What are "the motivations for organizations to build and certify green and why we might expect Georgia Tech’s demonstration project to begin market transformation in the building and construction industry." Read more here.
Last Friday (June 1, 2018) was the one year anniversary of President Donald Trump’s decision to pull out of the Paris Climate Accord. Since then, many states and cities have said they will continue to honor the agreement. Here in Georgia, a new consortium of university researchers is working to address the state’s most pertinent climate-related issues — it’s called the Georgia Climate Project, and it just published it’s first ‘roadmap’ for addressing climate change.
Marilyn Brown and Dan Matisoff from the Climate and Energy Policy Lab, with other researchers from across Georgia published an article in the Environmental Management Journal outlining Climate Research Priorities for policy-makers, practitioners, and scientists in Georgia.
Georgia Tech Alumni’s AI-Based Energy Grid Modeling Platform is Helping Atlanta Planners Convert the City to Renewable Energy. Read the entire article here: https://www.iac.gatech.edu/news-events/features/Georgia-Tech-Greenlink-clean-energy-consulting-firm
Ross Beppler is a Ph.D. student in the Climate and Energy Policy Laboratory in Georgia Tech's School of Public Policy. His goal is to contribute to future energy policy. The Georgia native's research looks at distributed solar, electricity rate design, and the interaction of human behavior and energy use.
Congratulations to our undergraduates Mary Elizabeth Burke (BS Public Policy) and Soobin Oh (BS Economics) for representing the Ivan Allen College this week at the Georgia Tech IDEaS Industry Day.
by Professor Marilyn A. Brown
Liz Noll, a CEPL alum, weighed in on the proposed DOE budget cuts for Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, noting that gutting EERE funding is “like stopping research in home-movie technology after the VCR". Read the full article here: https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/official-clean-energy-funding-should-be-cut-for-exceeding-goals#gs.ZI_mrQs
An affiliate of the United Nations has recognized a new Regional Center of Expertise in metro Atlanta as just the sixth such regional sustainability network in the United States. The RCE Greater Atlanta aims to advance education for sustainable development related to the U.N.
Dr. Marilyn Brown was quoted in an article called Climate Change Will Always Hurt Poor People the Most by Ryan F. Mandelbaum. Click here to read the full article: https://gizmodo.com/climate-change-will-always-hurt-poor-people-the-most-1797915374.