In the Media
BUSINESS DAY TV: ‘Six-capitals approach can avoid costly mistakes’ ›
BDlive, July 11, 2016Bob Massie, executive director of the Sustainable Solutions Lab, talks about how investors have the power to make environmental change.
Flood of problems on Long Wharf ›
Boston Herald, July 06, 2016School for the Environment Professor Paul Kirshen says new buildings in the Seaport District are vulnerable to the effects of climate change. “Most of those buildings under construction now were permitted years ago, there was nothing in the permit requirement to make them resilient to ... flooding."
The talk of some towns: Will there be enough housing for over-60 residents? ›
The Patriot Ledger, July 02, 2016The McCormack Graduate School's Center for Social and Demographic Research on Aging found that Quincy, Weymouth, Rockland, and Plymouth have more residents in the over-60 group than under 18.
Fitchburg native Kreidler formally takes reins as Townsend town administrator ›
Sentinel & Enterprise, June 27, 2016The Edward J. Collins, Jr. Center for Public Management, based in the McCormack Graduate School, has been retained to develop a five-year plan for Townsend.
How Brexit could affect your wallet ›
Washington Post, June 25, 2016Professor of Public Policy and Public Affairs Christian Weller says for those planning to retire within the next five years, it may be a good time to look at savings, insurance, and other parts of their retirement plan to make sure they’re prepared to deal with the volatility of the Brexit decision.
Clean power will cost more ›
CommonWealth Magazine, June 23, 2016McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash, who commissioned a new Brattle Group report on the cost impact of Massachusetts' push for renewable energy, says previous studies have been too narrow in their examination of the problem.
Long-term energy contracts under consideration by state lawmakers risk higher prices for ratepayers ›
The Republican, June 22, 2016McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash contributed to a report warning lawmakers to be aware of the potential risks of long-term contracts. "There are a variety of different ways the long-term contracts can be structured so you mitigate the cost impact to ratepayers," Cash said.
Climate Change Could Have an Even Worse Impact on Boston Than Previously Expected ›
The Boston Globe, June 22, 2016In a new report for the City of Boston, climate scientists in the School for the Environment warn of the potential for rising sea levels, extreme precipitation, and summer heat waves if emissions aren’t reduced. The analysis will be used to make predictions and policies to combat climate change.
Whitepaper By Brattle Economists Examines Clean Energy Policy Options For Massachusetts To Reduce .. ›
TheStreet, June 21, 2016McCormack Graduate School Dean David W. Cash contributed to a report warning lawmakers to be aware of the potential risks of long-term contracts. "There are a variety of different ways the long-term contracts can be structured so you mitigate the cost impact to ratepayers," Cash said.
Bridges, Not Walls, Foster Peace and Security as Refugees Arrive ›
CounterPunch, June 17, 2016Jeff Pugh, assistant professor of conflict resolution, human security, and global governance, writes that he and UMass Boston graduate student Christopher Monteiro found that Americans who interacted daily with migrants had greater trust and more positive attitudes toward migrants in general.