Author Archive: Diana Rotondo

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By September 14, 2017 Read More →

6 October – “Addressing Global Mortality From Fine Particle Air Pollution”

Date: 6 October 2017
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker 129 Conference Room
Speaker: Joshua Apte
Topic: Addressing Global Mortality From Fine Particle Air Pollution

Abstract: Ambient air pollution from fine particulate matter (PM2.5) is the largest environmental risk factor for premature mortality worldwide, and is associated with ~7% of all deaths …

By September 11, 2017 Read More →

25 September – “The Perception of Daily Temperatures as Evidence of Global Warming & Public Perception and Communication of Scientific Uncertainty”

Date: 25 September 2017
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker 129 Conference Room
Speaker: Prof. Stephen Broomell
Topic: The Perception of Daily Temperatures as Evidence of Global Warming & Public Perception and Communication of Scientific Uncertainty

Abstract: Unlike the scientific definition of global warming (GW), public discussion often links the existence of …

By July 26, 2017 Read More →

Reports

Shehabi, A.; Smith, S. J.; Sartor, D. A.; Brown, R. E.; Herrlin, M.; Koomey, J. G.; Masanet, E. R.; Horner, N.; Azevedo, I. L.; Lintner, W., United States Data Center Energy Usage Report. 2016.

Azevedo, I. L.;  Sonnberger, B.; Thomas, B.; Morgan, M. G., The Rebound Effect: Implications of Consumer …

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Conference Proceedings

2016:

Horner, N.; Azevedo, I. L.; Sicker, D.; Agarwal, Y, Dynamic data center load response to variability in private and public electricity costs. IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid CommunicationsNovember 6-9, 2016, Sydney, Australia.

Tong, F. (speaker); Jaramillo, P.; Azevedo, I. L., Spatial analysis of air quality impacts …

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Theses

2017:

Fisher, M. J., Integrating Demand-Side Resources into the Electric Grid: Economic and Environmental Considerations. Carnegie Mellon University. 

Glasgo, B., Assessing the feasibility of residential DC buildings. Carnegie Mellon University. 

Lam, L., Wind innovation in China and in the United States. Carnegie Mellon University. 

Welle, P., Remotely Sensed …

By July 26, 2017 Read More →

Book Chapters

Donahue, N. M.; Posner, L. N.; Westervelt, D. M.; Li, Z.;  Shrivastava, M.; Presto, A. A.; Sullivan, R. C.; Adams, P. J.; Pandis, S. N.; and Robinson, A. L., Where did this particle come from? Sources of particle number and mass for human exposure estimates. Issues in Environmental Science and

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Journals – 2017

Abrahams, L. S.; Samaras, C.; Griffin, W. M.; Matthews, H. S., Effect of crude oil carbon accounting decisions on meeting global climate budgets. Environment Systems and Decisions 2017, 1-15. [Full Paper, doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s10669-017-9638-5]

Craig, M. T.; Jaramillo, P.; Zhai, H.; Klima, K., The Economic Merits of Flexible …

By June 5, 2017 Read More →

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 …

By May 9, 2017 Read More →

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 …

By April 18, 2017 Read More →

Ines Azevedo was featured in WESA interview on electricity and carbon emissions in Pennsylvania

Ines Azevedo was featured in WESA interview on electricity and carbon emissions in Pennsylvania. Read and listen at http://wesa.fm/post/pa-electricity-generation-moving-away-coal-would-it-move-back-under-trump#stream/0