President Biden's cancellation of Keystone XL pipeline approval may've gotten US-Canada climate and energy relations off to a rocky start. But Biden's bold climate agenda could help both countries build a stronger, cleaner North American economy and drive global progress, argue Brian Murray & Stewart Elgie in the Toronto Star.
The Joe Biden-Kamala Harris Administration is poised to enter office on the back of an ambitious climate agenda, departing from four years in which the White House was largely indifferent or even antagonistic to climate priorities. On the surface, the Biden-Harris climate agenda sends powerful signals to the international community, to business and to sub-national governments. Beneath the surface, the agenda will face a number of challenges to implementation. So what can we expect to see in the Biden-Harris Administration’s first year? This webinar will take place at 1 pm ET. This event is sponsored by the Duke University Energy Initiative and the Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions.
Employers, the Energy Internship Program makes it easy for you to find a whip-smart, motivated Duke University intern, a self-starter who’s eager to learn and contribute to your organization. Our talent pool includes undergraduate and graduate students in many degree programs, including business, engineering, environmental management, law, policy, the sciences, and more. All benefit from Duke’s interdisciplinary approach to energy, which encourages systemic thinking and hones students’ problem-solving skills.
Today the Energy Data Analytics Lab at Duke University announced the winners of the Lightning Talks Competition at the Energy Data Analytics Symposium (Dec. 8-9, 2020). The competition highlights research by emerging scholars in energy data analytics, attracted 21 entries from 12 universities and organizations.
The Jefferson Science Associates (JSA) has announced the award for ten graduate fellowships to doctoral students for the 2020-2021 academic year, including Duke's Andrew Smith (a Ph.D. student in Physics). The fellowships will support students' advanced studies at their universities and research at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) nuclear physics laboratory managed and operated by JSA.
President-elect Joe Biden has signaled that mitigating climate change will be among his key priorities. What high-impact actions & avenues could help the new administration gain momentum? Dr. Brian Murray shares insights in Forbes.
Scientists, engineers, policymakers, and activists are grappling with anthropogenic climate change and generating solutions to halt its progress.
During the Oct. 2020 U.S. presidential debate, President Trump “argued that renewable energy is too expensive, wouldn’t power up America’s ‘beautiful factories,’ and is bad for birds.” Writing for Forbes, Duke University Energy Initiative director Dr. Brian Murray comments, “In addition to being seriously outdated, this view flies in the face of capital flows in the energy sector.”
Curious about experts’ takes on resilience & upheaval in the energy industry? Care about climate issues? Looking to expand your network? Check out the Duke University Energy Conference and other free virtual events during the fifth annual Energy Week at Duke (Nov. 9-12, 2020).
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