Tag: Sustainability

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 […]

Pardee Center Hosts Discussion on NSF Sustainable Urban Systems Report

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future recently hosted a presentation and discussion about a new National Science Foundation (NSF) report, titled Sustainable Urban Systems: Articulating a Long-Term Convergence Research Agenda. The report, released in January, is intended to serve as a guide for the direction of research on sustainable urban systems in coming decades in […]

New NSF Report Led by Janetos Charts Research Agenda for Sustainable Urban Systems

A new National Science Foundation (NSF) report released today establishes a research agenda for sustainable urban systems in coming decades. The report, titled Sustainable Urban Systems: Articulating a Long-Term Convergence Research Agenda, is intended to serve as a guide for the direction of research on cities in the face of unprecedented urbanization. Fewer than one-third of the world’s population […]

Janetos Hosting Session at GFOI and GOFC-GOLD Land Cover Science Meeting

Anthony Janetos, the Director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, is participating in a meeting hosted by the Global Observations of Forest Cover and Land Dynamics (GOFC-GOLD) and the Global Forest Observations Initiative (GFOI) in the Netherlands from October 31 through November 4, 2016. The objective of the GFOI and GOFC-GOLD […]

Margaret Hendrick Hired as Post-Doctoral Associate at ISE

Margaret Hendrick, a 2013 Graduate Summer Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, has accepted a post-doctoral associate position with the Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy (ISE) beginning in Fall 2016. The ISE is a university-wide institute, administered by the Questrom School of Business, that assists and promotes faculty research, […]

Pardee Center Hosts BU Conference on Sustainability Research

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future co-sponsored the BU Conference on Sustainability Research on Monday, May 9. Approximately 100 people attended the one-day conference that featured presentations by Boston University faculty with a diverse range of expertise on their research related to sustainability issues (a full list of presenters can be […]

BU Conference on Sustainability Research

Session I: Measuring Sustainability Session II: Modeling Sustainability Session III: Human Dimensions of Sustainability Session IV: Future of Sustainability Please join us for the BU Conference on Sustainability Research on Monday, May 9 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm at the Boston University Photonics Building at 8 St. Mary’s Street, 9th floor. This one-day conference […]