Seminars & Workshops

14 October — Near miss: The importance of the natural atmospheric CO2 concentration to human historical evolution

Date: 14 October 2019
Time: 12:30pm
Location: Baker Hall 129, Conference Room 
Speaker: Dr. David Archer
Topic: Near miss: The importance of the natural atmospheric CO2 concentration to human historical evolution

Abstract: When fossil fuel energy was discovered, the timing and intensity of the resulting climate impacts depended on what the …

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9 September – Is your grid ready? The convergence of renewables, energy storage, and electric vehicles!

Date: 9 September 2019
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker Hall 129, Conference Room 
Speaker: Dr. Jud Virden
Topic: Is your grid ready? The convergence of renewables, energy storage, and electric vehicles!

Abstract: The grid of the future will be expected to be reliable and resilient while delivering affordable electricity to all …

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15 April – How might automated vehicles affect energy use and emissions?

Date: 15 April 2019
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker Hall 129, Conference Room 
Speaker: Don MacKenzie
Topic: How might automated vehicles affect energy use and emissions?

Abstract: Early research has suggested that automated vehicles (AVs) could have myriad direct and indirect effects on travel demand, energy consumption, and emissions from transportation, …

By April 12, 2019 Read More →

News

CEDM affiliate Peter Tschofen speaks at Austrian Ministry

Image credit: Manuel Wirth

On Friday, June 14, 2019 EPP PhD student and CEDM affiliate Peter Tschofen spoke at the Austrian Federal Ministry for Sustainability and Tourism (BMNT), which is responsible for, “key quality-of-life issues and for questions which are essential in creating a livable future for our children.”

Tschofen …

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SUCCEED 2019

The Summer Center for Climate, Energy, and Environmental Decision Making (SUCCEED) was held this year on campus on July 8-12 for high school students and on July 15 and 16 for teachers. Supported by the Center for Climate and Environmental Decision Making (CEDM), SUCCEED connects students and teachers with EPP …

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15 April – How might automated vehicles affect energy use and emissions?

Date: 15 April 2019
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker Hall 129, Conference Room 
Speaker: Don MacKenzie
Topic: How might automated vehicles affect energy use and emissions?

Abstract: Early research has suggested that automated vehicles (AVs) could have myriad direct and indirect effects on travel demand, energy consumption, and emissions from transportation, …

By April 12, 2019 Read More →

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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 ... Read More »

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.
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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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