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June 29th, 2010

Thurber quoted in Nature on climate change mitigation potential of natural gas

in the news: Nature News on June 26, 2010

Commenting in Nature magazine, PESD Associate Director Mark Thurber emphasized the key role for natural gas in reducing carbon dioxide emissions, both in the US and in key emerging markets like China.




June 22nd, 2010

Join us at our "Climate Policy Instruments in the Real World" conference

On September 7, 2010, the Program on Energy and Sustainable Development in collaboration with the Stanford University's Graduate School of Business and Stanford Law School hosted an all-day conference on "Climate Policy Instruments in the Real World" in the Bechtel Conference Center. This conference featured presentations by leading researchers on the political, economic, and regulatory challenges associated with major climate policy instruments. +VIDEO+ +AUDIO+ Audio & Video transcripts available +PDF+ 6 presentations, conference agenda available
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May 19th, 2010

PESD Policy Brief: Natural Gas Can Play Key Role If Governments Support It

PESD Associate Director Mark Thurber argues that natural gas, often the neglected stepchild of the climate debate, in fact has the most potential among energy supply options to achieve cost-effective greenhouse gas reductions in the near term. Dramatic advances in techniques for extracting "unconventional gas" could presage a bright future for the fuel, but only if governments do their part to support the expansion of gas demand and associated infrastructure.




May 10th, 2010

PESD Director Frank Wolak travels to the White House for the Energy Innovation Conference

At the request of the Kauffman Foundation, PESD director Frank Wolak compiled a list of state and local regulatory barriers that restrain the commercialization of technologies that would reduce the carbon content of energy services consumed in the United States.




April 22nd, 2010

PESD releases new Working Paper titled "Adapting to Shifting Government Priorities: An Assessment of the Performance and Strategy of India's ONGC

In PESD's Working Paper #91 titled "Adapting to Shifting Government Priorities: An Assessment of the Performance and Strategy of India's ONGC," research fellow Varun Rai attempts to unpack the dynamic between India and its largest state-owned company Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) devoted to exploration and production.




October 26th, 2009

China Dialogue features PESD research on China CCS

in the news: China Dialogue on October 23, 2009

PESD's Research Associate, Gang He, discusses the energy dilemma of doing CCS in China and sets out his technical and policy recommendations for China's adoption of this important technology. +HTML+ +PDF+
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September 28th, 2009

PESD CCS research featured in Science Magazine

in the news: Science Magazine on September 28, 2009

Science Magazine's special CCS issue features PESD researcher Richard Morse, who discusses the state of CCS in China. Read more »




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