Seminars & Workshops

8 May – “Incentivizing electric vehicles in the United States”

Date: 8 May 2017
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker 129 Conference Room
Speaker: Alan Jenn
Topic: Incentivizing electric vehicles in the United States

Abstract: Transportation accounts for 28% of total energy use and 26% of emissions in the US, as a result there has been a movement towards adopting battery electric …

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17 April – “Energy and Environment Science Policy Analysis at the IDA Science and Technology Institute”

Date: 17 April 2017
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker 129 Conference Room
Speaker: Science and Technology Policy Institute
Topic: Energy and Environment Science Policy Analysis at the IDA Science and Technology Institute

Abstract: The IDA Science and Technology Institute (STPI) is a Federally Funded Research and Development Center that conducts objective …

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6 April – “Climate, Air Quality and Health Implications of China’s Energy Future” – Denise Mauzerall

Date: 6 April 2017
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Marquis Room, Scott Hall
Speaker: Denise Mauzerall
Topic: Climate, Air Quality and Health Implications of China’s Energy Future


As a result of rapid industrialization, China now frequently suffers from extremely high levels of health damaging fine particulate air pollution and agriculture damaging …

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Statement By CEDM Directors

Through its many educational efforts and the work of its research centers, Carnegie Mellon University is a world leader on issues of energy, climate and air pollution.

As scientists who have dedicated ourselves to research on a wide range of issues related to energy and climate, we write to express …

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Azevedo and Samaras Quoted on US Drop in CO2 Emissions

Ines Azevedo and Costa Samaras were featured and quoted in two different articles on their recent findings on the U.S. Drop in CO2 Emissions. Read more at:

Power Sector Carbon Index shows big drop in CO2 emissions, but more needs to be done


Electricity’s Carbon

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What is SUCCEED?

About the workshop

The SUCCEED Teacher Workshop is a 2-day program where CMU faculty and Ph.D. students work with high school teachers to improve their understanding of climate and energy systems, while providing a platform for discussion and collaboration. Topics include: existing and sustainable energy systems, climate change, government policies, …

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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
  • UC Davis

  • International Risk Governance Council
  • Clean Air Task Force

  • RAND Pittsburgh
  • RAND Santa Monica

  • Vermont Law School
  • University of Washington

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