Seminars & Workshops

22 March — Accelerating Decarbonization in the United States: Technology, Policy, and Societal Dimensions

Date: 22 March 2021
Time: 12:00pm EST
Location: via Zoom
Speaker: Dr. Chris Hendrickson
Topic: Accelerating Decarbonization in the United States: Technology, Policy, and Societal Dimensions

Abstract: The world today faces a transformation of its energy system, from one dominated by fossil fuel combustion to one with greatly reduced emissions …

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17 March — Powering Decarbonization: Strategies to Achieve Net-Zero Emissions in the Electric Sector and Beyond

Date: 17 March 2021
Time: 12:00pm EST
Location: via Zoom
Speaker: Dr. John Bistline
Topic: Powering Decarbonization: Strategies to Achieve Net-Zero Emissions in the Electric Sector and Beyond

Abstract: Many stakeholders—including cities and states, utilities and large corporations, and now federal policymakers—are setting targets for deep reductions in greenhouse gas …

By March 12, 2021 Read More →

15 March — Climate Change and Extreme Summer Weather Events

Date: 15 March 2021
Time: 12:00pm EST
Location: via Zoom
Speaker: Dr. Michael Mann
Topic: Climate Change and Extreme Summer Weather Events

Abstract: In addition to well-established direct physical linkages between a warming planet and extreme summer weather events such as floods, droughts, heat waves and wildfires are more tenuous …

By March 4, 2021 Read More →

News

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 Program

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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FEATURED RESEARCH


CEDM has affiliated researchers who periodically produce videos describing their research achievements.
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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.

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