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Oct10
2019

A Well-Deserved Nobel Prize

Oscar Serpell
The 2019 Nobel prize in chemistry goes to three chemists whose impact on global energy systems is only beginning to be felt. 
Oct03
2019

Four Decades of Navigating Climate Politics

Mollie Simon
Speakers Rafe Pomerance and David Roberts discussed the history of climate action, and inaction, in the United States.
Sep30
2019

Florida Will Be The First State to Swing On Climate

Andy Stone
With rising seas a doorstep reality in Florida, the political swing state will be the first to swing on climate change.
Sep26
2019

The Real Fukushima: Exploring Fukushima with The Green Program

Anderson Myers
The Fukushima nuclear disaster changed Japan's energy landscape and relationship to nuclear power. Through the GREEN Program, students are given the opportunity to learn on the ground about rebuilding efforts and the future of energy in the region.
Sep09
2019

My Internship at Solarize Philly: Making it Easy and Affordable for Philadelphians to Go Solar

Frances Kane
Through her internship with Philadelphia Energy Authority, Frances Kane encouraged Philadelphians to explore solar energy. Read about why 2019 is truly the year to go solar.
Sep04
2019

Nord Stream 2: Energy Security for Europe or Prelude to Russian Aggression in the Baltic?

Anna Mikulska and Robert Hamilton
An exploration of the NordStream2 pipeline and its implications for security in the Baltic region.
Aug27
2019

My Experience at EPA as an Emergency Management Intern

Nicholas Zhu
While FEMA receives most of the national spotlight, student Nicholas Zhu learned that EPA plays a significant role in national emergency response initiatives, which often involve the containment of energy resources such as oil or radioactive matter.
Aug27
2019

In Poland, the Nuclear Option Is Still on the Table

Anna Mikulska & Wojciech Jakóbik
Could nuclear power generation be a fit for Poland? And what role could the U.S. could play.
Aug21
2019

U.S. Sanctions Against Nord Stream 2 Pipeline: Strategic Hit Or Miss?

Anna Mikulska
Here's a look at the geopolitical pros and cons of proposed sanctions on Nord Stream 2. In short, the cons are quite high. Best to explore some other options.
Aug12
2019

Teeming with Carbon Taxes

Mollie Simon
There has been a flurry of carbon tax bills introduced in Congress this term from members on both sides of the aisle. How do these bills compare and will any of them become law?

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