Seminars & Workshops

29 October – A simple generator dispatch method for simulating marginal emissions factors and least-emissions dispatch for the U.S. power sector

Date: 29 October 2018
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker Hall 129 Conference Room
Speaker: Thomas Deetjen
Topic: A simple generator dispatch method for simulating marginal emissions factors and least-emissions dispatch for the U.S. power sector

Abstract: This study develops an open-source, simplified generator dispatch tool and uses it to simulate emissions …

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22 October – The Past as Prologue: Learning from the Climate Changes in Past Centuries

Date: 22 October 2018
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Marquis Conference Room, Scott Hall 5201
Speaker: Michael Mann
Topic: The Past as Prologue: Learning from the Climate Changes in Past Centuries

Abstract: I will review work over the past decade aimed at establishing the nature of, and factors underlying, patterns of large-scale …

By October 5, 2018 Read More →

3 October – WattTime: the “deep tech” nonprofit that’s rapidly eliminating the carbon footprint of entire industries

Date: 3 October 2018
Time: 10:00pm
Location: Baker Hall 129 Conference Room
Speaker: Gavin McCormick
Topic: WattTime: the “deep tech” nonprofit that’s rapidly eliminating the carbon footprint of entire industries…

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News

29 October – A simple generator dispatch method for simulating marginal emissions factors and least-emissions dispatch for the U.S. power sector

Date: 29 October 2018
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker Hall 129 Conference Room
Speaker: Thomas Deetjen
Topic: A simple generator dispatch method for simulating marginal emissions factors and least-emissions dispatch for the U.S. power sector

Abstract: This study develops an open-source, simplified generator dispatch tool and uses it to simulate emissions …

By October 18, 2018 Read More →

What do you need to know about Climate Change?

In this video, Carnegie Mellon University Professor Neil Donahue explains what we need to know about climate change. Using animation, this video shows what happens to carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere in a way that is easy to understand.…

By June 25, 2018 Read More →

“Assessing the evolution of power sector carbon intensity in the United States” cited in Axios Article

In the article A fork in the road for U.S. power, Ben Geman of Axios discusses the nationwide trend toward a lower-carbon mix, while the Trump administration is preparing steps that would halt coal’s decline. The focus of the article resides heavily with the paper Assessing the evolution of power

By June 6, 2018 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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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-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.