The Opportunity for Boston College to Become a Leader in Renewables

A colleague of mine refers to working in the renewable energy industry as “the ultimate liberal arts career.” To anyone who has worked in renewables, the accuracy of the statement is obvious. Renewable energy is a growing industry that is still largely in its infancy, only recently surpassing 11 percent of all US energy generation. […]

Shape Your Future: Energy, Climate Change & Human Rights

Dr. Jim Hansen will speak in a new lecture series coming to you this fall from the Environmental Studies Program and other partners called Answering the Call: A Climate Justice Lecture Series. Dr. Hansen, formerly Director of the NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, is an Adjunct Professor at Columbia University’s Earth Institute, where he […]