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Knowledge@Wharton: “Does Repealing the Clean Power Plan Make Economic Sense?”
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For the pod­cast, click here. The deci­sion ear­lier this week by the U.S. Envi­ron­men­tal Pro­tec­tion Agency (EPA) to repeal the Clean Power Plan would force the U.S. to cede lead­er­ship in inno­va­tion and cli­mate change poli­cies to other coun­tries such as China, hurt job growth in the energy indus­try and fail to pre­vent a whole range […]

Watch the talks from the Cal Future Forum
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Cal Future Forum: Our Chang­ing World Respond­ing to the global impacts of human activ­ity Watch videos filmed at the live event. More than ever, Cal­i­for­nia needs to play a proac­tive role in under­stand­ing our global impact and in find­ing solu­tions to ensure a vibrant future. In fact, we lead the nation —and the world — in devel­op­ing a clean-​​​​energy economy, […]

New publication on lessons from fracking in the USA and Mexico published in Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
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To link too this pub­li­ca­tion, click here. Mexico’s recent energy reform (2013) has pro­vided the foun­da­tions for increased pri­vate par­tic­i­pa­tion in attempts to off­set or reverse the country’s con­tin­ued decline in fos­sil fuel pro­duc­tion. This coun­try is cur­rently on path to becom­ing a net energy importer by 2020. Con­versely, in 2015, and for the first […]

Modeling the Clean Energy Transition in China
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Amid grow­ing California-​​​​China clean energy part­ner­ships RAEL is part­ner­ing with both research and deploy­ment part­ners in China to accel­er­ate the decar­boniza­tion agenda.  In efforts with Tsinghua Uni­ver­sity, Chongqing Uni­ver­sity, and North China Elec­tric Power Uni­ver­sity, among other aca­d­e­mic part­ners, as well as with local and fed­eral part­ners in China, RAEL is work­ing to accel­er­ate the deploy­ment of electric […]

Published in Yale Environment 360: Taking the Long View: The ‘Forever Legacy’ of Climate Change
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Tak­ing the Long View: The ‘For­ever Legacy’ of Cli­mate Change Cli­mate change pro­jec­tions often focus on 2100. But the geo­log­i­cal record shows that unless we rapidly reduce green­house gas emis­sions, we will be lock­ing in dras­tic increases in tem­per­a­tures and sea lev­els that will alter the earth not just for cen­turies, but for mil­len­nia.  By ROB WILDER AND DAN KAMMEN […]

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November 8, 2017 — RAEL Lab Lunch with Alex Davis
November 8 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Energy and Resources Group

Title: Pref­er­ence struc­ture and pol­icy analy­sis for renew­able and reli­able energy Bio:  Alex Davis is an Assis­tant Pro­fes­sor in the Depart­ment of Engi­neer­ing and Pub­lic Pol­icy at Carnegie Mel­lon Uni­ver­sity.  He is a mem­ber of the Behav­ior, Deci­sion, and Pol­icy Group, the Carnegie Elec­tric­ity Indus­try Cen­ter (CEIC), and the Cen­ter for Cli­mate and Energy Decision […]

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