Tag: Climate

#BUCPUA Hosts Actionable Sustainability Symposium on Technology, Policy and the City

On Friday, April 21, Boston University Metropolitan College’s City Planning and Urban Affairs students, faculty and alumni gathered at the Initiative on Cities brownstone at 75 Bay State Road for a full-day Symposium, titled “Technology, Policy and the City.” The event was co-sponsored by the Initiative on Cities and the Urban Planning Association. It included a […]

Climate Change Awareness Project by Two BU Online Course Facilitators Won the MIT Climate Colab 2016 competition in the Industry Category

Many 20-year olds dream of trotting the globe, winning climate change awards, and meeting with their country’s leader to discuss implementation and deployment of their proposed projects. Led by BU online facilitators Eduardo Fracassi and Fabian Szulanski, the young Kiri team from the Instituto Tecnológico de Buenos Aires (ITBA) won the MIT Climate Colab 2016 […]

#BUCPUA Professor Details the Unethical Political Pressure Facing Urban Planners

Tej Karki, Ph.D., is an urban planner originally from Nepal whose expertise ranges from politics of urban planning implementation, climate change and its impact on cities as well as sustainable urban planning. He is a professor at Boston University’s Metropolitan College in the City Planning and Urban Affairs program where this spring semester he is […]