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  • More urgency, not less: The COVID-19 pandemic’s lessons for local climate leadership 

    Plastrik, Peter; Cleveland, John; Coffee, Joyce; Ashmore, Jacqueline; Barnhart, Ardeth; Cleveland, Cutler J.; Fox-Penner, Peter (Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy, 2020-06)
    This report is the first of three that will provide community leaders, inside and outside of local government, with guidance about navigating their climate action priorities through the gauntlet of challenges created by ...
  • Sustainable water management: ratemaking & affordability 

    Grinshpun, Michael (Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy, 2020-06)
    The U.S. is suffering a crisis of affordability, especially among low-income and marginalized communities. One portion of the affordability crisis has received disproportionately little effort and attention—the cost of ...
  • One Water demand management: rethinking ratemaking 

    Grinshpun, Michael; Benzaoui, Josef; Ashmore, Jacqueline (Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy, 2020-06)
    Many cities in the U.S. are experiencing population growth, causing water demand to grow and straining existing water supplies and infrastructure. Demand management offers opportunities for water utility rate structures ...
  • Video interview with author and manuscript owner Sheik Abdurrahman Aboki 

    Aboki, Abdurrahman; Kurphi, Mustapha Hashim (2019-06)
    Video interview with author and manuscript owner Sheikh Alhaji Abdurrahman Aboki. Sheikh Aboki is the Chief Imam of Central Mosque of the Federal Polytechnic, Bida—Niger State (Middle Belt of Nigeria) and the author of the ...
  • Qasidah al-Ishriniyyah fi Madhi Khair al-Bariyyah (A poem of twenty rhyming verses praising the best of humankind) 

    Aboki, Abdurrahman; Al-Fazazi (2010)
    This manuscript is titled Qasidah al-Ishriniyyah fi Madhi Khair al-Bariyyah, popularly known as Ishriniyya (or Ishriniyyat). The poem was originally written in Arabic by Sheikh Abu Zayd Abd al-Rahman ibn Yakhlaftan ibn ...
  • Alowo (Political posters in Nupe Ajami) 

    Usman, Abubakar (2019-02)
    These materials are collectively called "Political posters in Nupe Ajami." The four (4) posters were unlike most Ajami manuscripts in sub-Saharan Africa, since the scribe -- Alhaji Abubakar used the Mashriqi style rather ...
  • Laa kaazibu (What is said is not false) 

    Aboki, Abdurrahman
    This manuscript is titled "Laa kaazibu", which is an Arabic expression that means "there is no falsehood in what is being said". The name was taken from the title of the verse as it occurs at the end of each line. The verse ...
  • "Pentastichs" Fiqhu (Fiqhu -- Jurisprudence in Nupe Verses) 

    This manuscript titled "Pentastichs" Fiqhu contains poems on Islamic Jurisprudence in Nupe Ajami. It has a set of verses that consist of fifty four (54) Pentastichs. The first and second pentastichs introduce and enumerate ...
  • Gwalagi Eni Tijāni (Stanzas in Nupe Ajami praising Tijāni) 

    This manuscript titled Gwalagi Eni Tijāni is a eulogy in Nupe Ajami, praising and eulogizing the Sheik Ahmad Tijāni, the leader of the Tijjāniyyah Movement. The poem does not contain the author’s name, nor does it indicate ...
  • Fiqhu (Islamic jurisprudence poems) 

    This manuscript titled Fiqhu, is a set of three (3) different poems. We treat them as one manuscript because their source is the same and the owner of the manuscripts (Sheikh Alhaji Abdurrahman Aboki) examined them all at ...

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