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PANEL EVENT: Fulfilling America's Pledge: A Dialogue on Subnational Climate Action in the US and Beyond

College Park — November 15, 2018 — CGS co-hosted the event, “Fulfilling America’s Pledge: A Dialogue on Subnational Climate Action in the US and Beyond,” with World Resource Institute and the Rocky Mountain Institute. You can view the event here!


OPINION: US government is refusing to disclose climate information

College Park, MD — October 28, 2018 — Center for Global Sustainability (CGS) Director and School of Public Policy Associate Professor, Nathan Hultman and managing director of the Rocky Mountain Institute, Paul Bodnar, were featured in The Hill with an OP-ED, “US government is refusing to disclose climate information,” commenting on that State Department failing to produce the quadrennial climate report that was due to be released January 1, 2018.


OPINION:  We’re almost out of time: The alarming IPCC climate report and what to do next

College Park, MD – October 17, 2018 – Center for Global Sustainability (CGS) Director and School of Public Policy Associate Professor, Nathan Hultman was featured in Brookings with an OP-ED, “We’re almost out of time: The alarming IPCC climate report and what to do next,” commenting on the recently released Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report and offering insight on where we go from here. 


ANNOUNCEMENT: CGS receives NSF grant to examine implications on innovation when wind manufacturing moves overseas

College Park, MD – October 3, 2018 – Movement of high-technology manufacturing industries from the United States and Europe to emerging and developing economies have widely dominated headlines over the past several years. These manufacturing shifts raise important policy, economic, and research questions that have yet to be answered. The Center for Global Sustainability (CGS) at the University of Maryland received grant funding from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in August 2018 to begin research on the drivers of and impacts on technological innovation from manufacturing relocation.

 


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CGS Faculty, Kavita Surana, analyzes competitively determined prices of solar PV projects with colleagues from the World Bank in a March 2018 report in Energy Policy.

CGS Director, Nate Hultman, and CGS Faculty, Jae Edmonds, authored a policy brief on the role of modeling and scenario development for developing national long-term low GHG emission development strategies in the new Long-term Climate Strategies platform organized by WRI, UNDP, the 2050 Pathways Platform, and the NDC Partnership.

Nate Hultman, CGS Director, CGS Faculty and Affiliates, Gokul Iyer, Leon Clarke, James Edmonds, and Haewon McJeon, and others co-authored a letter in Nature Climate Change about the implications of sustainable development considerations for comparability across nationally determine contributions.

Nate Hultman, CGS Director, co-authored an op-ed in The Hill with Paul Bodnar about the US missing its biennial update on our progress in reducing GHG emissions.

The Center for Global Sustainability's report titled "Climate Change Risk and the Maryland State Retirement and Pension System" was featured in a local newspaper, The Daily Record, Maryland's trusted source for business, legal, and government news.

CGS Faculty and UMD School of Public Policy professor, Anand Patwardhan, comments on the state of funding available for India's full energy-sector growth.