Pardee Center Hosts Conference on Carbon Pricing

On July 30 and 31, 2021, the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future – an affiliated center at Boston University’s Pardee School of Global Studies – hosted a two-day virtual conference of panels and keynote addresses exploring the future of carbon pricing.

The first day featured a keynote address by Geoffrey M. Heal, Professor of Social Enterprise, Columbia University Business School. The discussion focused on economic and technical research on carbon pricing measures required to meet the Paris Agreement goals of a 1.5° to 2.0° C rise in global temperatures.

The second day featured a keynote address by Matto Mildenberger, Associate Professor of Political Science, University of California at Santa Barbara. The conversation focused on the social and political implications of our transition to a more sustainable future.

The conference was convened by Jim Stodder, a Visiting Professor of the Practice at Boston University’s Metropolitan College, and was the culmination of his work as a Pardee Center Faculty Research Fellow.

The conferences keynote addresses can be viewed below.

The Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future is an interdisciplinary research center affiliated with the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University. Through programs of scholarship, outreach, and education, the Pardee Center works to improve public decision-making and policy to train future generations of interdisciplinary scholars. Read more about the Pardee Center on their website.