Tag: Post-doctoral Associates

Postdoc Laurence Delina Authors New Book on Sustainable Energy Transitions

Laurence Delina, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently authored his second book, titled Accelerating Sustainable Energy Transition(s) in Developing Countries: The challenges of climate change and sustainable development. The book, published by Routledge Press, explores how transitions away from carbon-based fuel sources to renewables occur in […]

John Connors Participates in Experts Workshop on Gerrymandering

John Patrick Connors, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently participated in an interdisciplinary workshop hosted by the Metric Geometry and Gerrymandering Group (MGGG) at Tufts University to study applications of geometry and computing to gerrymandering in the United States. The “Geometry of Redistricting” workshop at […]

Delina Presents Paper on Sustainable Energy Scaling in Developing Countries at Conference in Bonn

Laurence Delina, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently presented a paper on sustainable energy transitions in developing countries at a conference in Bonn, Germany. Delina’s paper, titled “Non-state actors’ contributions in meeting mitigation and access challenges in rural Thailand,” explores the global challenges of […]

Delina, Connors Present at AAG Annual Meeting

Laurence Delina and John Patrick Connors, post-doctoral associates at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently presented their research at the American Association of Geographers (AAG) 2017 Annual Meeting in Boston. Delina presented a paper titled “The Pa Deng Model for rural energy transitions in Thailand: communities, configurations, contestations, and […]

Delina Interviewed on Recent Book, Strategies for Rapid Climate Mitigation

Laurence Delina, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently gave an interview for Radio Ecoshock, a program syndicated over 92 radio stations across the United States, Canada, and elsewhere. The episode explored the question of how and why collapse happens, and featured experts on the […]

“A climate stress-test of the financial system” published in Nature Climate Change

Climate change brings new risks for financial investments, but the impact of climate policies on the financial system has remained unclear so far. Several organizations, including the G20 Financial Stability Board, have called for improving both data and methodologies to better disclose the climate risks faced by public and private investors in financial markets. An […]

Delina Presents Papers on Climate and Energy at Pair of International Conferences

Laurence Delina, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently presented papers at two conferences held in Sydney, Australia, and Bergen, Norway. The first paper, titled “Climate mobilisation from below: deliberative exercises for scaling micro-level climate actions,” explores the strengths and limitations of specific local climate actions […]

Laurence Delina Authors Paper on Role of Multilateral Development Banks in Climate Finance

Laurence Delina, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently published a paper in the journal International Environmental Agreements. In the paper, Delina explores how and why the role of Multilateral Development Banks (MDBs) in climate finance is increasing by analyzing energy projects supported by the Asian Development Bank […]

John Patrick Connors Co-authors Paper on Food System Sustainability

John Patrick Connors, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently co-authored a paper titled “Identifying attributes of food system sustainability: emerging themes and consensus” published in the journal Agriculture and Human Values.  In the paper, the authors identify five attributes of food system sustainability – diversity, […]

Connors, Janetos Present on Multiple Breadbasket Failure at AGU Meeting

Post-doctoral associate John Patrick Connors and Anthony Janetos, the Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently attended the 2016 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting in San Francisco, the largest Earth and space science meeting in the world. Connors presented their paper titled “Assessing the Impacts of Multiple Breadbasket […]