Seminars & Workshops

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13 February 2017 – “An analysis of technology differences in innovation patterns and its implications for low-carbon policy design” – Tobias Schmidt

Date: 13 February 2017
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker 129 Conference Room
Speaker: Tobais Schmidt
Topic: An analysis of technology differences in innovation patterns and its implications for low-carbon policy design

Abstract:

Technological change, particularly in the energy sector, is arguably the most important lever to address climate change. In order …

By January 18, 2017 Read More →

“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 …

By January 17, 2017 Read More →

“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 …

By November 28, 2016 Read More →

“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 14, 2016 Read More →

“Spatial distribution and health impacts of pollution from electricity generation” – Juan Moreno Cruz – 11/28/16

Date: 28 November 2016
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker Hall 129 Conference Room
Speaker: Juan Moreno Cruz
Topic: Spatial distribution and health impacts of pollution from electricity generation

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Abstract:

We examine how changes in the electricity system redistributes environmental and health impacts across space. We exploit electricity system congestion …

By September 27, 2016 Read More →

“Measuring a fair and ambitious climate agreement using cumulative emissions” – Glen Peters – 10/18/16

Date: 18 October 2016
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Wean Hall 3701 Conference Room
Speaker: Glen Peters
Topic: Measuring a fair and ambitious climate agreement using cumulative emissions

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Abstract:

Policy makers have called for a ‘fair and ambitious’ global climate agreement. Scientific constraints, such as the allowable carbon emissions to …

By August 9, 2016 Read More →

“Thermal Hydrogen: An Emissions Free Hydrocarbon Economy” – Jared Moore – 9/26/16

Date: 26 September 2016
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Wean Hall 3701 Conference Room
Speaker: Jared Moore
Topic: Thermal Hydrogen: An Emissions Free Hydrocarbon Economy

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Abstract:

Thermal Hydrogen is an emissions free energy system where hydrogen is produced from water splitting and the residual oxygen utilized to produce electricity or …

By May 5, 2016 Read More →

“Assessment in a changing climate: IPCC AR5 and beyond” – Katharine Mach – 5/6/16

Date: 5/6/16
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Wean Hall 3701 Conference Room
Speaker: Katharine Mach
Topic: Assessment in a changing climate: IPCC AR5 and beyond

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Abstract:

Climate change assessment by the IPCC and many others has definitively taken stock of the climate problem: unequivocal warming, widespread observed impacts, and serious …

By May 5, 2016 Read More →

“Electoral Backlash Against Climate Policy: A Natural Experiment on Retrospective Voting and Local Resistance to Public Policy” – Leah Stokes – 5/2/16

Date: 5/2/16
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Wean Hall 3701 Conference Room
Speaker: Leah Stokes
Topic: Electoral Backlash Against Climate Policy: A Natural Experiment on Retrospective Voting and Local Resistance to Public Policy

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Abstract:

Retrospective voting studies typically examine policies where the public has common interests. By contrast, climate policy …

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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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Abstract:

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 …