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Jun 15 2020 | Posted In: News
In an article by Nicholas Muller and Daniel Raimi in Resources magazine, they discuss the paper from the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences called, “Fine particulate matter damages and value added in the US economy" authored Nicholas Z.
May 11 2020 | Forbes | Posted In: News
Costa Samaras at Carnegie Mellon University and Inês Azevedo at Stanford University are quoted in Forbes article by Jeff McMahon regarding the Power Sector Carbon Index, which track the CO2 emissions of the U.S. power sector. The Power Sector Carbon Index shows that  carbon intensity of the U.S.
May 11 2020 | Posted In: News
Studies have been exploring the connection between reducing climate-warming emissions and healthier air, and how that plays out at a local level. But Brian Sergi, Inês Azevedo and colleagues wanted to take an even more granular, county-by-county approach to assess how a combined climate-and-health-...
May 6 2020 | Ideas for India | Posted In: News
The economic impacts of Covid-19 in India are likely to be quite steep. Madalsa Singh and Aniruddh Mohan contend that any stimulus package to restart the economy has to be ‘green’; it must encourage an economic path that reduces the carbon intensity of the economy, instead of propping up business...
May 1 2020 | Foreign Affairs | Posted In: News
When it comes to the precise technological makeup of a future decarbonized economy, expert opinions diverge. Engineers and economists, for the most part, imagine solutions that bundle several approaches, with both CCS and nuclear power acting as important complements to renewables.Political...


Dec 30 2019 | Forbes | Posted In: News
U.S. farms cost the economy more in health and environmental damage than they contribute to the economy, according to a recent study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of the Sciences (PNAS). For 20 economic sectors, the study compares the cost of premature deaths from particulate air...
Nov 5 2019 | Posted In: Media
Inês Azevedo's current and former students of meet up at this year's USAEE conference in Denver!
Medium- and heavy-duty trucks, motor coaches, and transit buses - collectively, "medium- and heavy-duty vehicles", or MHDVs - are used in every sector of the economy. The fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions of MHDVs have become a focus of legislative and regulatory action in the past few...
Aug 12 2019 | Posted In: News
An article by Marika Yang of Carnegie Mellon University, explores a recent study by EPP/MechE’s Jeremy Michalek, Inês Azevedo and Alan Jenn which analyzes federal and state policies on electric cars and reveals the peculiar relationship between the policies that leads to counterintuitive
Mar 19 2019 | Posted In: News
In an article by Adam Dove of Carnegie Mellon, he discusses the work of PhD student, Brian Sergi, in the Department of Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University, along with Professors Alex Davis, Stanford University's


Aug 28 2018 | Posted In: News
In an article by Sam Jarman of Physics World, experts Brock Glasgo, Inês Lima Azevedo and Chris Hendrickson agree that a widespread adoption of direct current (DC) power
Jun 6 2018 | Posted In: News
In the article A fork in the road for U.S. power, Ben Geman of Axios discusses the nationwide trend toward a lower-carbon mix, while the Trump administration is preparing steps that would halt coal's decline.
May 15 2018 | Posted In: News
In the article by David Roberts of Vox, Roberts discusses the secret behind energy storage in the US. "The way it’s typically used in the US today, it enables more fossil-fueled energy and higher carbon emissions. Emissions are higher today than they would have been if no storage had ever been...
Apr 5 2018 | Posted In: News
In the latest paper Estimation of the year-on-year volatility and unpredictability of the United States energy system by Carnegie Mellon University PhD student, Evan Sherwin, CEO of Lumina Decision Systems and Adjunct Faculty, Max Henrion, and Inês Azevedo
Feb 13 2018 | Posted In: Media
Inês Azevedo has been appointed to the Editorial Committee of the Annual Reviews of Environment and Resources (ARER). To learn more about the journal click here.