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A recent study shows that ISIS/Daesh activity is not primarily funded by oil revenues
Senior Vice President and Chief Economist in Equinor to speak on the Energy Perspectives in 2018 – Equinor’s strategy and geopolitics on the global energy transition.
Payne Institute Executive director collaborates on new piece regarding the South Sudan case study on building conflict uncertainty regarding electricity planning.
The piece appears in Yale Global Online and discusses the threats which climate change pose on power systems.
Payne Institute Executive Director Morgan Bazilian collaborates on a new piece discussing the global energy transformation.
Dr. H. Sebnem Duzgan and colleagues receive second place in the Labor Category at the Data for Refugees (D4R) competition for their piece on the Syrian refugee crisis.
PAYNE INSTITUTE HOSTS OIL & GAS VOLATILITY WORKSHOP
Leading thinkers and practitioners in the disciplines of oil and gas volatility gather to consider the affects volatile energy prices have had on the Rocky Mountain region, including those on local and state governments.
The essay appears in Issues in Science and Technology and explores policy issues related to the mining of space resources
NEWLY PUBLISHED PAPER ON ENERGY STRATEGY REVIEW BY DR. BAZILIAN AND COLLEAGUES
Payne Institute Executive Director Morgan Bazilian works with colleagues of The World Bank and IRENA to write a newly publish article, “Analysis of electricity investment strategy for Bosnia and Herzegovina”, in ScienceDirect https://authors.elsevier.com/sd/article/S2211467X18301135
PAYNE INSTITUTE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO SPEAK AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY ON 12/11
Payne Institute Executive Director Morgan Bazilian discussing mineral and metal foundations of the energy transition
PAYNE INSTITUTE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO SPEAK AT MIT THIS WEEK 12/4-12/5
Payne Institute Executive Director Morgan Bazilian speaking on energy issues
GRRN is made up of members from around the world that share similar interests in interdisciplinary and applied resilience research
Monday 11/26, Mark O’Malley from NREL, and Friday 11/30, Ben Hobbs from Johns Hopkins
Conflict and disasters have increased human displacement to record levels worldwide, requiring efficient distribution of humanitarian aid. Focusing on renewables for provision of energy services could promote sustainability, explains a team of writers representing the Payne Institute at the Colorado School of Mines, the World Bank, Chatham House and Energy Peace Partners.
Sub-Saharan Africa has been at the epicenter of an ongoing global dialogue around the issue of energy poverty. More than half of the world’s population without access to modern energy services lives there. It also happens to be a sub-continent with plentiful renewable energy resource potential. Hydropower is one of them, and to a large extent it remains untapped.
Transformational New Graduate Program focused on Advanced Energy Systems launched between Mines and NREL
OPINION PIECE IN FORBES FROM PAYNE INSTITUTE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND SENIOR DIRECTOR, CENTER FOR ENERGY STUDIES AT RICE UNIVERSITY’S BAKER INSTITUTE FOR PUBLIC POLICY
Morgan D. Bazilian and Ken Medlock co-author “Colorado Oil And Gas Development And A Politically-Charged Ballot Proposition”
Morgan D. Bazilian will participate in a panel on “Reducing Energy Poverty with Natural Gas”
COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES AND PAYNE INSTITUTE HOST PETROLEUM RESEARCH SCHOOL OF NORWAY WORKSHOP ON “WHOLE VALUE CHAIN CARBON CAPTURE, UTILIZATION AND STORAGE (CCUS)”
Executive Director of Payne Institute Morgan D. Bazilian will speak on CCUS policy
Awarded for their important work on sustainable growth
Alex Gilbert and Morgan D. Bazilian explore how the USA can support European energy security.
Payne Institute Executive Director Morgan D. Bazilian will speak on “The Geopolitics of the Energy Transition” on Monday, October 8th at the Energy Institute at Colorado State University.
Payne Institute Executive Director Morgan D. Bazilian will discuss the global momentum for climate action and share stories of energy evolutions from other oil and gas jurisdictions.
The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and Delhi-based Shakti Sustainable Energy Foundation, which together lead the U.S.-India State and Urban Initiative, announce a partnership between the government of Gujarat and the government of Colorado.
Limits to Waste: Pushing Materials Manufacturing Towards Zero Waste for a Sustainable Future
NEW ESSAY BY PHILIP K. VERLEGER, JR. ON IMO 2020 SULFUR RULE
A new Payne Commentary has been posted (on the Our Work Section of the website), which considers the possible commodity price and macroeconomic impacts of the IMO 2020 Sulfur rule.
This invitation-only event, supported by the Payne Institute, will bring together a cross-section of key stakeholders and decision makers, for strategic dialogue and formation of solutions. Through exclusive panels, paired with focused working groups, the Denver Energy Dialogues will be centered around creating a path towards achieving a lower carbon, cleaner energy future.
Two new Viewpoints are now available in the Payne Commentary Series. One from Matthew Reed explores the geopolitics of oil markets, and Thibaud Voita considers the role of energy efficiency in the Sustainable Development Goals.
This essay in the National Geographic Blog explores how shared energy infrastructure and markets can serve as a basis for peace building and economic development.
This interview took place on the margins of the Arc Energy Institute Annual Event in Calgary.
The Payne Institute is honoured to join the Global Resilience Institute’s Research Network exploring research and partnerships for exploring the complex array of security and resilience challenges.
PAYNE INSTITUTE FACULTY FELLOW PROFESSOR EGGERT TESTIFIES BEFORE THE U.S. SENATE ON CRITICAL MATERIALS
Professor Roderick Eggert testifies before the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources on the Department of Interior’s Critical Minerals list to strengthen the United States’ mineral security.
“All fundamental scientific discoveries change the structure of human affairs.”
-Richard Rhodes, 2012
“…it is appreciation of context that is most severely lacking in the way public policy is taught.”
-Francis Fukuyama, 2018