YEAH Fellow Cathy Cheng (ENG’23) invited to celebrate the release of fifth National Climate Assessment.
For nearly 30 years, Boston University has led the largest and longest-running study of Black women’s health, shining a light on tragic disparities and showing women their lives matter.
The six key features that make the Center for Computing & Data Sciences so environmentally unique.
Senator Ed Markey (Hon.’04) touts $60B in government funding at BU Center for Antiracist Research Symposium.
Transitioning the world to sustainable energy without leaving marginalized communities behind is a top priority for new leadership team, including director Benjamin Sovacool.
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 […]
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 […]
Last week, 275 BU students and chaperones fanned out across the country, to Puerto Rico, and to Montreal for Alternative Spring Breaks, the annual week of service where students volunteer with local nonprofits. This year, students worked on projects ranging from environmental reform and public health to immigrant and refugee services and food justice. Along […]
Preparing new generation of researchers to tackle urban environmental problems BU faculty Lucy Hutyra (from left), Pamela Templer, and Jonathan Levy are leading an NSF Research Traineeship program aimed at providing graduate students the technical, policy, and communications skills needed to help cities address multidimensional environmental and public health issues. Photo by Jackie Ricciardi. More […]
Findings could have implications for carbon cycling Harvard Forest in Petersham, Mass., is a more than 3,700-acre ecological research area where scientists have been carrying out experiments since 1907. Photo courtesy of Mark Friedl and Minkyu Moon. Forests’ role in absorbing carbon from fossil fuel emissions is important Researchers study spring’s timing to understand how […]