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Student Lightning Talks

Hear presentations on energy research from Penn graduate and undergraduate students from across campus.

Governing Net Zero

Visiting Scholar Thomas Hale discusses the next phase of net zero and the governance required to achieve the goals.

Grid Reliability through Clean Energy

Incoming Kleinman Center faculty member Shelley Welton explains why energy governance reform is the key to achieving the dual imperatives of clean energy and grid reliability.

The Emissions Gap: How Far Are We from the Goals of the Paris Agreement?

Are global emissions on track to meet the promises of the Paris Agreement? Anne Olhoff explores where we are headed, where we need to be, and how we get there.

The True Cost of Carbon

Climate economist and author Gernot Wagner discusses the hidden dangers of climate inaction.

Equity, Justice, Democracy: A Clean Energy Future that Benefits All

Visiting Scholar Chandra Farley discusses building a framework for a community-led, equity-centered clean energy transition that prioritizes broader public participation, distribution, and regulation of our energy system.

Accelerating Electrification: Key Policies to Transform Cars and Trucks

Harvard economist James Stock examines which government policies are most effective in accelerating the transition of the light-duty vehicle fleet to electric.

What Matters for Electrification? Evidence from 70 Years of U.S. Home Heating Choices

The energy transition is moving many in the United States towards electric heating systems, with changing energy prices being the biggest factor in household decisions to switch to an electric system. Join Visiting Scholar Lucas Davis for a closer look.