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2022 Events Archive 

  • The Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines is a proud supporter of the Atlantic Council‘s 2022 Veterans Advanced Energy Summit in Chicago, IL.  For more details follow this link. August 8 and August 9, 2022.
  • Please join the Missouri S&T, NSF, and Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Dr. Morgan D. Bazilian, Director, Payne Institute, presenting a virtual seminar titled Critical Minerals and Energy Geopolitics.  For more details follow this link. August 5, 2022.
  • Payne Institute Earth Observation Group Director Christopher Elvidge presented for the ASEAN Specialized Meteorological Center in Singapore on the EOG research using the VIIRS Nightfire on July 27, 2022.
  • Payne Institute Earth Observation Group Director Christopher Elvidge presented for the National University of Singapore Centre for Remote Imaging, Sensing and Processing (CRISP) on the EOG’s Data Gems From the Night VIIRS research on July 26, 2022.
  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Javier Blas, Bloomberg Opinion Columnist, and Jack Farchy, Senior Reporter at Bloomberg News, presenting a virtual book launch for the newly published The World For Sale: Money, Power, and the Traders Who Barter the Earth’s Resources.  For more details follow this link. July 7, 2022.
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  • Please join the NASA Health and Air Quality Applied Science Team and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Dr. Christopher Elvidge, Director Payne Institute Earth Observation Group, presenting a hybrid seminar titled Overview of Satellite Observed Nighttime Lights.  For more details follow this link. June 1, 2022.
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  • Please join Nomadic Venture Partners and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Dr. Morgan D. Bazilian, Director, Payne Institute, presenting a keynote address at the Industrial Climate Tech Summit.  For more details follow this link.  June 1, 2022.
  • Please join the Denver Association of Business Economists and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Faculty Fellow Ian Lange, Economics and Business, presenting A Look at What is Ahead for Mineral and Energy Markets.  For more details follow this link.  May 18, 2022.
  • Please join the Edison Electric Institute and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Dr. Morgan Bazilian, Director, Payne Institute for Public Policy, on a virtual panel titled Redesigning Supply Chains: People, Politics, Materials, Markets.  For more details follow this link.  April 28, 2022.
  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Jay Hakes, Presidential and Energy Historian, Author, and former Administrator of the U.S. Information Administration, presenting a virtual seminar titled University Research for the Future of Energy.  For more details follow this link. April 27, 2022.
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  • Please join the Global Chamber Denver and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Jordy Lee, Payne Institute Program Manager, presenting a seminar titled Why Isn’t Everyone Driving an Electric Vehicle? For more details follow this link.  April 26, 2022.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Adrian Tuck, Chief Executive Officer, Uplight, presenting a virtual seminar titled Building a Unicorn in the Clean Energy Market – Lessons from the Field.  For more details follow this link. April 26, 2022.
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  • Please join the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and the Payne Institute for Public Policy as we congratulate Payne Institute Fellow Alex Gilbert as one of the winners of the 2021 IAEA International Essay Competition on Nuclear Law for Students and Early Career Professionals.  April 26, 2022.
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  • The Payne Institute and the Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation at Carnegie Mellon University hosted a two event for the University Energy Institute Collaborative at Colorado School of Mines.  This first-of-its-kind partnership of U.S. university-based energy institutes formed to address the critical challenges facing America’s energy systems. Partners include over 150 energy institutes and a network of energy experts from around the world working together to inspire meaningful research, engage scholarship, inform regional and national policy, impact decision-making, and re-imagine energy education to be ready to create the future of energy systems.  April 26 and 27, 2022.
  • Please join NREL and the Colorado School of Mines as they welcome Anna Littlefield, Payne Institute CCUS Program Manager, presenting a seminar titled Geotechnical Considerations for Policy-Makers.  For more details follow this link. April 25, 2022.
  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Tanya Heikkila, PhD, Professor, Co-Director, Center for Policy and Democracy, University of Colorado, Denver, presenting a virtual seminar titled Unpacking the Intensity of Policy Conflicts: Lessons from Debates Over Shale Oil and Gas in the U.S. For more details follow this link.  April 19, 2022.
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  • Please join the Dartmouth Engineering and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Dr. Morgan D. Bazilian, Director, Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines, presenting a virtual seminar titled Geopolitics of Energy Transitions.  For more details follow this link. April 15, 2022.
  • Please join the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Peter B. Kelemen, Arthur D. Storke Memorial Professor, Columbia University, presenting a live seminar titled Carbon Mineralization for CO2 Removal from Air and Permanent Storage at the Gigaton Scale.  For more details follow this link.  April 8, 2022.
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  • Please join the Columbia University Climate School – The Earth Institute and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Dr. Morgan Bazilian, Director, Payne Institute, presenting a virtual seminar titled Rethinking the Sustainability of the Clean Energy Transition.  For more details follow this link.  April 8, 2022.
  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy and Humanitarian Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Dr. Brian McAdoo, Associate Professor of Earth and Climate Science at Duke University’s Nicholas School of the Environment, and Dr. Eliza Hotchkiss, Senior Resilience Analyst and Group Manager at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, presenting a virtual seminar titled Energy System Resistance to Natural Hazards.  For more details follow this link. April 7, 2022.
  • Please join the Mines Research Council, RTT Office and Arthur Lakes Library as they welcome Payne Institute Faculty Fellow Robert Braun, Rowlinson Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Director, Mines/NREL Advanced Energy Systems Program presenting a seminar titled Prospects of Emerging Electrochemical Energy Systems for Energy Storage and Conversion.  For more details follow this link.  March 31, 2022.
  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines and Rystad Energy as we welcome Payne Institute Program Manager Brad Handler presenting a virtual seminar titled Creating a Sustainable Future.  For more details follow this link. March 31, 2022.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy and Humanitarian Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Dr. Morgan Bazilian, Director, Payne Institute, presenting a seminar titled Geopolitics of Energy Transitions.  For more details follow this link. March 30, 2022.
  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Todd Chapman, Former U.S. Ambassador to Brazil and Ecuador, presenting a virtual seminar titled Critical Minerals and Mining in South America.  For more details follow this link. March 29, 2022.
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  • Please join the Mines Natural Resources and Energy Policy and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Will Toor, Executive Director, Colorado Energy Office, presenting a seminar live in CoorsTek Science and Engineering Center, 140 (Studio), or virtual titled Achieving Climate Goals: Colorado’s GHG Roadmap.  For more details follow this link. March 17, 2022.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Randy Bell, Senior Director and Richard Morningstar Chair for Global Energy Security, Atlantic Council, presenting a virtual seminar titled Energy Politics.  For more details follow this link.  March 15, 2022.
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  • Please join IHS Market and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Dr. Morgan D. Bazilian, Director, Payne Institute for Public Policy, presenting at CERA Week 2022 in Houston, TX.  For more details follow this link.  March 9, 2022.
  • Please join the Center for Western Priorities and Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Payne Program Manager Brad Handler presenting a virtual seminar titled U.S. Oil Industry Activity Levels and Recent Oil and Natural Gas Prices.  For more details follow this link. March 9, 2022.
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  • Please join the Humanities, Arts, & Social SciencesNREP, and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as presenting a seminar titled Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine: History, Energy, and Cybersecurity. For more details follow this link.  March 3, 2022.
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  • Payne Institute Director Morgan Bazilian along with Shalanda Baker, Deputy Director for the Energy Justice Office of Economic Impact and Diversity at the US Department of Interior, addressed the 2022 Fellowship Recruitments of the Clean Energy Leadership Institute in a private event. March 2, 2022.
  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Fellow Arvind Ravikumar, Research Associate Professor, Hildebrand Department of Petroleum and Geosystems Engineering, University of Texas – Austin​, presenting a virtual seminar titled Can We Finally Solve the Methane Challenge? For more details follow this link. March 1, 2022.
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  • Please join us for the inaugural Mines Methane Symposium – Issues and Opportunities held virtually, bringing together thought leaders from industry, academia, think tanks, and U.S. state and federal government, as well as foreign government leaders on the economic, policy and technology issues and opportunities related to addressing methane emissions.  For more details follow this link. February 17, 2022
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  • Please join the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative, EnerCom and Mines Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center as they welcome Keynote speaker Payne Institute Director Morgan Bazilian for The Energy Venture Investment Summit. For more details follow this link. February 16 and Thursday, February 17, 2022.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Colorado Senator Chris Hansen, Senate District 31, presenting a virtual seminar titled Colorado Energy Policy: Trends and Options for the Future.  For more details follow this link. February 8, 2022.
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  • Please join the Mines Investment Club and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Brad Handler, Payne Institute Research Associate, presenting a virtual seminar titled Introduction to the Role of Sell-Side Equity Research.  For more details follow this link. February 7, 2022.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Deb Chattopadhyay, Leader, Power System Planning Group, World Bank, presenting a virtual seminar titled Regional Integration of Power Systems: Issues and Case Studies on Economic Benefits of Interconnection.  For more details follow this link. February 1, 2022.
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  • Please join the Energy for Growth Hub and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Brad Handler, Payne Institute Research Associate, presenting a virtual seminar titled How Public Funders can Help Take Coal Offline Ahead of Schedule and Promote a Just Transition in Low-Income and Emerging Economies.  For more details follow this link. January 27, 2022.
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  • Please join the World Bank and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Morgan Bazilian, Director, Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines, presenting a virtual seminar titled What’s Next with Green Finance and Carbon Markets? For more details follow this link. January 27, 2022.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Bryan Hannegan, President and CEO, Holy Cross Energy, presenting a virtual seminar titled Our Journey to 100% Clean Energy.  For more details follow this link. January 18, 2022.
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  • Please join Our Energy Policy and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Morgan D. Bazilian, Director Payne Institute, presenting a virtual seminar titled Critical Minerals: America’s Achilles’ Heel?   For more details follow this link.  January 12, 2022.
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2021 Events Archive 

  • Please join the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome moderators Mark Deinert and Morgan Bazilian with Shannon Bragg-Sitton, John Jackson, Ken Darlington, Cristian Rabiti, Jonathan Hackett, Briana Gunn, Don Strickland, Alice Wong, and Scott Melbye, presenting a virtual seminar titled Microreactors to Meet ESG Goals in Mining Operations.  Individual presentations will be followed by a roundtable discussion. For more details follow this link. December 15, 2021.
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  • The Payne Institute Faculty Fellow Dr. Ian Lange is speaking at a private event for the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency in the Department of Treasury on the Implications of the Energy Transition on Fossil-Fuel Producing Communities on Tuesday, December 14, 2021.
  • Please join European Space Agency and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Payne Institute Director Dr. Morgan D. Bazilian, presenting a virtual seminar titled The Geopolitics of Energy Transition – Space-based Solar Power for Net Zero.  For more details follow this link. December 9, 2021.
  • Please join REthink Energy and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Director Morgan D. Bazilian presenting a virtual seminar titled International Reflections on the Outcome of COP-26.  For more details follow this link. December 7, 2021.
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  • Please join the 21st Century Energy Transition for the Transformations: Energy, Infrastructure, eMobility Conference.  For more details follow this link. November 18, 2021.
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  • Please join the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Mauricio Gutierrez, President and Chief Executive Officer, NRG Energy, and Mines Alumni, presenting a virtual seminar titled A Conversation on the Clean Energy Transition with Mauricio Gutierrez.  For more details follow this link. November 16, 2021.
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  • Please join the Mines Integrated CCUS Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Michael Turner, Director of Building Innovation & Energy Finance – Colorado Energy Office AND Laura Singer, CCUS Program Manager – Payne Institute for Public Policy presenting a virtual seminar titled Colorado’s CCUS Task Force and Key Policy Recommendations for States.  For more details follow this link. November 16, 2021.
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  • Please join the 21st Century Energy Transition for the Transformations: Energy, Infrastructure, eMobility Conference.  For more details follow this link. November 11, 2021.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Amy Myers Jaffe, Managing Director, Climate Policy Lab and Research Professor at Tufts University’s Fletcher School, presenting a virtual book launch titled Energy’s Digital Future – Harnessing Innovation for American Resilience and National Security.  For more details follow this link.  November 11, 2021.
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  • The Colorado State Land Board welcomed Payne Institute Director Morgan Bazilian at the monthly Land Board meeting, presenting a seminar titled The Energy Mix of the Future – How do oil and gas companies fit into the world energy mix for the next 100 years? November 10, 2021.
  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines and COMET at COP-26 as we welcome Jordy Lee, Program Manager, Supply Chain Transparency Initiative, Payne Institute for Public Policy, presenting a seminar titled A Deep Dive into the COMET Framework at COP-26.  For more details follow this link. November 5, 2021.
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  • Please join the 21st Century Energy Transition for the Transformations: Energy, Infrastructure, eMobility Conference.  For more details follow this link.  November 4, 2021.
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  • Please join the Mines Integrated CCUS Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines for a Colorado Carbon Capture Use and Sequestration (CCUS) Task Force Virtual Public Engagement Session.  For full details follow this link. November 3, 2021.
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  • Please join the Mines Faculty Senate for their Distinguished Lecture Series as they welcome Payne Institute Faculty Fellow Dr. Carolyn Koh, William K. Coors Distinguished Professor, Chemical and Biological Engineering, presenting a virtual seminar titled The Promise and Challenges of Gas Hydrates.  For more details follow this link. October 28, 2021.
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  • Please join the Mining Engineering Department at the Colorado School of Mines as they welcome Payne Institute Faculty Fellow Dr. H. Şebnem Düzgün, Professor and Fred Banfield Distinguished Endowed Chair of the Mining Engineering Department at the Colorado School of Mines presenting a live and virtual seminar titled Big Data and AI in Mine Safety.  For more details follow this link. October 27, 2021.
  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines and Virginia Tech as we welcome Gosia Nowakowska-Miller, Allison Forrest, Kristi Disney Bruckner, Allison Coppel, and Sharon Flynn presenting a seminar titled ESG in the Field.  For full details follow this link. October 26 from noon-2pm MT.  This event will not be recorded.
  • Please join World Learning Inc. as they welcome Payne Institute Faculty Fellow Dr. Ian Lange, Associate Professor Economics and Business, and Director of the Mineral and Energy Economics program at Mines, presenting a keynote on Critical Minerals.  October 20, 2021.
  • Please join the Mining Engineering Department at the Colorado School of Mines as they welcome Faculty Fellow Dr. Ian Lange, Associate Professor Economics and Business, and Director of the Mineral and Energy Economics program at Mines presenting a live and virtual seminar titled Mining Policy from an Insiders Prospective.  For full details follow this link.  October 20, 2021.
  • Please join the Atlantic Council and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Director Dr. Morgan Bazilian, Advisory Council member for the Veterans Energy Initiative, presenting a webinar titled Geopolitics of the Energy Transition.  Tuesday, October 19, 2021.
  • Please join the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Allyson Anderson Book, Vice President of Energy Transition, Baker Hughes, presenting a virtual seminar titled Sustainability and the Supply Chain.  For more details follow this link. October 14, 2021.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Dr. Stephen Hammer, Advisor, Global Partnerships and Strategy, World Bank Climate Change Group, presenting a virtual seminar titled Mind the Gap – Finding the Trillions Needed for Global Climate Action.  For more details follow this link. October 7, 2021.
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  • Please join the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Matt Gallagher, Mines Alumni, Founder, President & Chief Executive Officer, Greenlake Energy Ventures, presenting a virtual seminar titled The Fossil Future – Where Does Old Fossil Fit in a Low Carbon Future.  For more details follow this link. October 1, 2021.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines and Virginia Tech as we welcome Fellow Rod Eggert, Professor, Viola Vestal Coulter Foundation Chair in Mineral Economics, Deputy Director of Critical Materials Institute, presenting a virtual seminar titled Critical Mineral and Sustainable Development.  For more details follow this link. September 28, 2021.
  • Please join the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Lawrence Jones, Vice President, International Programs at the Edison Electric Institute, presenting a virtual seminar titled Pathways to Resilient Energy Infrastructures for a Net Zero World. For more details follow this link.  September 16, 2021.
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  • Please join the Instytut Polityki Energetycznej and  Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Payne Institute Director Morgan Bazilian, presenting a virtual seminar titled Critical Minerals at the 6th Scientific Conference – Energy Security – Pillars and Development Perspective 2021. For more details follow this link.  September 13, 2021.
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  • Please join the ISME 2021 and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Dr. Christopher Elvidge, Senior Research Associate, Payne Institute Earth Observation Group, presenting a virtual seminar titled Shining a Light on a Dark Ocean – All Domain Remote Sensing.  For more details follow this link. September 9, 2021.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Colorado State Senator Chris Hansen, Senate District 31, presenting a virtual seminar titled Colorado’s Energy Landscape with Chris Hansen. For more details follow this link.  September 9, 2021.
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  • Please join the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome moderators Mark Deinert and Morgan Bazilian with panelists Daniel Kammen, John Kotek, Allison Macfarlane, Rachel Slaybaugh, and Frank N. von Hippel, presenting a virtual seminar titled The Role of Nuclear Power in Addressing Climate Change. For more details follow this link.   August 27, 2021.  Individual presentation from the panelists will be followed by a roundtable discussion.
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  • Please join the COGA Energy SummitMines Integrated CCUS Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Payne Institute Program Manager Laura Singer presenting a seminar titled Mitigating GHGs – Challenges, Opportunities and a Realistic Path Forward. For more details follow this link. August 24, 2021.
  • Please join the Atlantic Council and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Director Dr. Morgan Bazilian, presenting a webinar titled Geopolitics of the Energy Transition.  For more details follow this link. The 2021 Advanced Energy Week is Monday, August 2 – Friday, August 6, 2021. Dr. Morgan Bazilian is speaking from 2:00pm – 4:00pm MT on Wednesday, August 4, 2021.
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  • Please join the United States Energy Association as they welcome Faculty Fellow Dr. Roderick G. Eggert,  Professor, Viola Vestal Coulter Foundation Chair in Mineral Economics, Deputy Director of the Critical Materials Institute, presenting a webinar titled Mineral Resources for the Energy Transition: Research Needs for Assuring a Resilient Supply Chain.  For more details follow this link. August 2 – Tuesday, August 3, 2021.
  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Fellow Michael Cohen, Chief U.S. Economist and Head of Oil Analysis at bp, discussing the 70th bp Statistical Review of World Energy.  For more details follow this link. July 29, 2021.
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  • Please join the Resilient Infrastructure + Security Energy Consortium (RISE) and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Director Dr. Morgan Bazilian, presenting a webinar titled Supply Chain + Critical Materials Security. For more details follow this link. July 28, 2021.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines and the Intergovernmental Forum on Mining, Minerals, Metals and Sustainable Development as we welcome Director Morgan Bazilian, presenting a webinar titled Critical Minerals in the Americas: Understanding the Opportunity. For more details follow this link. July 27, 2021.
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  • Please join the UNSA and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines presenting a webinar titled the Center for Training and Management in Conflict Resolution over Natural Resources from UNSA.  For more details follow this link. June 23, 2021.
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  • Please join Sustainable Energy for All and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Todd Moss, Executive Director, Energy for Growth Hub, Katie Auth, Policy Director, Energy for Growth Hub, Mines PhD Student John Ayaburi, Payne Institute Director Morgan Bazilian, and Greer Gosnell, Senior Research Associate, Payne Institute presenting a webinar titled New Metrics for Energy Access.  For more details follow this link. June 22, 2021.
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  • The Canadian American Business Council and our partners the Battery Materials and Technology Coalition, the Payne Institute of the Colorado School of Mines, and the Province of Québec invite you to a roundtable discussion on Canada-U.S. collaboration on critical minerals processing. Joining the roundtable is Payne Faculty Fellow Dr. Ian Lange, Director, Mineral and Energy Economics Program at Colorado School of Mines. For more details follow this link.  June 17, 2021.
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  • Please join the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative for an evening with John Bradford, Mines’ Vice President for Global Initiatives, discussing the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative.  For more details follow this link. June 16, 2021.
  • Please join the Peruvian Engineers Association and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Director Morgan Bazilian, presenting a webinar titled Mineral Foundations of the Energy Transition.  For more details follow this link.  June 9, 2021.
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  • The Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines and the Kansas City Federal Reserve Board welcome Fellow Brad Handler presenting a private webinar titled U.S. Oil & Gas Adapts to Climate Change.  For more details follow this link. June 3, 2021.
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  • Please join the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Susan Shannon, Vice President Government Relations, International Organizations and Policy, Shell, presenting a webinar titled Powering Progress.  For more details follow this link. May 20, 2021.
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  • Please join the Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory and Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines for the 21st Century Energy Transition Symposium as we welcome Deputy Director Greg Clough for a webinar titled Supply Chain Transparency. For more details follow this link.  May 14, 2021.
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  • Please join Energy vs. Climate and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Thomas Koch Blank,senior principal at RMI, presenting a webinar titled Decarbonizing Heavy Industry.  For more details follow this link. May 6, 2021.
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  • Please join the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Roger Duncan, retired Research Fellow at the Energy Institute at the University of Texas, Austin, and General Manager of Austin Energy, and Dr. Michael E. Webber, Chief Science and Technology Officer at ENGIE, and Josey Centennial Professor in Energy Resources at the University of Texas, Austin, presenting a webinar book launch for Future of Buildings, Transportation, and Power.  For more details follow this link. May 5, 2021.
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  • Please join the Colorado Energy Research Collaboratory and Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines for the 21st Century Energy Transition Symposium as we welcome Program Manager Jordy Lee for a webinar titled Clean Energy Investment: How Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) is Playing a Big Role. For more details follow this link.  May 4, 2021.
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  • Please join the Canadian Renewable Energy Association and Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Dr. Sara Hastings-Simon, Payne Institute Senior Research Associate, presenting a webinar titled Exploring Opportunities for Green Hydrogen.  For more details follow this link. April 29, 2021.
  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Eric Blank, Chairman, Colorado Public Utilities Commission, presenting a webinar titled Colorado Clean Energy Policy: A Regulatory View.  For more details follow this link. April 27, 2021.
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  • Please join the Embassy of Canada and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as Dr. Morgan Bazilian, Director, moderates a webinar titled Delivering Climate Ambition.  For more details follow this link. April 27, 2021.
  • Please join CNBC and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as our Director Dr. Morgan Bazilian discusses President Biden’s Climate Summit.  For more details follow this link. April 22, 2021.
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  • Please join the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Vice Admiral Dennis McGinn, U.S. Navy, Retired, presenting a webinar titled Climate Change and National Security: The Need to Address a Growing Global Threat.  For full details follow this link. April 22, 2021.
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  • Please join Energy vs. Climate and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Ken Caldeira, Gates Ventures, presenting a webinar titled What Can We Know About Energy Futures? For full details follow this link. April 22, 2021.
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  • Please join the Atlantic Council and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Director Morgan Bazilian speaking at a webinar titled Sustainable Minerals for the Energy Transition.  For full details follow this link.  April 21, 2021.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Fellow Dustin Mulvaney, Professor in the Environmental Studies Department at San José State University (SJSU), presenting a webinar titled Circular Economies to Decarbonize Electricity and Mobility.  For full details follow this link.  April 20, 2021.
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  • Please join the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Jeffrey Ackermann, former Chairman, Colorado Public Utilities Commission presenting a webinar titled Public Policy, Public Utilities and (Regulatory) Pursuit of the Public Interest.  For full details follow this link. April 15, 2021.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Dr. Neil Fromer, Executive Director, Programs, Resnick Sustainability Institute, California Institute of Technology, presenting a webinar titled Decarbonizing Industrial Production.  For more details follow this link. April 13, 2021.
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  • Please join the American Association of Geographers and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Dr. Tilottama Ghosh, Payne Institute Earth Observation Group Research Associate, presenting a webinar titled Using Building Volume Per Capita (BVPC) to Assess Spatial Inequality in Denver and Surrounding Counties.  For full details follow this link.  April 10, 2021.
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  • Please join Energy vs. Climate and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Amy Meyers Jaffe, Research Professor and Managing Director of the Climacy Lab at Tufts University, presenting a webinar titled Decarbonizing Transportation. For more details follow this link.  April 8, 2021.
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  • Please join the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Dr. Paula Gant, PhD., Senior Vice President, Strategy and Innovation, Gas Technology Institute (GTI), presenting a webinar titled Managing Carbon, Growing Economies: Ambition. Innovation. Scale. Collaboration. All Required. For more details follow this link.  April 8, 2021.
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  • Please join the Inter-American Development Bank and the  Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Dr. Sara Hastings-Simon, Senior Research Associate, presenting a webinar titled Argentina’s Lithium Strategy.  For more details follow this link. April 7, 2021.
  • Please join the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Eamon Ryan T.D, Minister for the Environment, Climate and Communications and Minister for Transport, Ireland, presenting a webinar titled Ireland’s Climate Change Strategy. For more details follow this link. April 7, 2021.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Andrew L. Spielman, Shareholder, Brownstein Hyatt Farber & Schreck, LLP, presenting a webinar titled Colorado’s Energy Future: Are We There Yet?  For more details follow this link.  April 6, 2021.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines and the Getches-Wilkinson Center, CU Law School, as we welcome Phil Weiser, Colorado Attorney General, Sharon Jacobs, Associate Professor and Board Member of the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment, University of Colorado Law School, and Payne Institute Director Morgan Bazilian, presenting a webinar titled A Conversation on Energy and Climate with Colorado Attorney General Phil Weiser.  For more details follow this link. March 26, 2021.
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  • Please join the Mines Integrated CCUS Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome moderator John Bradford, Vice President for Global Initiatives, Colorado School of Mines, and Manika Prasad, Professor Geophysics, presenting a webinar titled CCUS @ Mines Research Showcase.  For more details follow this link. March 25, 2021.  Various Colorado School of Mines researchers will be presenting.
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    Brandon Dugan presentation notes
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  • Please join the Calgary Climate Symposium as they welcome Payne Institute Senior Research Associate Dr. Sara Hastings-Simon, David Keith, and Ed Whittingham, on the Energy vs. Climate series for a webinar titled Rebuilding Alberta’s Energy Sector.  For more details follow this link. March 25, 2021.
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  • Please join the FGL Society and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Senior Research Associate Dr. Sara Hastings-Simon, presenting a webinar titled Climate Emergency and Canada’s Energy Future.  For more details follow this link. March 24, 2021.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Governor Bill Ritter, Jr., Former Colorado Governor and Director of the Center for the New Energy Economy at Colorado State University, presenting a webinar titled The Energy Transition and Public Policy.  For more details follow this link. March 23, 2021.
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  • Please join the Mines Integrated CCUS Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Dr. Jennifer Wilcox, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Fossil Energy, U.S. Department of Energy, presenting a webinar titled The Role of Carbon Capture in Helping to Meet Climate Goals.  For full details follow this link. March 22, 2021.
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  • Please join the Mines Integrated CCUS Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Keynote Speakers Doug Conquest, Vice President, Oxy Low Carbon Ventures Services, and Charlene Russell, Chief Commercial Officer, Carbon America, presenting at the Mines CCUS Expo.  For full details follow this link.  March 18 and Friday, March 19, 2021.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Fellow Alex Gilbert, Project Manager, Nuclear Innovation Alliance, presenting a webinar titled Governance of Nuclear Energy in a Carbon-Constrained World. For full details follow this link.  March 16, 2021.
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  • Please join the Mines Integrated CCUS Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Lee Beck, CCUS Policy Innovation Director, Clean Air Task Force, Samantha McCulloch, Head of CCUS Unit, International Energy Agency, and Michael Weiner, Associate Director, Carbon Utilization Research Council, presenting a webinar titled Policy Perspective for CCUS. For full details follow this link. March 11, 2021.
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    Presentation Notes – McCulloch
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  • Please join Payne Institute Senior Research Associate Dr. Sara Hastings-Simon, David Keith, and Ed Whittingham, on the Energy vs. Climate series for a webinar titled Solar in Alberta: What Does it Look Like and How Do We Manage It? For full details follow this link. March 5, 2021.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome George Sparks, President and CEO of the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, presenting a webinar titled Merit and Equity in a Capitalist Meritocracy. For full details follow this link. March 4, 2021.
    George Sparks recommended reading list
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  • The Payne Institute for Public Policy, Mines DI&A, and Mines Athletics are pleased to host a webinar book launch featuring Johnnie Johnson and Dr. Michael E. Webber on their new collaboration “From Athletics to Engineering: 8 Ways to Support Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for All.” For full details follow this link. March 3, 2021.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Fellow Dr. Costa Samaras, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, presenting a webinar titled Assessing U.S. Passenger Vehicle Decarbonization Under Electrification and Automation Uncertainty.  For full details follow this link. March 2, 2021.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines and the Getches-Wilkinson Center, CU Law School, as we welcome Eric Blank, Chair, Colorado Public Utilities Commission, Julie Murphy, Director, Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission, Sharon Jacobs, Associate Professor and Board Member of the Getches-Wilkinson Center for Natural Resources, Energy, and the Environment, University of Colorado Law School, and Payne Institute Director Morgan Bazilian, presenting a webinar titled Energy and Climate Law and Policy in Colorado.  For full details follow this link. February 26, 2021.
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  • Please join the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Christopher Smith, Senior Vice President, Policy, Government and Public Affairs, Cheniere, presenting a webinar titled The Role of Natural Gas in the Clean Energy Economy of the Future.  For full details follow this link. February 25, 2021.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Advisory Board Member David Victor,  Professor; Center for Global Transformation Endowed Chair in Innovation and Public Policy and Co-director, Laboratory on International Law and Regulation, and Danny Cullenward, Policy Director at CarbonPlan and lecturer at Stanford Law School, presenting a webinar on their new book titled Making Climate Policy Work.  For full details follow this link. February 23, 2021.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Ambassador Samantha Power, Former U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and author of The Education of an Idealist, for a webinar conversation.  For full details follow this link. February 16, 2021.
  • Please join Payne Institute Senior Research Associate Sara Hastings-Simon, David Keith, and Ed Whittingham, as they welcome  guest Laura Lynch of CBC’s What on Earth on the Energy vs. Climate series for a webinar titled Energy, Climate, and the Media: What Gets Lost in Translation.  For full details follow this link. February 16, 2021.
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  • Please join the Institute of Internal Auditors Houston Chapter as they welcome Payne Institute Senior Research Associate Dr. Sara Hastings-Simon, presenting a webinar titled ESG Investing and what it means for the Energy Industry.  For full details follow this link.  February 12, 2021.
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  • Please join the Emerging Markets Investors Alliance as they welcome Payne Institute Program Manager Jordy Lee presenting a webinar titled Extractive Industries: Green Transition in Mining.  For full details follow this link. February 11, 2021 at 9:00am.
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  • Please join the Vienna Energy Forum as they welcome Payne Institute Director Dr. Morgan Bazilian presenting a webinar titled Industry Decarbonisation – Hard to Abate Sectors. For full details follow this link. February 10, 2021.
  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Scot W. Anderson, Energy & Natural Resources Industry Sector, Hogan Lovells, presenting a webinar titled Addressing the Resource Curse.  For full details follow this link.  February 9, 2021.
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  • Please join the Vail Symposium as they welcome Payne Institute Director Morgan Bazilian, presenting a webinar titled Navigating the Energy Transition.  For full details follow this link. February 4, 2021.
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  • Please join Payne Institute Senior Research Associate Sara Hastings-Simon, David Keith, and Ed Whittingham, as they welcome Mark Jaccard, a professor at Simon Fraser University where he currently directs the School of Resource and Environmental Management, presenting a podcast titled Canada’s New Climate Plan.  For full details follow this link. February 4, 2021.
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  • Please join the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Advisory Board Member Dr. Daniel M. Kammen,  Professor of Energy, University of California, Berkeley, presenting a webinar titled Climate Justice and Global Decarbonization.  For full details follow this link. February 4, 2021.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Fellow Dr. Benjamin Gilbert, Assistant Professor of Economics & Business, Colorado School of Mines, presenting a webinar titled Management of Flaring and Methane Emissions from the Oil & Gas Sector: Incentives and Constraints. For full details follow this link. February 2, 2021.
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  • Please join Baker Hughes as they welcome Payne Institute Director Morgan Bazilian, presenting a webinar for their Annual Meeting.  For full details follow this link. February 1, 2021.
  • Please join the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome J.W. Postal, CEO & Founder at Nikola Power, presenting a webinar titled Mitigating Climate Change with Artificial Intelligence. For full details follow this link.  January 28, 2021.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Fellow Dr. Roderick G. Eggert, Professor, Viola Vestal Coulter Foundation Chair in Mineral Economics, Deputy Director of Critical Materials Institute, Colorado School of Mines, presenting a webinar titled US Public Policy Toward Critical Materials – Neoliberalism, Industrial Policy, and a Bit of History.  For full details follow this link. January 26, 2021.
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  • Please join the Rockefeller Foundation as they welcome Fellow Todd Moss, Executive Director, Energy for Growth Hub, presenting a webinar titled Raising Energy Ambitions: The Modern Energy Minimum.  For full details follow this link. January 26, 2021.
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  • Please join the Mines Global Energy Future Initiative and the Payne Institute for Public Policy as we welcome Daniel Yergin, Vice Chairman at IHS Markit, presenting at webinar on his new book titled THE NEW MAP – Energy, Climate, and the Clash of Nations. For full details follow this link. January 21, 2021.
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  • Please join CleanTech Forum San Francisco as they welcome Payne Institute Senior Research Associate Dr. Sara Hastings-Simon presenting a webinar titled Betting on Hydrogen – but How Much is Hype? For full details follow this link. January 20, 2021.
  • Please join the Denver Council on Foreign Relations as they welcome Payne Institute Director Morgan D. Bazilian presenting a webinar titled Critical Minerals & U.S. National Security.   For full details follow this link. January 19, 2021.
  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Alice K. Jackson, President, Xcel Energy – Colorado, presenting at webinar titled Considerations in Building an Economic Low Carbon Electric System.  For full details follow this link. January 19, 2021.
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  • Payne Institute Director Morgan Bazilian is presenting at the Atlantic Council private workshop focused on the geopolitics of critical mineral supply chains organized on the sidelines of the Global Energy Forum, part of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. For full details follow this link.  January 18, 2021.
  • Please join Colorado Governor Jared Polis sharing an update on Colorado’s Greenhouse Gas Pollution Reduction Roadmap. Gov. Polis will be joined by members of the General Assembly, the clean energy and utility sector, and members of his Cabinet. For full details follow this link. January 14, 2021.
  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Fellow Eirik Wærness, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist, Equinor, presenting at webinar titled Equinor Energy Perspectives – Long-Term Macro and Energy Market Outlook. For full details follow this link. January 14, 2021.
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  • Please join The Gulf Intelligence “Global” UAE Energy Forum 2021 as they welcome Payne Institute Director Dr. Morgan Bazilian presenting a webinar titled How Can Biden Reposition the US as a Climate Leader in his First 100 Days in Office? For full details follow this link.  January 13, 2021.
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  • Please join the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines as we welcome Dr. Corby Anderson, Harrison-Western Professor, Associate Director, Kroll Institute for Extractive Metallurgy, Colorado School of Mines, presenting a webinar titled Innovation in Mineral Processing and Extractive Metallurgy in the Production of High Tech and Critical Metals. For full details follow this link.  January 7, 2021.
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  • Please join the American Economic Association as they welcome Dr. Morgan Bazilian, Director of the Payne Institute of Public Policy, presenting a webinar titled Flaring in a Global Context.  For full details follow this link. January 4, 2021.

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