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Building a Better Barometer

CAS prof leads a quest to quantify climate change 02.13.2015 By Barbara Moran The 2014 National Climate Assessment reads like a postcard from the apocalypse. Here’s what it says the Northeast can expect from climate change: heat waves, sea-level rise, coastal flooding, intense rainstorms, and blizzards. Freeways, farms, and fisheries will be “increasingly compromised.” And […]

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Universities and the Climate Crisis: Financial Implication of Fossil fuel Divestment

Divest BU is hosting Universities and the Climate Crisis: Financial Implication of Fossil fuel Divestment, an open forum that considers mathematical analysis of financial aspects of fossil fuel divestment; financial risks of stranded assets; divestment as an instrument of social change; and managing fossil-fuel free funds.  The event is being held on February 12 in […]

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BU Geneva Program Lives Sustainably, Like the Locals

By Carla Rachman This year is the tenth anniversary of Boston University’s Study Abroad program in Geneva, Switzerland. Four- and six-month programs focus on international relations/law, public health, and physics. All students that stay for a full semester have a mix of classes and practica, either working on a research project at the CERN Laboratory, […]

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Q&A with Andy Reinmann

Post-doctoral research associate, Andy Reinmann, discusses his thoughts on sustainability in this Q&A as part of our What You’re Doing series focusing on the sustainable actions of faculty, staff, and students at BU.

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2015 Survey: Lessons Learned

Thank to all who participated in the 2015 sustainability@BU survey in February. Congratulations to Jim Gannon, an HVAC technician with Facilities Management & Planning, who was randomly selected as the winner of a FitBit Charge HR. Conducting an annual survey truly helps us better understand our community and informs the direction of our future communications […]

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