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By October 18, 2018 Read More →

29 October – A simple generator dispatch method for simulating marginal emissions factors and least-emissions dispatch for the U.S. power sector

Date: 29 October 2018
Time: 12:00pm
Location: Baker Hall 129 Conference Room
Speaker: Thomas Deetjen
Topic: A simple generator dispatch method for simulating marginal emissions factors and least-emissions dispatch for the U.S. power sector

Abstract: This study develops an open-source, simplified generator dispatch tool and uses it to simulate emissions …

By June 25, 2018 Read More →

What do you need to know about Climate Change?

In this video, Carnegie Mellon University Professor Neil Donahue explains what we need to know about climate change. Using animation, this video shows what happens to carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere in a way that is easy to understand.…

By June 6, 2018 Read More →

“Assessing the evolution of power sector carbon intensity in the United States” cited in Axios Article

In the article A fork in the road for U.S. power, Ben Geman of Axios discusses the nationwide trend toward a lower-carbon mix, while the Trump administration is preparing steps that would halt coal’s decline. The focus of the article resides heavily with the paper Assessing the evolution of power

By May 30, 2018 Read More →

Climate Change and Life Events App by Schivley Receiving Positive Feedback

Have you ever wondered how the climate has changed from your grandmother’s birth, to when your children will retire? PhD Civil and Environmental Engineering student Greg Schivley at Carnegie Mellon University has come up with a great, easy to use tool to answer this question. In the app Climate change

By May 20, 2018 Read More →

Azevedo’s Paper with Hittinger on Bulk Energy Storage Cited in Vox.com Article

In the article by David Roberts of Vox.com, Roberts discusses the secret behind energy storage in the US. “The way it’s typically used in the US today, it enables more fossil-fueled energy and higher carbon emissions. Emissions are higher today than they would have been if no storage had ever …

By April 6, 2018 Read More →

Azevedo’s Newest Paper Receiving Media Attention

In the latest paper Estimation of the year-on-year volatility and unpredictability of the United States energy system by Carnegie Mellon University PhD student Evan Sherwin, CEO of Lumina Decision Systems and Adjust Faculty Max Henrion, and Inês Azevedo, the authors discuss the increased volatility and unpredictability over the past decade …

By February 28, 2018 Read More →

Is carsharing for everyone?

Researcher Hadi Dowlatabadi has been very busy over the last year, co-authoring several papers supported by CEDM. One of his most recent papers, Is carsharing for everyone? Understanding the diffusion of carsharing services, comes out at a time when carsharing services like Uber are working to expand and improve their …

By February 16, 2018 Read More →

“Energy use and life cycle greenhouse gas emissions of drones for commercial package delivery” Co-Authored by Samaras Receiving Media Attention

After over two years under review, the paper Energy use and life cycle greenhouse gas emissions of drones for commercial package delivery has been cited by media outlets like Wired, Forbes, and The Guardian in light of its release. The paper discusses the use of drones to deliver …

By February 6, 2018 Read More →

Azevedo Appointed to Editorial Committee of ARER

Ines Azevedo has been appointed to the Editorial Committee of the Annual Reviews of Environment and Resources. To learn more about the journal, click here.…

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.…