Delivery Drones and Rotor-Powered Rideshares Sound Great — and Noisy
BU researchers with NASA funding will lead a multimillion-dollar, multi-institution project to help develop quieter vertical lift air vehicles.
Climate Change Is Threatening the Mystic River Watershed — Can It Be Saved?
Researchers at BU’s School of Public Health use geospatial data and mapping tools to support community climate resilience efforts.
No Gas. No Fuels. No Emissions. BU’s Greenest Building Ever
The six key features that make the Center for Computing & Data Sciences so environmentally unique.
Building a Diverse, Strong Climate Workforce
Climate leaders from Boston University and around the country briefed Congressional staff on how they are working to train the next generation for careers solving the climate crisis.
NASA Gives Boost to BU-led Effort to Model Solar System’s Protective Bubble
Space agency’s five-year grant supports research into the heliosphere and work to diversify space physics.
BU’s Institute for Sustainable Energy to Focus on Equity and Justice in the Climate Change Fight
Transitioning the world to sustainable energy without leaving marginalized communities behind is a top priority for new leadership team, including director Benjamin Sovacool.
Three Key Takeaways from President Biden’s Rapid Movement on Climate Policy
BU international relations and environmental policy expert reflects on whirlwind of climate action issued from the Oval Office With just over a week in office, President Joe Biden has moved quickly to reinstate the United States into multiple international agreements and agencies through new executive actions that undo moves by the Trump administration—including rejoining the […]
BU’s URBAN Enables PhD Students to Study People’s Health and the Earth’s
Program offers a unique marriage of disciplines Paige Brochu (SPH’18,’22) gathered data to map a proposed urban forest for Providence, R.I. Portrait by Jackie Ricciardi. Photo of Providence, R.I. by Denis Tangney Jr./iStock. Planting a tree in your yard can increase your property value, while helping to fight climate change (trees absorb carbon dioxide, a […]
Anthony Janetos Remembered for His Leadership, Dedication, and Scholarship
World-renowned CAS expert on climate change died Tuesday Anthony Janetos, an internationally renowned climate change researcher and director of BU’s Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, died August 6, following a brief illness. Photo (left) by Jackie Ricciardi. Anthony Janetos was not only an internationally renowned expert on climate change, […]
BU’s Initiative on Cities Gets New Codirector
Katharine Lusk has played a key role in University’s urban research Katharine Lusk, who has served as executive director of BU’s Initiative on Cities since its founding in 2014, has just been named codirector of the institution. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. Katharine Lusk, who helped grow BU’s Initiative on Cities (IoC) into an urban information […]