Seminars & Workshops

CEDM Seminar – Tony Roulstone – 4/19/16 @ 10:30am

Date: 4/19/16
Time: 10:30am
Location: Wean Hall 3701 Conference Room
Speaker: Tony Roulstone
Topic: Engineering factors that drive SMR economics

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The United Kingdom is considering whether to build a series of SMRs after the current 16 GW large reactor program to increase the nuclear share of electricity …

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CEDM Seminar – Richard Alley – 4/1/16 @ 12:00pm

Date: 4/1/16
Time: 12:00pm
Location: 340 Tepper – Grand Room
Speaker: Richard Alley
Topic: Slip Slidin’ Away: Ice Sheets and Sea-Level Rise

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Warming melts ice, and melting of ice that is not floating contributes to sea level rise. Sea level now is rising because glaciers in the …

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CEDM Seminar – Elaine Ulrich – 2/22/16 @ 12:00pm

Date: 2/22/16
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Wean Hall 3701 Conference Room
Speaker: Elaine Ulrich
Topic: Spatial Economic and Multi-Criteria Analysis of the Optimal Siting of Wind Power Plants

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The US Dept of Energy SunShot Initiative is a national collaborative effort to make solar energy cost-competitive with other forms …

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CEDM News: Granger Morgan Testifies Before Congress

Speaking before the House Science and Technology Committee, Granger Morgan highlighted actions that could make the nation’s electricity supply less vulnerable and more resilient, which could save lives.

He focused on strategies to avoid physical disruption of the power system; strategies to speed the process of repairing …

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CEDM News: Seth Borenstein of the AP features prominent input from Peter Adams

“Volkswagen’s pollution-control chicanery has not just been victimless tinkering, killing between five and 20 people in the United States annually in recent years, according to an Associated Press statistical and computer analysis.

“The software that the company admitted using to get around government emissions limits allowed VWs to spew enough …

By October 6, 2015 Read More →

CEDM News: Neil Donahue Speaks on “How Climate Change and Air Quality are Interconnected in the Developing World” at the Duquesne Presidential Conference on the Integrity of Creation: Climate Change

On October 1, Neil Donahue spoke at Duquense University’s first annual Presidential Conference on the Integrity of Creation: Climate Change on “How Climate Change and Air Quality are Interconnected in the Developing World“. Dr. Donahue’s talk was preceded by the opening plenary given by Richard Alley on “Gold …

By October 2, 2015 Read More →

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The Climate and Energy Decision Making (SES-0949710) is funded through a cooperative agreement between the National Science Foundation and Carnegie Mellon University.
CEDM is anchored at the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University, and includes also the following institutions:

  • Duke University
  • University of Leeds

  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Calgary

  • International Risk Governance Council
  • Woods Hole

  • Penn State
  • RAND Pittsburgh

  • George Mason
  • RAND Santa Monica

  • Vermont Law School

  • Hover over each institute's name to show its map location, click to view its website.