Tag: Climate Change

Janetos to Give Talk on National Climate Assessment at Weather and Climate Summit

Pardee Center Director Prof. Anthony Janetos is attending the Glen Gerberg Weather and Climate Summit in Breckenridge, CO, this week, where he will give a talk on the results of the 4th US National Climate Assessment (NCA4). The Assessment, on which Prof. Janetos was one of many contributing authors, was completed in November 2018, providing the […]

Book Seminar: “Climate Actions: Transformative Mechanisms for Social Mobilisation”

Laurence Delina, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, will discuss his recent book, Climate Actions: Transformative Mechanisms for Social Mobilisation, at a seminar on Thursday, January 31 from 12:00 to 1:30 pm at the Pardee Center, 67 Bay State Road (Lunch will be available beginning at […]

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 […]

Delina Convenes Workshop on Sustainable Energy Transitions Research

Laurence Delina, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently convened a small group of Boston-based academics and practitioners for a full-day workshop at the Pardee Center to explore emerging research opportunities related to making clean energy transitions better. The participants shared their ongoing work and […]

Faculty Research Fellow Sam Deese Authors New Book on Democracy and Global Climate Change

Sam Deese, a Senior Lecturer at the College of General Studies and a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently authored a new book titled Climate Change and the Future of Democracy (Springer 2018). As economic globalization has accelerated since 1945, international institutions have done a remarkable job […]

Upcoming: “Air Quality Data to Action: Case Studies and Strategies from New York City and C40 Cities”

Air pollution is a global problem that harms the lives of millions of people. The Initiative on Cities, the Department of Environmental Health, and the Pardee Center welcome to campus Iyad Kheirbek, Head of Air Quality for C40 Cities, where he will discuss urban air quality initiatives in two settings: New York City and C40 […]

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 […]

Postdoctoral Associate Laurence Delina Authors New Book on Climate Change Action

Laurence Delina, a postdoctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently authored his third book, titled Climate Actions: Transformative Mechanisms for Social Mobilisation. The book, published by Palgrave Macmillan, gives an overview of global climate change action and explores ways to mobilize groups and individuals to become […]

Pallab Mozumder Concludes Sabbatical Scholar Term at Pardee Center

Prof. Pallab Mozumder, an environmental economist with expertise in socioeconomic aspects of natural hazards, has concluded his year-long appointment as a Sabbatical Scholar at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future. Prof. Mozumder is an Associate Professor in the Department of Earth & Environment with a joint appointment in the Department […]