Seminars & Workshops

24 May – The Editorial Process at Nature Research

Date: 24 May 2018
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Singleton Room
Speaker: Jenn Richler
Topic: The Editorial Process at Nature Research

Abstract: In this presentation I will introduce the Nature Research portfolio of journals (that includes Nature Climate Change, and Nature Energy), and explain the editorial process from initial submission …

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7 May – Fingerprinting the Climate System

Date: 7 May 2018
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker 129 Conference Room
Speaker: Ben Santer
Topic: Fingerprinting the Climate System

Abstract: Fingerprint research seeks to improve understanding of the nature and  causes of climate change. The basic strategy is to search for  model-predicted patterns of climate change (“fingerprints”) in observed climate …

By March 23, 2018 Read More →

23 April – Staging Markets: The Local Politics of Emissions Trading in China

Date: 23 April 2018
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker 129 Conference Room
Speaker: Iza Ding
Topic: Staging Markets: The Local Politics of Emissions Trading in China


Abstract: Why did the Chinese government, operating in a quasi-market economy, embrace cap-and-trade? How do localities respond to central advocacy of cap-and-trade, and what …

By March 22, 2018 Read More →


Is carsharing for everyone?

Researcher Hadi Dowlatabadi has been very busy over the last year, co-authoring several papers supported by CEDM. One of his most recent papers, Is carsharing for everyone? Understanding the diffusion of carsharing services, comes out at a time when carsharing services like Uber are working to expand and improve their …

By February 28, 2018 Read More →

“Energy use and life cycle greenhouse gas emissions of drones for commercial package delivery” Co-Authored by Samaras Receiving Media Attention

After over two years under review, the paper Energy use and life cycle greenhouse gas emissions of drones for commercial package delivery has been cited by media outlets like Wired, Forbes, and The Guardian in light of its release. The paper discusses the use of drones to deliver …

By February 16, 2018 Read More →

Rubin Featured in CMU News

Carnegie Mellon University professor, Edward Rubin, recently co-authored the study On the climate change mitigation potential of CO2 conversion to fuels published by Energy and Environmental Science, which was featured on CMU’s News page. To read the full article click here.…

By December 21, 2017 Read More →

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-1463492) 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.