Tag: Anthony Janetos

Graduate Summer Fellows Meet with Center Director Anthony Janetos

On June 6, the Graduate Summer Fellows had their first faculty lunch discussion of the program, meeting with Pardee Center Director Anthony Janetos, a Professor in the Department of Earth & Environment. Prof. Janetos explained some of his recent work on the scientific assessment process, food security, and the BU Climate Action Plan. He also gave an overview of his career […]

Janetos Gives Remarks at Earth & Environment Convocation

Anthony Janetos, the Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, gave a speech at the Spring 2018 Convocation for the Boston University Department of Earth & Environment on Sunday, May 20. Janetos, who has been a Professor in the department since he joined BU in May 2013, was recently appointed the […]

Facebook Live: Climate Change Challenges & Opportunities

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future invites you to participate in a Facebook Live event on the state of global climate change research and policy options, and how cities, states, and private organizations are stepping up in the Trump era. The event, titled “Climate Change: Challenges & Opportunities,” is co-hosted by […]

Pardee Center Hosts Discussion on NSF Sustainable Urban Systems Report

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future recently hosted a presentation and discussion about a new National Science Foundation (NSF) report, titled Sustainable Urban Systems: Articulating a Long-Term Convergence Research Agenda. The report, released in January, is intended to serve as a guide for the direction of research on sustainable urban systems in coming decades in […]

Delina, Janetos Guest Edit Special Journal Issue on Futures of Energy Systems

Pardee Center postdoctoral associate Laurence Delina and Director Prof. Anthony Janetos have guest edited a special journal issue consisting of 24 accounts, stories, narratives, and perspectives on the futures of energy systems. The special volume has been published in the journal Energy Research and Social Science (Vol. 35, January 2018). The collection covers disparate geographic […]

Upcoming: The Social Benefits of Renewable Energy – A Lunch Talk by Sebastian Helgenberger

Join us for a talk by Sebastian Helgenberger from the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies (IASS), Potsdam, where he leads the “Multiple Benefits of Renewables” project. Building on experiences with Germany’s Energiewende (transition towards renewable energies), Sebastian and his team in their research activities and international science-policy dialogues are putting particular emphasis on the social […]

Janetos to Help Convene Second Annual GlobalFood+ Speed Talks Symposium

Anthony Janetos, the Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, is serving on the Organizing Committee for the second annual GlobalFood+ Speed Talks Symposium to be hosted by the Tufts University Friedman School of Nutrition Science and Policy. The symposium will take place at the Behrakis Auditorium of the Jaharis […]

New NSF Report Led by Janetos Charts Research Agenda for Sustainable Urban Systems

A new National Science Foundation (NSF) report released today establishes a research agenda for sustainable urban systems in coming decades. The report, titled Sustainable Urban Systems: Articulating a Long-Term Convergence Research Agenda, is intended to serve as a guide for the direction of research on cities in the face of unprecedented urbanization. Fewer than one-third of the world’s population […]

Monasterolo, Janetos Author Paper on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure

Anthony Janetos, the Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, and Irene Monasterolo, a Visiting Research Fellow, recently co-authored a paper on climate-related financial disclosure in the journal Climatic Change. The paper, titled “Vulnerable yet relevant: the two dimensions of climate-related financial disclosure,” proposes two novel indices to identify […]