellows. These seven outstanding Boston University graduate students represent various schools and departments from across... More

Pardee Center Hosts Workshop on Trade and Climate Change Policy

April 26th, 2016

Boston University's Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and Global Economic Governance Initiative (GEGI), along with Georgetown University's Harrison Institute for Public Law, hosted an international experts' workshop titled "Reconciling Trade... More

John Patrick Connors Publishes Book Chapter on Urban Agriculture

April 26th, 2016

John Patrick Connors, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently wrote a chapter in The Routledge Handbook of Urbanization and Global Environmental Change (2016, Routledge). The... More

BU Conference on Sustainability Research

April 20th, 2016

Morning Panels Afternoon Panels Please join us for the BU Conference on Sustainability Research on Monday, May 9 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm at the Boston University Photonics Building at 8 St. Mary's Street, 9th floor. This... More

Marta Marello Speaks at Sustainable Campuses Conference

April 19th, 2016

Marta Marello, a researcher at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, spoke at the fifth Massachusetts Sustainable Communities and Campuses Conference held on Friday, April 15th at Hampshire College... More

Sir Robert Watson Delivers 2016 Pardee Center Distinguished Lecture

April 13th, 2016

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... More

Pardee Center Postdocs Participate in AAG Annual Meeting

April 12th, 2016

Laurence L. Delina and John Patrick Connors, two postdoctoral associates at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently attended the 2016 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Geographers... More

Faculty Fellows Discuss Public Health Impacts of Climate Change in India

April 8th, 2016

A panel of experts discussed the public health impacts of climate change in India at a seminar hosted by the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future on April 6. The seminar was... More

Irit Altman Appointed as Research Assistant Professor in Biology

April 1st, 2016

Irit Altman, a Visiting Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, has been appointed as a Research Assistant Professor in Boston University's Department of Biology. Prof. Altman is an ecologist... More

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

March 25th, 2016

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... More

New Paper: Improving Women’s Reproductive Health in India by Educating Men and Families

March 23rd, 2016

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future has published a new paper in its Issues in Brief series. The paper, titled "Improving Women's Reproductive Health in India by Educating Men and Families,"... More

Upcoming Seminar: Public Health Impacts of Climate Change in India

March 22nd, 2016

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future will host a seminar titled "Public Health Impacts of Climate Change in India" on Wednesday, April 6 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm at... More

The New Silk Roads: Will China’s Investments Enrich the World?

March 2nd, 2016

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future will host a seminar titled "The New Silk Roads: Will China’s Investments Enrich the World?" on Monday, March 21 from 12:00 to 2:00... More

Experts Panel Discusses Cancer and NCDs in Developing World

February 25th, 2016

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... More

Robert Watson to Deliver 2016 Pardee Center Distinguished Lecture

February 17th, 2016

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University invites you to attend its 2016 Distinguished Lecture, "Evidence-Based Policy or Policy-Based Evidence?" featuring Sir Robert Watson on Monday, April 11... More

Upcoming Seminar: Cancer and NCDs in the Developing World

February 9th, 2016

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future will host a seminar titled "Cancer and NCDs in the Developing World: The Looming Crisis in Global Health" on Wednesday, February 24... More

French Ambassador Gives Inside Account of Paris Climate Deal

February 9th, 2016

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... More

Prof. Bruce Anderson Wins Prestigious AMS Editor’s Award

February 4th, 2016

Prof. Bruce Anderson, a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and a Professor in the Department of Earth & Environment, received the American Meteorological Society’s... More

Prof. Janetos Co-authors Paper on Climate Indicators in Climatic Change

January 29th, 2016

Anthony Janetos, Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, co-authored a paper released today that describes the process of developing the U.S. National Climate Indicators System (NCIS), a... More

Prof. Marco Raberto Gives Talk on Agent-Based Modeling

January 29th, 2016

On Wednesday, January 27, the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a presentation and discussion titled "Credit-driven bubbles and crises in the macroeconomic and financial system: the Eurace agent-based... More

Prof. Gallagher Quoted in FT Story on Use of Capital Controls

January 28th, 2016

Prof. Kevin Gallagher, a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, was quoted in a recent Financial Times story titled "Capital controls no longer taboo as emerging markets... More

Applications Now Open for 2016 Pardee Graduate Summer Fellowships

January 25th, 2016

Application deadline: Monday, March 14, 2015 Download application instructions Applications are now being accepted for the 2016 Pardee Graduate Summer Fellows Program, which offers graduate students from across Boston University an opportunity for intensive interdisciplinary research and writing... More

Event: The Paris Climate Deal: An Inside Account of How it Happened

January 19th, 2016

The French ambassador who played a leading role in facilitating the recent global climate change agreement in Paris will provide a “behind the scenes” account of how the pact was reached during an event... More

Bas van Ruijven Joins Pardee Center as Visiting Scholar

January 12th, 2016

Bas van Ruijven has joined the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future on a six month appointment as a Visiting Scholar. Bas is a Project Scientist II with the Integrated Assessment... More

New Pardee Paper: Cancer in Sub-Saharan Africa

December 21st, 2015

Cancer is the leading global cause of death, and has been on the rise in low- and middle-income countries in sub-Saharan Africa and worldwide, which are projected to account for roughly 80 percent of global cancer diagnoses by... More

Irene Monasterolo’s Research Presented at COP21 Event on Finance and Climate

December 14th, 2015

Irene Monasterolo, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, had her research presented at a recent conference titled "Climate Change: The Finance Sector and Pathways to 2°C" at... More

Research Associate Marta Marello Participates in Paris Climate-KIC Event

December 11th, 2015

Marta Marello, a Research Associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently attended Climate-KIC’s Champions reception in Paris in conjunction with the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) talks. More

Pardee Director Speaks at Trustees Climate Mitigation & Adaptation Event

December 9th, 2015

Anthony Janetos, Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, participated in a forum on climate change mitigation and adaptation on December 1. Prof. Janetos -- along with Adil Najam, Dean of the Frederick... More

Two Past Summer Fellows Featured in Special Report for Work in Africa

December 4th, 2015

Two alumni of the Graduate Summer Fellows Program at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future were recently featured in a BU Research Special Report for their work in Africa. Lilly Havstad... More

Visiting Fellow Brian Swett Talks Cities and Climate Change on WBUR

December 3rd, 2015

Brian Swett, a Visiting Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, joined WBUR's Morning Edition on Thursday to speak about the role of cities in addressing climate change. Swett, the former Chief... More

Laurence Delina to Serve on Advisory Board of The Climate Mobilization

November 18th, 2015

Laurence L. Delina, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, will serve on the Advisory Board of The Climate Mobilization, a non-profit organization whose mission is... More

Research Associate Marta Marello Wins #Climathon, Trip to Paris

November 12th, 2015

Marta Marello, a Research Associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, has been invited to attend Climate-KIC's #Climathon program in Paris, in conjunction with the United Nations Framework Convention... More

Faculty Research Fellow Min Ye Wins Smith Richardson Grant

November 4th, 2015

Prof. Min Ye, a Faculty Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, was recently awarded an International Security and Foreign Policy Fellowship from the Smith Richardson Foundation (SRF). The... More

Pardee Center Symposium on Climate Change Adaptation Strategies

November 3rd, 2015

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a symposium on Tuesday, November 17 titled, "Adaptation Strategies: Coping with Climate Change and Natural Disasters in Developed and Developing Countries." Pardee Center Director... More

Book Seminar: European Union and Environmental Governance

October 20th, 2015

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future invites you to attend its upcoming book seminar on European Union and Environmental Governance (2015, Routledge) by Prof. Henrik Selin (Boston University) and Prof. More

Pardee Director Anthony Janetos Gives Briefing on USGCRP Report

October 15th, 2015

Anthony Janetos, Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, gave a briefing in Washington, DC on Wednesday, October 15 for a report from the National Academy Committee to Advise the... More

Pardee Director Co-authors NSF Report on Environmental Research

October 6th, 2015

Anthony Janetos, Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, was an author of a recent report titled, "America's Future: Environmental Research and Education for a Thriving Century," published by the... More

Second Information Session for Graduate Summer Fellows Program Set for Dec. 11

October 2nd, 2015

Due to demand, the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future invites Boston University graduate students interested in applying for our 2016 Graduate Summer Fellows program to a second information session at... More