The Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy is a university-wide center dedicated to accelerating the transition to a sustainable, climate-safe global energy system. Through interdisciplinary research, policy analysis, and collaborative engagement, our mission is to ensure that the energy systems of the world provide abundant, sustainable, and universally accessible energy services to both emerging and advanced economies.
ISE’s objectives are to:
Flaring of Natural Gas in Guyana: Why Is It Happening, and How Can It Be Minimized?
Guyana, a small nation in northeast South America, has featured prominently in energy news lately. ExxonMobil and others have found Read more
Perspectives: Sustainability After COVID-19
Are there ways a company or even an individual can get more active with sustainability programs in their communities? What Read more
More Urgency, Not Less: The COVID-19 Pandemic’s Lessons for Local Climate Leadership
The first of three reports that will provide community leaders, inside and outside of local government, with guidance about navigating Read more
Sustainable Water Management: Ratemaking & Affordability
Measuring and Addressing Water and Waste Water Affordability in the U.S. The U.S. is suffering a crisis of affordability, especially Read more
Listen: Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast Speaks with ISE’s Director
In this edition of the Columbia Energy Exchange podcast, host Jason Bordoff talks "Power after Carbon" with ISE's Director, Peter Read more