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2019: 

  1. Work with B. Sergi, A. Davix, J. Xu, and T. Xian profiled by CMU News: https://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2019/march/china-air-polution.html.


    2018: 

  2. Work with B. Glasgo and C. Hendrickson featured in Physics World online article, through interview with B. Glasgo: https://physicsworld.com/a/experts-agree-on-advantages-of-direct-current-power-in-buildings/

  3. Work with L.H. Kaack, P. Vaishnav, M.G.  Morgan, and S. Rai featured on the Carnegie Mellon College Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation website, through interview with L.H. Kaack and P. Vaishnav: https://www.cmu.edu/energy/news-multimedia/2018/decarbonizing-freight.html

  4. Work with E.D. Sherwin, M. Henrion, and I.L. Azevedo featured on National Public Radio, through interview with I.L. Azevedo. March 27, 2018: https://www.npr.org/2018/03/27/597073578/energy-supplies-and-prices-have-grown-more-unpredictable

  5. Republished by 55 news outlets.    

  6. Work with E.D. Sherwin, M. Henrion, and I.L. Azevedo featured in EE News, through interview with E.D. Sherwin. March 27, 2018:  https://www.eenews.net/greenwire/stories/1060077535

  7. Republished by Governors’ Wind and Solar Energy Coalition

  8. Work with E.D. Sherwin, M. Henrion, and I.L. Azevedo featured Nature Energy News & Views. 

  9. Work with L.H. Kaack, P. Vaishnav, M.G.  Morgan, and S. Rai featured in Axios, through interview with L.H. Kaack and P. Vaishnav. August 24, 2018: https://www.axios.com/newsletters/axios-generate-4f68a98a-7c7e-44be-994b-fb10fa461146.html?chunk=0#story0

  10. Work with B. Sergi, A. Davis and I.L Azevedo featured in Physics World, with quotes from Azevedo and Sergi. March 26, 2018: https://www.nature.com/articles/s41560-018-0127-y

  11. Work with E.D. Sherwin, M. Henrion, and I.L. Azevedo featured in the Yale Environment 360 blog. March 26, 2018: https://e360.yale.edu/digest/u-s-energy-market-has-become-more-unpredictable-in-recent-decades

  12. Republished by Environmental News Network, Canadians for Affordable Energy

  13. Work with E.D. Sherwin, M. Henrion, and I.L. Azevedo featured in Axios. March 26, 2018: https://www.axios.com/energy-market-volatility-difficult-predict-nature-182a9eac-57d8-4ac8-b691-b3a4a72b1f88.htmlAugust 30, 2018: https://physicsworld.com/a/us-customers-prepared-to-pay-40-more-for-cleaner-electricity/


     

2017:

  1. Co-authored statement by CMU’s centre directors regarding the U.S. Paris Agreement withdraw. http://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2017/june/statement-by-center-directors.html

  2. Interview for WESA, Pittsburgh’s NPR stations on PA electricity generation. http://wesa.fm/post/pa-electricity-generation-moving-away-coal-would-it-move-back-under-trump#stream/0

  3. Quoted on Climate Central: http://www.climatecentral.org/news/electricity-carbon-footprint-us-shrinks-21336

  4. Quoted on Pittsburgh next regarding the CMU Carbon Index: http://www.nextpittsburgh.com/environment/power-sector-carbon-index-shows-big-drop-in-co2-emissions-but-more-needs-to-be-done/

  5. Quoted by Union radio, in the Diario de Yucatan, in W Radio, and in La Vanguaria   regarding the Paris Agreement.

http://unionradio.net/salir-del-acuerdo-paris-una-decision-trump-inutil-contraproducente/

http://yucatan.com.mx/internacional/norteamerica/salir-del-acuerdo-paris-una-decision-inutil-contraproducente

http://www.wradio.com.co/noticias/economia/salir-del-acuerdo-de-paris-una-decision-de-trump-inutil-y-contraproducente/20170604/nota/3482825.aspx

http://www.lavanguardia.com/vida/20170604/423192548947/salir-del-acuerdo-de-paris-una-decision-de-trump-inutil-y-contraproducente.html

  1. Work with Brian Sergi discussed in Steinbrenner Video, through interview with B. Sergi: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8_0pXc3JGRg

  2. Volunteer work of Priya Donti featured in Pittsburgh Post Gazette, through interview with P. Donti: http://www.post-gazette.com/local/region/2017/04/03/Donald-Trump-EPA-data-Carnegie-Library-Pittsburgh-Data-Rescue-Pittsburgh/stories/201704030063


     

2016:

  1. Series of radio interviews with the National Public Radio news station WESA under the Scott Energy Institute “Energy Bites” Series from Azevedo and co-authors on our research:

  1. My Ph.D. student Brock Glasgo interview on DC circuits was featured in CIT’s News Section: http://engineering.cmu.edu/media/feature/2016/10_27_acdc_home_energy.html

  2. Work with Brock Glasgo and C. Hendrickson featured on Carnegie Mellon School of Engineering website, through interview with B. Glasgo: https://www.cmu.edu/epp/news/2016/acdc-the-push-for-better-home-energy-e...

  3. My Ph.D. student Long Lam interview on China’s energy system was featured in CIT’s News Section: https://engineering.cmu.edu/media/feature/2016/09_21_lam_china_wind.html

  4. My Ph.D. student Brian Sergi interview on renewable choices was featured in CIT’s News Section: https://engineering.cmu.edu/media/feature/2016/07_21_brian_sergi_electricity.html

  5. My Ph.D. student Evan Sherwin interview on energy forecasts was featured in CIT’s News Section: https://engineering.cmu.edu/media/feature/2016/05_31_sherwin_explores_energy_future.html

  6. Carnegie Mellon University College of Engineering press release for our paper on “Effect of regional grid mix, driving patterns and climate on the comparative carbon footprint of gasoline and plug-in electric vehicles in the United States,” published at Environmental Research Letters: http://engineering.cmu.edu/media/press/2016/04_20_ev_depends_live.html

  7. Carnegie Mellon University’s College of Engineering website interviews authors of Michalek, Jenn, and Azevedo regarding the paper “Alternative fuel vehicle adoption increases fleet gasoline consumption and greenhouse gas emissions under United States corporate average fuel economy policy and greenhouse gas emissions standards,” published in Environmental Science & Technology:

  8. http://engineering.cmu.edu/media/press/2016/03_03_michalek_alternative_fuel.html

  9. Cleantechnica reports on our results from “Alternative fuel vehicle adoption increases fleet gasoline consumption and greenhouse gas emissions under United States corporate average fuel economy policy and greenhouse gas emissions standards,” published in Environmental Science & Technology: https://cleantechnica.com/2016/05/18/alt-fuel-vehicle-incentives-increase-fuel-consumption-emissions-short-term/

  10. Green Car Reports discusses our results from “Alternative fuel vehicle adoption increases fleet gasoline consumption and greenhouse gas emissions under United States corporate average fuel economy policy and greenhouse gas emissions standards,” published in Environmental Science & Technology: http://www.greencarreports.com/news/1103898_buying-an-electric-car-can-increase-fuel-use-allowed-by-cafe-rules

  11. Autocar discusses our results from “Alternative fuel vehicle adoption increases fleet gasoline consumption and greenhouse gas emissions under United States corporate average fuel economy policy and greenhouse gas emissions standards,” published in Environmental Science & Technology: http://www.autoblog.com/2016/04/28/map-carnegie-mellon-location-ev-clean-electric-grid/

  12. Phys.org discusses our results from “Alternative fuel vehicle adoption increases fleet gasoline consumption and greenhouse gas emissions under United States corporate average fuel economy policy and greenhouse gas emissions standards,” published in Environmental Science & Technology: http://phys.org/news/2016-03-federal-policy-reverses-benefits-alternative.html

  13. Chemical & Engineering News discusses our results from “Alternative fuel vehicle adoption increases fleet gasoline consumption and greenhouse gas emissions under United States corporate average fuel economy policy and greenhouse gas emissions standards,” published in Environmental Science & Technology, at: http://cen.acs.org/articles/94/web/2016/03/Incentive-electric-cars-increases-CO2.html

  14. Ars Technica discusses our results from “Alternative fuel vehicle adoption increases fleet gasoline consumption and greenhouse gas emissions under United States corporate average fuel economy policy and greenhouse gas emissions standards,” published in Environmental Science & Technology: http://arstechnica.com/cars/2016/02/could-more-electric-cars-mean-greater-fleet-emissions-and-fuel-consumption/

  15. USA TODAY mentions our results from “Regional variations in the health, environmental, and climate benefits from wind and solar generation,” published in the Proceedings from the National Academy of Sciences: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/2016/09/29/toxic-air-pollution-concentrated-small-number-sites/90846584/

  16. Main Carnegie Mellon University website news on our piece on “Regional variability and uncertainty of electric vehicle life cycle CO2 emissions across the United States,” Environmental Science & Technology: http://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2015/july/greenest-vehicles-by-region.html

  17. Radio interview, 90.5 WESA Pittsburgh, Science Friday, October 2016.


    2015:

  18. Interview and comments featured in a piece on low carbon pathways from Carnegie Mellon TODAY:

http://cmtoday.cmu.edu/energy_publicpolicy/fossil-fuels-final-century/

  1. Green Car Congress discusses our wok on “Comparison of life cycle greenhouse gases from natural gas pathways for light-duty vehicles”, published in Energy & Fuels:

http://www.greencarcongress.com/2015/08/20150821-cmu.html

  1. Futurity reports on our results from “Regional variability and uncertainty of electric vehicle life cycle CO2 emissions across the United States,” published din Environmental Science & Technology:

http://www.futurity.org/hybrid-electric-vehicles-963162/

  1. WIRED magazine reports on our work “How do we fund our roads? A case of decreasing revenue from electric vehicles,” published in Journal of Transportation Research Part A:

 http://www.wired.com/2015/04/electric-cars-intensifying-highway-funding-fiasco/

  1. The Scientific American Blog discusses our work “Bulk energy storage increases US electricity system emissions,” published in Environmental Science & Technology: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/plugged-in/study-indicates-bulk-energy-storage-would-increase-total-u-s-electricity-system-emissions/

  2. RIT News highlights our work “Bulk energy storage increases US electricity system emissions,” published in Environmental Science & Technology: http://www.rit.edu/news/story.php?id=51342 and CMU’s news.

  3. I was selected by the major Portuguese newspaper Jornal I as one of the 50 Portuguese they would like see returning to the country to promote change.

 

2014:

  1.  The New York Times blog DotEarth reproduces and discusses my commentary on rebound effects: http://dotearth.blogs.nytimes.com/2014/10/21/is-there-room-for-agreement-on-the-merits-and-limts-of-efficient-lighting/?_r=0

  2. My interview with Kirsi Jansa was featured in the documentary/movie Sustainability Pioneers: http://sustainabilitypioneers.com

  3. Our findings from “The role of energy storage in accessing remote wind resources in the Midwest,” published in Energy Policy were discussed by

    1. The Chicago Policy Review: http://chicagopolicyreview.org/2014/05/27/the-cost-of-wind-energy-tradeo...

    2. Paperblog.com: http://en.paperblog.com/researchers-quantify-how-energy-storage-costs-af...

  4. Interview with the Pittsburgh Tribune on alternative energy for Pennsylvania: http://triblive.com/news/adminpage/5133484-74/energy-solar-benefits#axzz2uRPnRUvP

  5. Interview for the Portuguese paper Notícias Magazine (Diário de Notícias) [in Portuguese].

  6. Our work on “Analyzing consumer preferences for lighting technologies using discrete choice analysis”, published in Ecological Economics was featured in:

    1. The Chicago Policy Review: http://chicagopolicyreview.org/2014/03/12/discounting-energy-savings-lessons-from-incandescent-light-bulbs/

    2. The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: http://www.post-gazette.com/life/homes/2014/02/08/Shedding-light-on-true-cost-of-bulbs/stories/201402080034

    3. Carnegie Mellon’s website news section: http://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2014/january/jan10_energyefficientbulbs.html

  7. The findings from our work “Effects of government incentives on wind innovation in the United States”, published in Environmental Research Letters were highlighted at:

    1. environmentalresearchweb: http://environmentalresearchweb.org/cws/article/news/55919

    2. CMU’s CIT website: http://www.cit.cmu.edu/media/press/2014/05_05_wind_tech_patents.html

    3. CMU’s website: http://www.cmu.edu/news/stories/archives/2014/may/may8_windenergypatents.htm


       

2013:

  1. Interview for the Portuguese newspaper Jornal I: http://www.ionline.pt/artigos/portugal/ines-azevedo-incentivos-renovaveis-estao-nitidamente-acima-necessario

  2. The main findings from our work on “Regional variations in the health, environmental, and climate benefits from wind and solar generation”, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences were covered in:

  1. Science, Editor’s choice: http://www.sciencemag.org/content/341/6145/twil.full

  2. Nature: http://www.nature.com/news/location-may-stymie-wind-and-solar-power-benefits-1.13258?WT.mc_id=FBK_NatureNews

  3. IEEE Spectrum: http://spectrum.ieee.org/green-tech/solar/windiest-or-sunniest-sites-not-necessarily-best-for-wind-and-solar

  4. Sustainable Business: http://www.sustainablebusiness.com/index.cfm/go/news.display/id/25006

  5. PhysOrg: http://phys.org/news/2013-06-solar-benefits-vary.html

  6. Conservation Magazine: http://www.conservationmagazine.org/2013/06/location-scouting/

  7. Wind Energy and Electric Vehicle Review: http://www.evwind.es/2013/06/24/location-may-stymie-wind-energy-and-solar-power-benefits/33914

  8. ReNews: http://renews.biz/44729/healthier-site-options-urged-in-us/

  1. June 26, 2013: Interview with TribLIVE on Federal policies for US power plants and climate change: http://triblive.com/business/headlines/4257332-74/obama-coal-power#axzz2slFyiIV9

  2. The main findings from “Expert elicitation of the cost of small modular nuclear reactors”, published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, were covered in ArsTechnica: http://arstechnica.com/science/2013/05/does-a-new-approach-to-nuclear-make-economic-sense/


2012:

  1. The findings from “Edison revisited: Should we use DC circuits for lighting in commercial buildings?” published in Energy Policy, were covered by:

  1. The Wall Street Journal online: http://online.wsj.com/article/PR-CO-20120425-909206.html

  2. Climate Wire http://www.eenews.net/climatewire/2012/03/22

  1. The results from our work “The electricity consumption and energy savings potential of video game consoles in the United States”, published in the Energy Efficiency Journal were covered by:

  1. The blog of The Wall Street Journal: http://blogs.wsj.com/ideas- market/2012/04/11/video-gamers-defeat-energy-efficiency/:

  2. ArsTechnica: http://arstechnica.com/gaming/2012/04/study-author-defends-findings-on-console-energy-savings-through-auto-power-down/


2010:

  1. December 11, 2010: Interview for Expresso, a major Portuguese newspaper.

 

A. Examples of Recent Service in Communicating Science to the Community

  • October 3rd, 2016: Speaker at the Climate Action Plan 3.0 Energy Consensus Workshop, organized by the City of Pittsburgh and the National Academies Ambassador Program, Pittsburgh. Available at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bxmTPiTA86k&index=5&list=PL2L3ZTwe78kENVTH67k08kZIEgU2E_4SU

  • September 23rd, 2016: Panel speaker at the Public Engagement Workshop organized by Sense in Science, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh.

  • January 15th, 2016: Speaker at the Pittsburgh Energy Forum: Transforming Our Energy System, organized by the National Academies Ambassador Program, Pittsburgh.

  • 2016: Work with NPR and the Scott Energy Institute on Energy Bites, radio episodes explaining energy and climate change issues (see section on “examples of coverage of work by media”).

  • August 28th, 2014: ASSET (https://assetinc.org) Training of STEM teachers on climate change science.