November 19, 2021

Will the Climate Crisis Force America to Reconsider Nuclear Power?

Despite providing nearly 9% of California's electricity generation, and accounting for 15% of its clean-energy production, Diablo Canyon is set to close down by 2025. A new report from researchers at Stanford and MIT, which includes CEEPR Associate Director John Parsons, is featured on The Economist and reveals just how detrimental that would be.

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November 17, 2021

At UN Climate Change Conference, Trying to “Keep 1.5 Alive”

A delegation from MIT traveled to Glasgow for COP26, where international negotiators sought to keep global climate goals on track. CEEPR Deputy Director Michael Mehling's recent working paper describing critical negotiation issues under Article 6 is featured in this article from MIT News.

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November 16, 2021

Register for the Nov. 29 Roosevelt Project Webinar

On Monday, November 29th from 2:00 - 4:00 PM ET we will be holding a webinar on the Roosevelt Project's Phase 2 findings with former U.S. Secretary of Energy Ernest J. Moniz, CEEPR Director Christopher R. Knittel, and a group of high-level experts from academia, public policy and civil society. Register for this event here.

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The Roosevelt Project

The Roosevelt Project takes a multidisciplinary approach to examine the transitional challenges associated with progress toward a deeply decarbonized U.S. economy. The project aims to chart a path forward through the transition that minimizes worker and community dislocations and enables at-risk communities to sustain employment levels by taking advantage of the economic opportunities present for regional economic development.

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The CATE Project

The Climate Action Through Education Project aims to develop a science-based climate curriculum for U.S high school students, placing particular emphasis on reaching populations who are underserved and on countering climate denial messages. The curriculum will inform students about the causes and consequences of anthropogenic climate change, while equipping them with the knowledge and sense of agency to contribute to climate mitigation and adaptation.

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The E2e Project

Through an interdisciplinary approach to the so-called ‘energy efficiency gap’, the E2e Project seeks to evaluate and strengthen policies and incentives for improved energy efficiency. Proven research designs used to achieve these aims include randomized controlled trials (RCTs) and quasi-experimental designs, with data and customer access provided through formal partnerships with private-sector companies.

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