Seminars & Workshops

“Four energy systems analyses: cement, trade in air pollution deaths, super-polluting units, and the geophysical reliability of renewables” – Steve Davis – 30 January 2017

Date: 30 January 2017
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker 129 Conference Room
Speaker: Steve Davis
Topic: Four energy systems analyses: cement, trade in air pollution deaths, super-polluting units, and the geophysical reliability of renewables

Abstract:

Prof. Davis will present recent findings from four different projects related by their goal to quantify …

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“Annual Fleet Fuel Study” – Michael Roeth – 1/20/17

Date: 20 January 2017
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker 129 Conference Room
Speaker: Michael Roeth
Topic: Annual Fleet Fuel Study

Abstract:

Mike leads the North American Council for Freight Efficiency which is an unbiased, non-profit, that drives the acceleration of freight efficiency technologies.  The goal is to double the efficiency of …

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“Can role-play with interactive models enhance climate knowledge, affect and intent to act?” – John Sterman – 11/29/16

Date: 29 November 2016
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Wean 3701 Conference Room
Speaker: John Sterman
Topic: Can role-play with interactive models enhance climate knowledge, affect and intent to act?

Abstract:

There is an urgent need for educational tools that offer scientifically rigorous information while motivating action on climate change. However, research …

By November 28, 2016 Read More →

News

Travis Carless Wins SRA-EISG Student Merit Award

Travis Carless has been selected as the winner for the SRA-EISG Student Merit Award based on his extended abstract and video. He will be presenting this work at the SRA conference this year in San Diego. For those interested the video can be seen on youtube at: https://youtu.be/6YUATY7hInk

By October 5, 2016 Read More →

SUCCEED 2016 Comes to a Close

Michael Craig, Ken Sears, and Lauren Cook worked hard to run a superb program. They recruited more students than have ever taken part in SUCCEED – 17 girls and 7 boys – and 10 teachers. They curated all the lesson plans that have been used in SUCCEED in previous years. …

By July 27, 2016 Read More →

RESEARCHERS STUDY WHETHER RENEWABLE IS ALWAYS BETTER

The study by Daniel Posen, Paulina Jaramillo and Michael Griffin in the Department of Engineering and Public Policy (EPP), was published in the Journal of Environmental Science and Technology and featured on the Front Page of the Carnegie Mellon University homepage. From their article:

“Making plastics from plants is a …

By July 19, 2016 Read More →

What is Succeed?

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FEATURED RESEARCH


CEDM has affiliated researchers who periodically produce videos describing their research achievements. They will be displayed in this space, and will be regularly updated.
Other Research

Organization

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

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