National Conference on Air and Water Pollution: Innovations in Regulation, Abatement and Monitoring
Jul
7
9:00am 9:00am

National Conference on Air and Water Pollution: Innovations in Regulation, Abatement and Monitoring

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.

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Catalyzing Energy Technology Transformations, Featuring Eric Masanet, International Energy Agency
Jun
26
5:30pm 5:30pm

Catalyzing Energy Technology Transformations, Featuring Eric Masanet, International Energy Agency

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.

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The Energy Outlook in an Era of Change
Mar
29
12:00pm12:00pm

The Energy Outlook in an Era of Change

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.

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A Changing Climate: International Action in the Post-Paris Era A conversation with Todd Stern, former U.S. Special Envoy for Climate Change
Feb
27
12:00pm12:00pm

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.

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Compliance by Design: Influence of Acceleration Tradeoffs on CO2 Emissions and Costs of Fuel Economy and Greenhouse Gas Regulations
Feb
14
12:00pm12:00pm

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!

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In Search of Elusive Warning Signals: Tipping Points in Ecology and Economics
Oct
25
5:00pm 5:00pm

In Search of Elusive Warning Signals: Tipping Points in Ecology and Economics

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. 

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