Energy Policy

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Oil and gas development has increased substantially in the United States over the past decade, largely due to production from low-porosity rock formations subjected to hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling. This rapid growth has created a variety of opportunities and challenges for local governments across the country. Experts at this seminar will explore the key issues facing local governments in this new era. RFF’s Alan Krupnick will describe RFF’s Community Impacts Initiative.

May
09
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Please join the Abrams Sustainability Program in welcoming Dr. Simon Nicholson of American University, to speak on "Can we engineer the climate?  Should we?"

Apr
06
4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

The Erb Institute and School of Natural Resources welcomes Paul Slovic for a very special guest lecture. 

May
10
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Register today for the 2016 Michigan CHP Conference - "Moving to Clean Energy with Combined Heat and Power: Matching CHP Customers to Supplies" 

 

Mar
23
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

The Environment and Water Resources Engineering Department welcomes Dr. Anthony Kovscek, Keleen and Carlton Beal Professor in Energy Resources Engineering, School of Earth, Energy & Environmental Sciences, Stanford University to speak on "CO2- Enhanced Shale Gas or Shale Oil Production".

 

Monday, February 22, 2016

Long ago, in a galaxy far, far away, the news of “collusion” between Russia, Saudi Arabia, Venezuela and Qatar to freeze petroleum production would have been greeted with howls that this was a declaration of economic war. It would have prompted frenzied calls for “Energy Independence” and for dramatic increases in alternative domestic energy supplies, especially in the hyperbole-laden rhetoric of an election year. Ah, but the place was not so far away nor the time so long ago. Every U.S.

Mar
16
5:00 PM to 6:00 PM

Please join the Environmental and Water Resources Engineering Department in welcoming guest speaker Mr. Daniel Raimi, Research Specialist: Energy, Technology, Policy and Economics, The University of Michigan Energy Institute, Ann Arbor, Michigan.

Aug
04
(All day)

The University of Chicago Summer Institute on Sustainability and Energy (SISE) is a two-week intensive workshop and lecture series for students and professionals that will focus on energy-water nexus

Jan
27
2:30 PM to 3:30 PM

In-depth economic analysis of automotive fuel taxes will demonstrate variation in local market conditions drives significant heterogeneity in pass-through.  Ignoring this can lead to mistaken conclusions about the distributional impacts of energy taxes.

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

This October, a large leak was discovered at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility in northwest Los Angeles.

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