Tag: China

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 […]

Post-doctoral Associate Qi Zhang Publishes Paper on Payments for Ecosystem Services Programs 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 on the effects of “payments for ecosystem services” (PES) policies in China. The paper, titled “Rural household income distribution and inequality in China: Effects of payments for ecosystem services policies and other factors,” was […]

Pardee Center Hosts Seminar on the Current and Future Socioeconomic Impacts of Climate Change in China

On November 29, the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a seminar exploring the socioeconomic impacts of climate change in China. The seminar featured a presentation and discussion with Tao Ye, a Professor of Geographical Science at Beijing Normal University (BNU) and a Pardee Center Visiting Scholar. Prof. Ye […]

Pardee Center Establishes Collaborative Effort with Beijing Normal University

John Casellas Connors and Bruce Anderson, a postdoctoral associate and a Faculty Research Fellow, respectively, at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently traveled to Beijing Normal University (BNU) for a week-long visit to develop collaborations with researchers at the Chinese university. During their visit, Connors and Anderson gave talks on […]

Economic Expansions, Past and Present: How America’s Experience Connects to Modern-Day China

On September 28, the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a forum titled “Economic Expansions, Past and Present: How America’s Experience Connects to Modern-Day China.” In late 2013, the Chinese leadership launched the ambitious Belt and Road strategy to counter industrial overcapacities and economic downturn. Economic priorities have driven the […]

Pardee Center Director Talks About Cities and Climate Change on WBUR

Pardee Center Director Anthony Janetos was interviewed during a live segment on National Public Radio affiliate WBUR on June 9 about the leading role cities are playing in adopting measures to address the impacts of climate change. Prof. Janetos was interviewed on the Morning Edition program in relation to the announcement this week that in […]

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

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 50 people, was titled “The […]