Category: Colorado

AERE Scholars Program Mentors Announced 5/5/2021

AERE Scholars Program Mentors Announced

Payne Institute Fellow Ian Lange has been named to the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists Scholars program as a mentor.  The AERE Scholars program is an ambitious effort to increase diversity in environmental and natural resource economics, help the newest members of our community succeed, and create an inclusive culture that encourages members to give back to the organization and field.  May 5, 2021.

Colorado School of Mines, Payne Institute for Public Policy launch Responsible Gas Initiative

Colorado School of Mines, Payne Institute for Public Policy launch Responsible Gas Initiative

The interdisciplinary effort aims to improve understanding of challenges, opportunities related to the future of natural gas in a low-carbon economy.  To confront this challenge, Colorado School of Mines and the Payne Institute for Public Policy have launched the Mines Responsible Gas Initiative.  April 29, 2021.

Jared Carbone gives testimony to Colorado State House Energy and Environment Committee 4/8/2021

Jared Carbone gives testimony to Colorado State House Energy and Environment Committee

Payne Institute Faculty Fellow Jared Carbone gave testimony to the Colorado State House Energy and Environment Committee on House bill HB21-1238. If passed, the bill would direct the PUC to take the social cost of carbon and methane emissions into account in developing demand-side management programs to reduce the use of natural gas in residential and commercial spaces. Dr. Carbone explained what the social cost of carbon is and why it’s appropriate to take into account in the bill.  Testimony starts at 2:54.  April 8, 2021.

Project Canary Receives Series A Funding from Leading Venture Capital Firms 4/6/2021

Project Canary Receives Series A Funding from Leading Venture Capital Firms

Payne Institute is a proud partner on gas flaring emissions monitoring with Project Canary, who received investments from Quantum Energy Partners, Global Reserve Group and Energy Impact Partners to fund the Denver-based emissions monitoring and data startup, as the ESG-driven market for Responsibly Sourced Gas grows.  April 6, 2021.

CCUS: A Startup Perspective – Interview with Carbon America 3/19/2021

CCUS: A Startup Perspective – Interview with Carbon America

Mines Integrated CCUS Initiative and Payne Institute Podcast featuring Scott Frazier, Chief Executive Officer, Co-Founder, Charlene Russell, Chief Commercial Officer, Kevin Pykkonen, VP, Business Development, and Miles Abarr, Chief Engineer discussing how their company, Carbon America, was created to transform the carbon capture and sequestration (CCS) industry by lowering costs and rapidly increasing deployment with Laura Singer, Payne Institute Program Manager.  March 19, 2021.

What’s New at Project Canary 3/11/2021

What’s New at Project Canary

The Payne Institute for Public Policy Earth Observation Group is proud to partner with Project Canary to develop a collaborative environment for oil and gas companies and external parties to share best practices and insights garnered through continuous emissions monitoring.  March 11, 2021.