Seminars & Workshops

4 October — Carbon Management: Where the Puck is Going

Date: 04 October 2021
Time: 12:00pm ET
Location: Wean Hall 3701 & via Zoom
Speaker: Dr. Julio Friedmann
Topic: Carbon Management: Where the Puck is Going

Abstract: After 20 years of sturm & drang, carbon management has reached a point of broad inclusion into the climate solutions pool and received …

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20 September — Sustainable Solutions and Policies to Decarbonize the Freight Rail

Date: 20 September 2021
Time: 12:00pm ET
Location: Wean Hall 3701 & via Zoom
Speaker: John Lovenburg
Topic: Sustainable Solutions and Policies to Decarbonize the Freight Rail

Abstract: The large freight railroads in North American have committed to science-based carbon targets that can be achieved through improved efficiency and carbon …

By September 10, 2021 Read More →

Doctoral Student Participatory Workshop on Climate and Energy Decision Making

Join doctoral students from across North America to share your work on climate and energy decision making!

In the spring of 2022, Carnegie Mellon University will host a two-day workshop for Ph.D. students and post-docs working on the technical and behavioral aspects of climate mitigation, adaption, resilience, and deep decarbonization …

By August 9, 2021 Read More →


Morgan to lead The Future of Electric Power in the US: Report Release Webinar

CEDM Center Principal Investigator Granger Morgan will take part in the Virtual Release Event for The Future of Electric Power in the United States on Thursday, February 25, 2021 from 3-4pm ET.

The Future of Electric Power in the United States, officially launching on February 25th, presents an extensive …

By February 23, 2021 Read More →

Biden Administration wastes no time, rejoins Paris climate agreement

The newly inaugurated President Joseph R. Biden Jr. made his priorities clear by recommitting the United States of America to the Paris climate agreement on his first day in office. In addition to recommitting the US to the agreement, Biden also ordered federal agencies to start reviewing and reinstating more …

By January 21, 2021 Read More →

CMU Examines Sustainability Across All University Activity

When Carnegie Mellon University established the Sustainability Initiative in September 2019, they did so with the explicit recognition that at its core, sustainability, even when focused on our environment, is about equity and inclusion.

As part of that initiative, CMU made six commitments, which included conducting the world’s first Voluntary

By September 16, 2020 Read More →


SUCCEED – the Summer Center for Climate, Energy, and Environmental Decision Making – was founded in 2011 by Carnegie Mellon University’s Center for Climate and Energy Decision Making. SUCCEED includes two programs: a free 5-day summer program for rising 10th and 11th graders and a 2-day workshop for teachers.

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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.

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