Author Archive: Lucas Valone

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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, …

By January 15, 2019 Read More →

18 January – Decarbonizing the energy system: analyzing the next wave of interventions

Date: 18 January 2019
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker Hall 129 Conference Room
Speaker: Ahmed Abdulla
Topic: Decarbonizing the energy system: analyzing the next wave of interventions

Abstract: Avoiding the worst consequences of climate change hinges on the transition to a deeply decarbonized global energy system. Recent studies suggest that the …

By December 11, 2018 Read More →

PhD student Priya L. Donti workshop paper recognized at NeurIPS 2018

PhD student Priya L. Donti’s workshop paper on “Inverse Optimal Power Flow: Assessing the Vulnerability of Power Grid Data” was recognized recently as a highlighted paper at the AI for Social Good Workshop at NeurIPS2018.  One of the workshop organizers also tweeted about it here: Tweet

By December 4, 2018 Read More →

11 December – Did scrubbing the government clean up the air? Polluter responses to China’s anticorruption campaign

Date: 11 December 2018
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker Hall 129
Speaker: Valerie Karplus
Topic: Did scrubbing the government clean up the air?  Polluter responses to China’s anticorruption campaign

Abstract: We ask whether or not investigating city mayors during a nationwide anticorruption campaign in China affected the concentration of sulfur dioxide …