Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy: Annual report 2021
Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy
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“Although clearly it was a year like no other, the ISE’s mission and work were, if anything, reinforced by the pandemic as well as the highly visible racial injustice of the last year and the ever more visible effects of climate change. The realization that sustainable energy and climate solutions are at the core of a just and healthy future is now more widely accepted than ever. Despite this difficult year, our work on sustainable energy and water systems, clean mobility, and sustainable financial markets was able to maintain its momentum and, in some cases, even grow.” — Peter Fox-Penner, Founding Director, Boston University Institute for Sustainble Energy
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Kulatilaka, Nalin (Boston University Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, 2010-10)The Green Revolution in agriculture greatly increased crop yields and averted mass starvation, but it also turned small farms into factory farms that concentrated production in a few locations and reduced the diversity of ...
Halle, Mark; Najam, Adil (Boston University Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, 2010-05)This issue argues that accountability – or lack thereof- is a fundamental challenge in confronting improved global environmental governance (GEG) and that success must be measured not simply by the vitality of the negotiation ...
Muñoz, Miquel; Najam, Adil (Boston University Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, 2009-11)This issue explores the possibility of holding a Sustainable World Summit in 2012 and three possible options to support such an event . The paper concludes, “The world may not choose any of our three options as the grand ...