Category: Archive

9/25 Seminar RSVP: “Rising Temperatures, Rising Costs: The Increasing Global Energy Needs that Come with a Changing Climate”

By mid-century, climate change will significantly increase the demand for energy, driven in large part by electricity needed for cooling. According to a comprehensive new study by researchers from Boston University, the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA), and the Ca’ Foscari University of Venice published in Nature Communications, energy demand by 2050 will increase […]

Sub-national Climate Assistance for the World’s Least-Developed Nations

In collaboration with Oxford University’s Oxford Climate Policy, the Institute is helping the world’s most disadvantaged nations cope with the costs of climate change. The Oxford Climate Policy Subnational Finance Project’s goal is to utilize sub-national financing bodies – mainly states, regions, and provinces that have carbon taxes or cap-and-trade systems – to allocate funds […]

Amory Lovins Presents “Disruptive Energy Futures”

Amory Lovins of Rocky Mountain Institute presented a bold vision of transformational changes that can dramatically reduce carbon emissions from transportation, buildings, and the electric grid on September 15th at Boston University Questrom School of Business.  The event was co-sponsored by the Institute for Sustainable Energy, sustainability@bu, and the Energy & Environmental Sustainability MBA Concentration.