Author Archive: Diana Rotondo

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By January 8, 2018 Read More →

19 February – The Role of Natural Gas in a Climate Constrained World

Date: 19 February 2018
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker 129 Conference Room
Speaker: Arvind P. Ravikumar
Topic: The Role of Natural Gas in a Climate Constrained World

Abstract: Methane, the primary constituent of natural gas, is a short-lived and potent greenhouse gas. In the US, oil and gas operations account for …

By December 21, 2017 Read More →

Rubin Featured in CMU News

Carnegie Mellon University professor, Edward Rubin, recently co-authored the study On the climate change mitigation potential of CO2 conversion to fuels published by Energy and Environmental Science, which was featured on CMU’s News page. To read the full article click here.…

By December 21, 2017 Read More →

Rubin Presents at the First Conference on University Research on Climate Change

Carnegie Mellon University professor and spokesman of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Ed Rubin, was a featured speaker at the first, of hopefully many, Climate Change conferences held at Universitat Politècnica de València, in Spain.…

By December 11, 2017 Read More →

Registration Now Open for 2018 CEDM Annual Meeting

By November 2, 2017 Read More →

Over Two Years in the Making

After over two years under review, Justin Ritchie and Hadi Dowlatabadi’s paper Why do climate change scenarios return to coal? has been published by Energy. Ritchie and Dowlatabadi gave a presentation closely related to this paper at the 2017 CEDM Annual Meeting. To view their powerpoint, please visit the 2017

By November 1, 2017 Read More →

Inês Azevedo Meets Former U.S. Vice President Al Gore

The Climate Reality Leadership Corps, an initiative of The Climate Reality Project, hosted its 36th training in Pittsburgh on October 17-19. CMU Professor of Engineering and Public Policy and Co-Director of  CEDM, Inês Azevedo, participated in a panel discussion on the future of energy systems in our region, …

By October 12, 2017 Read More →

27 October – “Distributed resources shift paradigms on how we design, plan, and operate power systems: an application of the GAP model”

Date: 27 October 2017
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker 129 Conference Room
Speaker: Juan Pablo Carvallo
Topic: Distributed resources shift paradigms on how we design, plan, and operate power systems: an application of the GAP model

Abstract: Power systems have evolved following a century old paradigm of planning and operating a …

By October 12, 2017 Read More →

16 October – “Climate and Energy Decision-Making – Getting to Yes on BU’s Climate Action Plan”

Date: 16 October 2017
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker 129 Conference Room
Speaker: Anthony Janetos
Topic: Climate and Energy Decision-Making – Getting to Yes on BU’s Climate Action Plan

Abstract: A University-wide Task Force was instituted a year ago to make recommendations to the BU Board of Trustees on a Climate …

By October 3, 2017 Read More →

Hanus and Glasgo Present work at Prestigious Conference

PhD student Nicky Hanus and Post-doctoral fellow Brock Glasgo present their work at the prestigious Conference on Energy Efficiency Domestic Appliances and Lighting: http://eedal2017.uci.edu/

By September 29, 2017 Read More →

2 October – “Power System of the Future: Advancing Sustainability for the Electric Power Industry”

Date: 2 October 2017
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker 129 Conference Room
Speaker: Morgan Scott
Topic:Power System of the Future: Advancing Sustainability for the Electric Power Industry

Abstract: Electric power companies face unique challenges and tradeoffs as they strive to manage financial, environmental and social performance, while providing safe, clean, reliable …