Renowned environmental sociologist Andrew Jorgenson has been chosen by the United States Global Change Research Program to write the Fifth National Climate Assessment.
For the first time in the school’s history, Boston College was invited to attend COP26, a two-week United Nations conference on climate change. A group of BC students and faculty will join 20,000 people from around the world in Glasgow, Scotland for the conference.
Greta Thunberg demands change in Hulu’s latest documentary.
To be pro-life is exactly as it sounds: to support living beings and, in turn, prevent and protect them from danger. Some people who claim to be part of the pro-life movement have advocated for anti-climate policies that directly threaten people’s lives. Political parties have co-opted pro-life values while simultaneously advocating for anti-life policies regarding…
Mary Robinson, former president of Ireland and former U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights, connected the fight against climate change to human rights in her Wednesday Lowell Series lecture.
While the interaction of water with the coastline can never be predicted exactly, engineer Kirk Bosma warned that if the Boston coastline stays on its present path, the sea level is projected to rise eight feet by mid-century, which would inflict devastating environmental impacts in Boston.
Gina McCarthy, former head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) during the Obama administration, came to speak at Boston College on Tuesday in the wake of recent rollbacks by the Trump Administration of many Obama-era EPA policies.
“Despite the challenges we currently face, if we join together in strong partnerships, and move forward as global citizens, we can achieve our goals and create a brighter future,” said Ban Ki-moon, the Former Secretary General of the United Nations.