What Rooftop Solar Tells Us About Who’s Participating (And Who Is Not) In The Clean Energy Transition

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This research review details financial, racial, and partisan rates of rooftop solar adoption across the United States and recommendations to overcome these divides.

How Much Energy Do Data Centers Really Use?

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This research review says that while data center energy usage is lower than estimated, clean energy technology must reduce their growing climate impact.

Negative Emission Technologies And Land Use

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This research review discusses how potential use of negative emission technologies to meet climate change goals could impact land use.

Energy Justice: A Complex But Vital Piece To A Clean Energy Transition

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This research review discusses how energy justice can be achieved for communities and ecosystems as part of a clean energy transition.

Building Electrification: Research Perspectives On Technologies, Policies, And Mitigation Strategies

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This research review discusses how building electrification can rapidly reduce emissions while transitioning to a power sector supplied by renewable energy.

Direct Air Capture and Storage

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This research review says direct air capture and storage may help limit global warming to 1.5C but needs technical innovation and regulatory reform.

Sea Level Rise: The Past As An Indicator Of The Future

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This research review details how past periods of rapid sea level rise could help predict how fast and far sea levels could rise under anthropogenic global warming.

Self-Driving Vehicles And The Environment

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This research review discusses work to determine the environmental and energy-related impacts of self-driving vehicles including fuel consumption and emissions.

Improving Risk Assessment Of Extreme Events Across Past, Present, And Future

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This research review discusses work to improve risk assessment of extreme weather events across past, present, and future

The Role Of Managed Retreat In Adapting To Sea Level Rise

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In the U.S. alone, 3 feet of sea level rise by 2100 threatens 4 million people with inundation, increasing to 13 million people with 6 feet of sea level rise. What policies can mitigate rising damages and population migration from sea level rise, and which role should managed retreat play in adapting to risk?