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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

 

PAYNE INSTITUTE JOINS THE GLOBAL RESILIENCE RESEARCH NETWORK

GRRN is made up of members from around the world that share similar interests in interdisciplinary and applied resilience research

 

PAYNE INSTITUTE TO HOST EXPERTS FROM NREL AND JOHNS HOPKINS THIS WEEK

Monday 11/26, Mark O’Malley from NREL, and Friday 11/30, Ben Hobbs from Johns Hopkins

NEW ESSAY ON ENERGY SERVICES FOR CRISIS SITUATIONS ON YALE GLOBAL

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. 

A Geospatial Assessment of Small-Scale Hydropower Potential in Sub-Saharan Africa

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.

COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES AND NREL JOIN FORCES TO SHAPE THE FUTURE OF ENERGY

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”

PAYNE INSTITUTE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TO SPEAK AT SHALE INSIGHT CONFERENCE OCTOBER 25

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

CONGRATULATIONS TO PAUL ROMER AND WILLIAM NORDHAUS ON WINNING THE NOBEL PRIZE IN ECONOMICS

Awarded for their important work on sustainable growth

OPINION PIECE IN GLOBAL POLICY JOURNAL FROM PAYNE INSTITUTE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR AND FELLOW

Alex Gilbert and Morgan D. Bazilian explore how the USA can support European energy security.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF PAYNE INSTITUTE TO SPEAK AT THE ENERGY INSTITUTE

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.

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF PAYNE INSTITUTE TO GIVE KEYNOTE PRESENTATION AT 2018 ALBERTA CLIMATE SUMMIT

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.

COLORADO SCHOOL OF MINES AND THE PAYNE INSTITUTE PLAY A ROLE IN HISTORIC PARTNERSHIP

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.

 

UPCOMING MINES-NREL JOINT WORKSHOP ON SEPTEMBER 13-14

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.

 

THE INAUGURAL DENVER ENERGY DIALOGUES COMES TO MINES

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.

 

NEW CONTRIBUTIONS ON OIL SECURITY AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY IN THE PAYNE COMMENTARY SERIES

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.

 

NEW ESSAY ON THE PEACE DIVIDENDS OF ENERGY INFRASTRUCTURE

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.

 

INTERVIEW WITH PAYNE DIRECTOR ON THE MATERIAL FOUNDATIONS OF THE ENERGY TRANSITION

This interview took place on the margins of the Arc Energy Institute Annual Event in Calgary.

 

PAYNE INSTITUTE JOINS THE GLOBAL RESILIENCE RESEARCH NETWORK

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