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Upcoming Seminar: “The Job: Work and Its Future in a Time of Radical Change”

Work is changing, and fast. In a globalized, gig economy, where many jobs can go anywhere, it’s increasingly difficult to know what it really means to be “employed.” Digitalization threatens to supplant human labor in a growing number of sectors, and employment opportunities have become polarized. Recent decades have seen little growth in high-skill, high-paying […]

Pardee Center Hosts Workshop on Carbon Taxes Convened by Faculty Research Fellow Jim Stodder

Jim Stodder, a Faculty Research Fellow at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future and a Visiting Professor of the Practice at Metropolitan College, hosted an all-day workshop exploring carbon tax forecasting at the Pardee Center on February 8. A carbon tax has long been viewed as a potentially viable […]

Laurence Delina Discusses New Book on Climate Actions at Pardee Center Seminar

Laurence Delina, a post-doctoral associate at the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, recently discussed his newest book, Climate Actions: Transformative Mechanisms for Social Mobilisation, at a Pardee Center seminar on January 31, 2019. The book, published by Palgrave Macmillan, gives an overview of global climate change action and explores ways […]

Applications Now Being Accepted for 2019 Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellows Program

Application deadline: Tuesday, March 19, 2019 Download application instructions Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Pardee Center Graduate Summer Fellows Program, which offers graduate students from across Boston University an opportunity for intensive interdisciplinary research and writing on topics aligned with the broad research interests of BU’s Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study […]

Pardee Center Hosts Seminar Exploring Historical Approaches to Improving Management of Marine Ecosystems

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future hosted a seminar on January 18, 2019, titled, “Using Historical Approaches to Improve Ocean Conservation and Management,” featuring Ruth Thurstan, a Lecturer in Biosciences at the University of Exeter and the co-chair of the International Council for Exploration of the Seas’ Working Group on the […]

Janetos Gives Talk on National Climate Assessment at Weather and Climate Summit

 Pardee Center Director Prof. Anthony Janetos recently attended the Glen Gerberg Weather and Climate Summit in Breckenridge, CO, where he gave a talk on the results of the 4th US National Climate Assessment (NCA4). The Assessment, on which Prof. Janetos was one of many contributing authors, was completed in November 2018, providing the most thorough and […]

Pardee Center Launches New Video at 2018 AGU Fall Meeting

The Pardee Center is pleased to present a new video highlighting our mission and research playing on screens across the 2018 AGU Fall Meeting throughout the week of December 10. The five-minute video, produced by WebsEdge, highlights how the Center uses interdisciplinary collaborations to tackle the most important issues today and in the decades to […]