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.
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.
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.
The Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy (SISE) is a two-week intensive workshop and lecture series for students and professionals. Applications are being accepted from now through July 1, 2016. Apply today!
Rossbypalooza is a week-long workshop bringing together graduate students and postdocs from climate science and statistics. The workshop is part lecture series, part hackathon, with students working in small, interdisciplinary teams on a research problem of their choosing. Topics to be covered include monsoons, El Niño, temperature and precipitation extremes, heat waves, spatial-temporal processes, and extreme value analysis.
At a workshop aimed at researchers, students, private and public sector professionals active in energy affairs, hear from the experts at the Physics of Sustainable Energy (PSE-‐IV), being held this year in the Midwest region at the University of Chicago.