Tag: Science

Katharine Mach Explores the Value and Challenges of Scientific Assessments at Pardee Center Seminar

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a seminar on October 19 titled “Assessment of Risks and Options in a Changing Climate,” featuring Katharine Mach, a Senior Research Scientist at Stanford University. Over decades, assessment by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) and many others has bolstered understanding […]

Janetos Teaching Course on Environmental Scientific Assessments this Fall

Anthony Janetos, the Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, will teach a graduate level course this fall titled “Scientific Assessments of Environmental Issues: Process and Evaluation.” Drawing on his wealth of experience serving on several national and international study teams, including the U.S. National Climate Assessment (NCA) […]

Graduate Summer Fellows Meet With The Conversation‘s Environment Editor

The Graduate Summer Fellows recently had a lunch discussion with Jennifer Weeks, the Environment and Energy Editor at The Conversation, a non-profit online publication featuring articles written by academics and intended for the general public. Weeks gave an overview of the origin of The Conversation, which began in Australia and now has editions in Africa, Canada, […]

Michael Dietze to Discuss New Book, “Ecological Forecasting,” at Pardee Center Seminar

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future invites you to attend its upcoming seminar with Prof. Michael Dietze, an associate professor in the Department of Earth & Environment, where he will discuss his new book, “Ecological Forecasting” from Princeton University Press. The seminar will be held at the Pardee Center at […]

Sir Robert Watson Delivers 2016 Pardee Center Distinguished Lecture

Sir Robert Tony Watson, the world’s leading authority on integrated scientific assessments, discussed his experiences over the past 30 years and his views on the future of such assessments when he delivered the 2016 Pardee Center Distinguished Lecture at the Metcalf Trustee Center on April 11. The event was sponsored by the Frederick S. Pardee […]

French Ambassador Gives Inside Account of Paris Climate Deal

France’s Special Representative to the Paris climate change talks last December spoke publicly for the first time on Feb. 8 at Boston University about what it took to orchestrate both the two-week long climate change negotiation session and the agreement that came out of it. Ambassador Laurence Tubiana was the featured speaker at the event […]

Anthony Janetos Gives Lecture at Colorado State University

Anthony Janetos, Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently gave a lecture at Colorado State University’s School of Global Environmental Sustainability titled “Preparing for the Long Range Future: Observations from the Interface of Environmental Science and Policy.” Prof. Janetos spoke about the growing desire within the environmental sciences […]

Pardee Center hosts White House OSTP’s Kei Koizumi

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted Kei Koizumi, Assistant Director of Federal Research and Development at the White House Office of Science and Technology (OSTP), for a lunch discussion with the Pardee Graduate Summer Fellows on Tuesday, July 28. Koizumi, a Boston University graduate, spoke at length about the role of the OSTP […]