Tag: Environmental Policy

Faculty Associate Henrik Selin Presents at Earth System Governance Conference

Henrik Selin, a Faculty Associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and an Associate Professor of International Relations at the Pardee School of Global Studies, recently presented his research on mercury and sustainability transitions at the 2018 Utrecht Conference on Earth System Governance in the Netherlands. Prof. Selin’s presentation […]

Ecological Forecasting Initiative Website Launches

Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow Prof. Michael Dietze has launched the Ecological Forecasting Initiative website. The Initiative is “a grassroots consortium aimed at building and supporting an interdisciplinary community of practice around near-term (daily to decadal) ecological forecasts.” The website is a major component of Prof. Dietze’s work as a Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow, […]

Connors and Short Gianotti Receive NSF Grant for Wildlife Management Research

John Patrick Connors (an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at Texas A&M University and a former Pardee Center post-doctoral associate) and Anne Short Gianotti (an Associate Professor in the Department of Earth & Environment and a Pardee Center Faculty Associate) were recently awarded a $375,000 National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to support their […]

Les Kaufman Launches Field Project on Marine Stewardship and Restoration in South Florida

Prof. Les Kaufman, a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, and his graduate student Katey Lesneski recently began a long-term field project monitoring the health, regeneration, and restoration of coral reef habitats in South Florida’s Biscayne Bay. Boston University is leading a team providing science […]

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 […]

Jianguo Liu Participates in UN Environment Expert Workshop on Chemicals Management

Jianguo Liu, an Associate Professor at Peking University in China and a Visiting Scholar at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently participated in an Asia-Pacific regional expert workshop on chemicals management held in Bangkok, Thailand. The workshop, titled “Perspectives on Sustainable Chemistry Innovation and the Global Chemicals Outlook II: Understanding […]

Visiting Scholar Jianguo Liu Participates in Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Act Public Meeting

Pardee Center Visiting Scholar Jianguo Liu, Associate Professor at Peking University, recently participated in a public meeting of the Science Advisory Board (SAB) to the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Toxics Use Reduction Act program. Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow Wendy Heiger-Bernays is a member of the SAB. Prof. Liu is an expert on environmentally sound management […]

Upcoming: Spring Symposium for BU Graduate Program in Urban Biogeoscience & Environmental Health

The Boston University Graduate Program in Urban Biogeoscience & Environmental Health invites you to attend its Spring Symposium on April 25 from 2:30-4:30 pm in BRB 113, 5 Cummington Mall. The Symposium will feature a series of lightning talks (see below) by BU faculty on a wide range of urban research themes in water, air, climate, […]

Faculty Research Fellow Les Kaufman Co-Authors Paper on Value of Marine Environmental Stewardship

Les Kaufman, a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and a Professor in the Department of Biology, co-authored a recent paper on the value of marine environmental stewardship in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. The paper, titled “Stranded capital: environmental stewardship is part of […]