Tag: Clean Energy

Postdoctoral Associate Laurence Delina Co-Authors Paper on Energy Access and Sustainable Development

Laurence Delina, a postdoctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently co-authored a paper with Prof. Benjamin Sovacool laying out an epistemic and governance agenda for advancing sustainable energy transitions and energy access. The article, published in the journal Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, gives an overview of the Sustainable Development Goals and […]

Pardee Center Hosts Seminar on Balancing Solar Development and Conservation Efforts in California

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future recently hosted a talk by Frank Davis, a professor at UC Santa Barbara’s Bren School of Environmental Science & Management, exploring the interplay between projected future solar energy development and conservation efforts in California’s western Mojave Desert. Prof. Davis began by providing an overview of current trends in solar energy […]

Delina Authors New Article on Energy Transitions in Thailand

Laurence Delina, a postdoctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, authored a recent paper titled “Energy democracy in a continuum: Remaking public engagement on energy transitions in Thailand” in the journal Energy Research & Social Science.  In the paper, Delina explores how to achieve sustainable energy transitions “inclusively, fairly, and […]

Seminar: “Balancing Energy and Conservation: Utility-Scale Solar Development in California”

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future invites you to attend an upcoming seminar, “Balancing Energy and Conservation: Utility-Scale Solar Development in California” featuring Frank Davis, a professor at UC Santa Barbara’s Bren School of Environmental Science & Management. The seminar will take place on Thursday, April 12 from 12:00 – 1:30 pm (lunch will […]

Delina Authors Article on Energy Democracy in Thailand

Laurence Delina, a postdoctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, authored a recent perspective article titled “Can Energy Democracy Thrive in a Non-democracy?” in the journal Frontiers in Environmental Science.  In the paper, Delina argues that energy democracy — the idea of citizens leading energy transitions in small groups of households […]

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 […]

Experts Discuss Case for Transition Away from Natural Gas at Pardee Center Seminar

Nathan Phillips, a Professor in the Department of Earth & Environment and a Faculty Associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently led a discussion on the economic case for an energy transition away from natural gas at a seminar held at the Pardee Center on February 1. Prof. […]

Upcoming Seminar: “Pathways to a Natural Gas Off-Ramp: The Economic Case for an Energy Transition”

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future invites you to attend its upcoming seminar, “Pathways to a Natural Gas Off-Ramp: The Economic Case for an Energy Transition,” at the Pardee Center, 67 Bay State Road, on Thursday, February 1 from 12:00 – 1:30 pm (lunch will be available beginning at […]

Faculty Fellow Lucy Hutyra’s Research on CO2 Emissions Tracking Featured in BU Today

Prof. Lucy Hutyra, a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, was recently featured in an article in BU Today highlighting a tool called Anthropogenic Carbon Emissions System (ACES) that she is developing with Conor Gately, a post-doctoral associate in the Department of Earth & Environment. Unlike global […]