News Archive

2015 Graduate Summer Fellows Arrive at Pardee Center

June 10th, 2015

The nine 2015 Pardee Graduate Summer Fellows began their 10-week term on June 1 and they are already in full swing. The first week included orientation, a writing and research workshop with guest speaker Prof. Adil Najam, More

Faculty Fellow Gallagher Gives Keynote at Argentine Central Bank

June 10th, 2015

Prof. Kevin P. Gallagher, a Faculty Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, traveled to Buenos Aires on June 3 and 4 to deliver one of the keynote... More

Summer Fellow Sahar Abi Hassan Presents Paper at LASA 2015

June 4th, 2015

Sahar Abi Hassan, a doctoral student in the department of Political Science and a 2015 Graduate Summer Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently presented a paper... More

Irene Monasterolo Joins the Pardee Center as a Post-Doctoral Associate

June 2nd, 2015

Irene Monasterolo has joined the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future as a post-doctoral associate. She is a development economist with experience in policy monitoring and evaluation; institutional capacity building; governance... More

New Paper: Smallholder Challenges in the Growing Palm Oil Industry

May 28th, 2015

Click here to download the PDF. In this Issues in Brief, 2014 Pardee Graduate Summer Fellow Laurie Wissler explores the challenges faced by smallholder palm oil farmers, particularly in Southeast Asia. Smallholders operating less than 50 hectares... More

Pardee Director to speak at CITL Annual Conference

May 19th, 2015

Anthony Janetos, Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, will speak at the the third annual conference of the Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching & Learning (CITL) at Boston University's... More

Call for Proposals: Faculty Associates and Fellows

May 11th, 2015

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future announces its first annual call for proposals for Faculty Associates and Fellows for the 2015-16 academic year.  Faculty Associates and Fellows are critical... More

Pardee Director Speaks at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Seminar

May 8th, 2015

Anthony Janetos, Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, gave a lecture at Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution on Wednesday, May 6th. The talk, which was titled, "Observations at... More

Pardee Center Announces 2015 Graduate Summer Fellows

May 7th, 2015

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future is pleased to announce the 2015 Pardee Graduate Summer Fellows. These nine outstanding Boston University graduate students represent various schools and departments from... More

Pardee Director Leads National Climate Indicators Project

May 6th, 2015

Today the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) released a web-based prototype of climate indicators to track nationally-relevant climate change and the impacts of it over time. Prof. Anthony Janetos, Director of Boston University's Frederick S. More

Pardee Director Delivers Board of Trustees Lecture on Climate Change Impacts

April 29th, 2015

Anthony Janetos, Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently gave a lecture at the third installment of a Boston University Board of Trustees forum series on fossil fuel divestment on April... More

Pathways to Emissions Reduction in China and India: Politics, Policy, and Administration

April 17th, 2015

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and the Center for the Study of Asia co-sponsored a seminar titled "Pathways to Emissions Reduction in China and India: Politics, Policy, and Administration"... More

Pardee Director Speaks on Climate Impacts in Hudson, MA

April 17th, 2015

Anthony Janetos, Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, gave a public lecture titled "Climate Change, Sea-Level Rise, and Water Issues in the Northeast" on April 16 in Hudson, More

Pardee Center welcomes India’s MOS for Environment, Forests & Climate Change

April 16th, 2015

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted Prakash Javadekar, India's Minister of State for Environment, Forests & Climate Change, on April 15th. Mr. Javadekar participated in an informal conversation with... More

John Prandato Joins Pardee Center

April 8th, 2015

John Prandato recently joined the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University as Communications Coordinator, where he will develop and manage the Center's communications strategy. Prior to joining the Center, John... More

Pathways to Emissions Reduction in China and India: Politics, Policy, and Administration

April 7th, 2015

China and India Comparative Seminar Series Thursday, April 16, 2015 from 4:00-6:00 pm at the Pardee Center Seminar Room, 67 Bay State Road China and India will largely determine the future of the global climate. How are they... More

2014 Summer Fellow is Invited Speaker at Food Conference

April 2nd, 2015

2014 Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellow Sarah Ann Hill was an invited speaker on a panel and also presented a poster at a recent conference called "Just Food?" held at the Harvard Law School. The conference, More

Pardee Center Project Manager Featured In Wells Fargo Annual Report

April 1st, 2015

Marta Marello, Project Manager of The Enhancing Energy Efficiency for Urban Housing research project for the The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, is featured in a news article and a... More

Pardee Center Welcomes Proposals for Faculty Fellows Starting Fall 2015

April 1st, 2015

The Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future is now accepting proposals for Faculty Fellows starting in Fall 2015.  The Pardee Faculty Fellows are an integral part of the Center's research programs and... More

Pardee Director Delivers Keynote Speeches on Climate Change

March 30th, 2015

Pardee Center Director Anthony Janetos addressed state and local officials and Boston University alumni regarding the impacts of climate change at two different events in late March. Prof. Janetos joined the Foundation for a Greener Future... More

Experts Discuss Challenges of “Chemicals, Products, and Health”

March 25th, 2015

The health, business, and regulatory implications related to products that contain or are manufactured with toxic chemicals was the topic of discussion at the Pardee House seminar on Thursday, March 19. Pardee Faculty Fellow Henrik Selin... More

Pardee Center Hosts “Nile Project” Discussion on Friday, March 27

March 23rd, 2015

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future will host a panel discussion on Friday, March 27 from 3 to 4 pm titled "Water Politics in the Nile Basin" as part... More

Chemicals, Products, and Health: Global Challenges

March 19th, 2015

The health, business, and regulatory implications related to products that contain or are manufactured with toxic chemicals was the topic of discussion at the Pardee House seminar on Thursday, March 19. Pardee Faculty Fellow Henrik Selin... More

Pardee Director is Keynote Speaker at March 24 Water Forum

March 16th, 2015

Pardee Center Director Anthony Janetos has been invited as the keynote speaker for the 3rd Annual Massachusetts Water Forum on Tuesday, March 24.  Prof. Janetos' talk, titled "Climate Change Implications for Water and Coastal Resources,"... More

2014 Pardee Summer Fellow is Lead Author of Paper in BMJ Open

March 10th, 2015

Abhishek Sharma, a 2014 Pardee Graduate Summer Fellow and currently a graduate student at the Boston University School of Public Health, is the lead author of a paper recently published in the online journal BMJ... More

Pardee Center Director Speaks at Graduate Student Conference

March 4th, 2015

Pardee Center Director Anthony Janetos gave the keynote talk on "Climate Policy Successes and Failures" at the opening session of the 2015 Graduate Student Research Conference at the Pardee School of Global Studies on Friday, More

Pardee Seminar Highlights Climate Adaptation in South Asian Mega-Cities

February 27th, 2015

At the Pardee Center lunchtime seminar on Feb. 25, architect and Metropolitan College Adjunct Professor Madhu Dutta-Koehler spoke of the need for urban planners to "look for synergies" between climate change adaptation opportunities and existing... More

Pardee Center Director’s Work Featured by BU Research

February 18th, 2015

Pardee Center Director Anthony Janetos is featured in a recent BU Research article about his work to develop a National Climate Indicators System to help policymakers with decisions related to preparing for and responding to... More

Special Journal Issue Is Outcome of Pardee Center and CURA Program

February 13th, 2015

A recent special issue of the journal Latin American Research Review co-edited by Boston University Prof. Jeffrey Rubin (History) is based on a 2012 project co-sponsored by the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study... More

Past Pardee Fellow is Co-Author of MIT Report on Solar Lanterns

February 9th, 2015

Jonars Spielberg, a 2011 Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellow, is among the co-authors of a first-of-its-kind evaluation report on the use of solar lanterns as part of a development program.  The report, recently published by... More

New Book on Global Finance by Pardee Fellow Kevin Gallagher

February 5th, 2015

Pardee Center Faculty Fellow Kevin P. Gallagher is the author of a new book titled Ruling Capital: Emerging Markets and the Reregulation of Cross-Border Finance published by Cornell University Press. The book is based on... More

Ella Clausen Joins Pardee Center as Communications Intern

February 4th, 2015

Ella Clausen recently joined the staff of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future as Communications Intern. Ella is a current Boston University Senior studying Public Relations and Environmental Analysis... More

Next Pardee Center Seminar Set for Wednesday, February 25

February 4th, 2015

  IMPORTANT NOTE: CHANGE OF VENUE -- This seminar will take place at the Initiative on Cities, 75 Bay State Road instead of the Pardee Center. If you plan to attend, please make a note of... More

Applications Now Open for 2015 Pardee Graduate Summer Fellowships

January 26th, 2015

Application deadline: Monday, March 16, 2015 Download application instructions Applications are now being accepted for the 2015 Pardee Graduate Summer Fellows Program, which offers graduate students from across Boston University an opportunity for intensive interdisciplinary research and... More

GEGI Co-Directors Co-Author Article in The Washington Post

December 18th, 2014

An article co-written by Global Economic Governance Initiative (GEGI) Co-Directors, Prof. Kevin Gallagher and Prof. Cornel Ban, was published on December 17 in The Washington Post. In the article, titled “The IMF's perestroika moment,“ the authors discuss the changes to the International Monetary Fund... More

2014 Pardee Summer Fellow Wins Santander Universities Scholarship

December 3rd, 2014

2014 Pardee Graduate Summer Fellow Abhishek Sharma was recently awarded a Santander Universities Scholarship, offered by the Department of Global Health at Boston University's School of Public Health. With colleagues at the BU Center for Global Health and Development (BU CGHD), Abhishek has... More

Pardee Center Seeks Two Research Fellows to Start Summer 2015

November 12th, 2014

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future at Boston University invites applications for two Research Fellow appointments, at either the Postdoctoral or Assistant Research Scientist level, starting in the summer of... More

Pardee Center Director Video Featured in Indian Country Article

November 5th, 2014

Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future Director Anthony Janetos was featured in a November 4, 2014 article in the Indian Country titled "Mitigation and Emissions Reduction is Our Key to Survival, Scientists Say." The article... More

Former Pardee Graduate Summer Fellows Speak at Information Session

November 3rd, 2014

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future held its first information session on the Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellows Program on October 31, 2014 with approximately 45 Boston University graduate students... More

Pardee Center Director and Faculty Fellow Quoted in the Daily Free Press

October 30th, 2014

Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future Director Anthony Janetos was featured in an October 30, 2014 article in the Daily Free Press titled "Boston University staff, students support adoption of new standardized climate... More