Author Archive: Lucas Valone

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By March 25, 2020 Read More →

20 April — Eliciting Improved Quantitative Judgements and Uncertainty From Experts For Decision Analysis (The IDEA Protocol)

Date: 20 April 2020
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker Hall 129, Conference Room or via Zoom
Speaker: Dr. Victoria Hemming
Topic: Eliciting Improved Quantitative Judgements and Uncertainty From Experts For Decision Analysis (The IDEA Protocol)

Abstract: In this talk I will discuss the role of experts in decision analysis, and present …

By February 20, 2020 Read More →

Victor Rodriguez talks about climate resilience

Current PhD candidate in the department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University, and CEDM affiliate, Victor Rodriguez joined the Big Picture Science podcast to talk about climate resilience. The overarching question of the podcast was, “The climate has changed and will continue to do so… how can …

By January 27, 2020 Read More →

Pittsburgh Records Worst Air Quality in the Country

Source: Bob Donaldson, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Home to numerous world-renowned universities and top-notch sports teams, Pittsburgh is now able to call itself home to the worst air quality in the country — at least that was the case on Thursday, January 23rd, when the air quality in some parts …

By January 10, 2020 Read More →

Registration for the CEDM Annual Meeting now open!

Registration for the 2020 CEDM Annual Meeting is now open!

Please contact Granger Morgan, Parth Vaishnav, or Lucas Valone for more information about the meeting and how to register.…

By December 12, 2019 Read More →

ORISE fellowship research opportunity

A postgraduate research opportunity is currently available at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Office of Air and Radiation (OAR). This research opportunity is with the Climate Protection Partnership Division (CPPD) located in Washington, DC. 

The selected participant will join CPPD’s State and Local Branch (SLB), whose policy experts work cooperatively with state …

By December 6, 2019 Read More →

9 December — Induced and Triggered Seismicity: Fundamentals, New Observations and Challenges

Date: 9 December 2019
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker Hall 129, Conference Room 
Speaker: Dr. William Harbert
Topic: Induced and Triggered Seismicity: Fundamentals, New Observations and Challenges

Abstract: In this presentation, induced and triggered seismicity will be reviewed. Relevant earth system and energy production background material will be reviewed and a …

By October 10, 2019 Read More →

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 …

By August 14, 2019 Read More →

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 …

By April 12, 2019 Read More →

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 →

8 April – Machine Learning for Solar Forecasting in the National Grid ESO

Date: 8 April 2019
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Wean Hall 3701
Speaker: James Kelloway
Topic: Machine Learning for Solar Forecasting in the National Grid ESO

Abstract: The National Grid ESO has publicly committed to being capable of running the Great Britain electricity grid fossil fuel free by 2025.  To do this, …