Tag: China

Faculty Research Fellow Heidi Peltier Authors Article on Environmental Costs of Strained U.S.-China Relations

Heidi Peltier, a Research Professor at the BU Department of Political Science and a Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow, authored an article for The Quincy Institute for Responsible Statecraft exploring the environmental costs of recently proposed increases in military spending to “enhance U.S. deterrence of China.” In the article, Prof. Peltier reflects on the financial […]

Faculty Associate Min Ye Gives Talk on Belt and Road Initiative for Columbia’s “China and the World” Program

 Min Ye, an Associate Professor at the Pardee School of Global Studies and a Faculty Associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently gave a talk exploring the origins, motivations, and implementation of China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), and examined the various impacts of COVID-19 on the […]

Postdocs Qi Zhang and Kira Sullivan-Wiley Co-Author Paper on Livelihood Impacts of China’s Forest Conservation Programs

Qi Zhang and Kira Sullivan-Wiley, post-doctoral associates at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, co-authored a new paper exploring the impacts of China’s forest conservation programs on livelihood decisions. In the paper, published in the journal Land Use Policy, the authors examine the direct and indirect effects of two […]

Postdoc Qi Zhang Co-Authors Paper on China’s Conversion of Cropland to Forest Program (CCFP)

Qi Zhang, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, is the lead author of a recent paper exploring the outcomes of China’s Conversion of Cropland to Forest Program (CCFP), one of the largest Payments for Ecosystem Services (PES) programs in the world. In the paper, published […]

Experts Discuss the Future of China’s Foreign Relations at Pardee Center Seminar

On February 11, the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a seminar titled “The Future of China’s Foreign Relations.” The seminar featured a panel discussion including Jorge Heine (Research Professor, Pardee School of Global Studies), Min Ye (Associate Professor, Pardee School), Joseph Fewsmith (Professor, Pardee School), and Adil Najam (Dean, Pardee School). […]

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Faculty Research Fellow Min Ye Authors New Book on China’s Belt and Road Initiative

Min Ye, an Associate Professor in the Pardee School of Global Studies and a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, has published a new book titled The Belt Road and Beyond: State-Mobilized Globalization in China: 1998–2018 (Cambridge University Press 2020).  In the book, Prof. Ye explores the […]

Pardee Center Welcomes Qinmei Han as Visiting Research Fellow

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future recently welcomed Visiting Research Fellow Qinmei Han, a geographer from Beijing Normal University (BNU) who studies the heat-related health impacts of climate change. Qinmei’s 18-month appointment is the result of a memorandum of understanding co-signed by the Pardee Center and the BNU School of […]

Laurence Delina Authors Oxfam White Paper on China-Philippine Climate Action Cooperation

Laurence Delina, a senior post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently authored a 139-page commissioned white paper on China-Philippine cooperation on climate change action, of which Oxfam has published a 15-page summary. In the white paper, Delina makes the case for cooperation between government agencies and civil […]

Post-doctoral Associate Qi Zhang Publishes Paper on Changing Urban Land Cover in China

Qi Zhang, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently published a paper exploring an approach to detect expanding impervious surfaces, such as rooftops, roads, and sidewalks, in Nanchang, China. The paper, titled “An efficient approach to capture continuous impervious surface dynamics using spatial-temporal rules and dense Landsat time series […]