Improvements in technology continue to transform the outlook for the energy sector, driving changes in business models, energy demand and supply patterns as well as regulatory approaches. What are the opportunities and challenges of scaling and accelerating the deployment of clean energy technologies? Eric Masanet, the head of the Energy Demand Technology Unit at the International Energy Agency (IEA), will present the IEA’s newly-launched Energy Technology Perspectives (ETP) 2017—the agency’s annual comprehensive publication focused on global energy technology transformations.
The Computation Institute's Summer Students will participate in the first of many weekly lunch seminars that are designed to expose the entire Institute to each organization's summer research initiative's.
The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog) and Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago's India team (EPIC-India) will host this national conference aiming to provide a platform for knowledge-sharing and cross-sectoral engagement related to developments in national and state-level pollution regulation.
The world’s energy choices are leading to levels of pollution that are substantially shortening people’s lives and causing climate change. Learn from some of the University of Chicago’s top experts about the key energy trends and market forces at play to meet this challenge.
Join the UChicago Department of Geophysical Sciences as they host Neil Shubin on "Finding Your Inner Fish".
Join EPIC as they host Jeff Currie, the global head of commodities research at Goldman Sachs, for a conversation on the economics and future prospects of global oil.
Join Dr. Maureen Conte, a faculty member at the Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences and an MBL Fellow at The Ecosystems Center at the Marine Biological Laboratory as she shares with us her research and experience.
The University of Chicago Center for Global Health (CGH), Energy Policy Institute at UChicago (EPIC), and Sustainable Pritzker invite you to a special screening of the documentary Nowhere to Run: Nigeria’s Climate and Environmental Crisis.
With resources and prices in a state of flux, and increasing policy uncertainty under the Trump administration, accurately forecasting the future of the industry has never been more important, or challenging. Join EPIC as they host Adam Sieminski, former administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration, to discuss these issues.
A Changing Climate: International Action in the Post-Paris Era A conversation with Todd Stern, former U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change
In 2015, 195 countries pledged to reduce emissions under the Paris Agreement. What motivations and goals will keep key countries, like China, engaged? Join a special off the record conversation with the former Special Envoy for Climate Change, Todd Stern.
Join EPIC as they host Ryan Wiser, one of America’s preeminent renewable technology and policy experts, who will summarize what is possible and where advancements are most likely for land-based and offshore wind.
Compliance by Design: Influence of Acceleration Tradeoffs on CO2 Emissions and Costs of Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Regulations
When setting the U.S. Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) and Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emission standards for light-duty vehicles, firms’ ability to trade off fuel economy for other vehicle performance attributes, such as acceleration performance, is not considered. Join EPIC as they host Kate Whitefoot for a Lunch Seminar Series on the 14th!
Join the University of Chicago's Department of Geophysical Sciences as they host Andy Rhines of the University of Washington.
Join EPIC and the University of Chicago Law School as they host EPA Assistant Administrator Cynthia Giles, who is leading a groundbreaking Next Generation Compliance strategy designed to take advantage of advanced technologies and vast amounts of data to better enforce environmental regulations.
Join EPIC as they host Richard Kauffman, Chairman of Energy & Finance for New York (Office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo) and Chair of the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority Board, and Susan Tierney, Senior Advisor at The Analysis Group.
Despite uncertainty on climate policy in Washington, many of the largest states and municipalities across the United States remain committed to achieving their clean energy goals and working to fulfill our international climate commitments.
RDCEP's Tom Hertel will speak at the International Food Policy Research Institute's Seminar on 'Visioning the future of food security'.
What is the outlook for the U.S. energy industry and energy policy in the Trump Administration? Join senior George W. Bush Administration officials James L. Connaughton and Jeffrey R. Holmstead for a special conversation on what to expect in the coming years.
Join EPIC as they host esteemed nuclear expert and former Chief Scientist and Director at Argonne National Lab, Bob Rosner.
In 2015, the 160 campus buildings and grounds used $40 million worth of energy. Come to the Nov. 17th hackathon to see where and why. Help improve our understanding of campus energy usage and increase energy efficiency!
The Department of Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago will be hosting Dr. Bjorn Stevens of the Max Planck Institute for Meteorology at the University of Hamburg.
A recent wave of research has demonstrated the existence of generic Early Warning Signals (EWS’s), in which William "Buz" Brock of RDCEP will give an overview - specifically of what classes of abrupt changes might be predicted (or not predicted) by EWS’s, and at what scales one should have hope of finding these signals.
Join EPIC for their Lunch Speaker Series featuring Sam Ori, the Executive Director at the Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC).
The Department of Geophysical Sciences at the University of Chicago will be hosting Bob Houze, a Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington.
The next president will steer us on a path towards how we confront climate change, get and use energy, and protect ourselves from environmental harms for decades to come.