Kleinman Center for Energy Policy

Talking energy at Penn

Energy Week 2022, hosted by the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy and the Vagelos Institute for Energy Science and Technology, runs April 4-8. It includes student presentations, along with conversations about renewables, energy and the war in Ukraine, and much more.

Michele W. Berger , Lindsey Samahon



In the News


Philadelphia Inquirer

From the U.N. climate conference, advice for Philly as it adapts to global warming

A delegation of Penn students, researchers, and faculty who attended the COP27 climate conference offer their ideas for how Philadelphia officials can work to make the goals of the Paris Agreement a reality.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Here’s what Pennsylvania can learn from a world climate meeting

In an Op-Ed, Cornelia Colijn of the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the Weitzman School of Design discusses her takeaways from COP27 for Pennsylvania’s answers to climate change.

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Morning Brew

Why gas prices are so important to elections

Researchers at the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy discovered that people who experienced raging gas prices during their formative driving years were less likely to drive to work 20 years later.

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With COP27 approaching, cities like Philadelphia are ‘powerful tools’ for climate adaptation

Mark Alan Hughes of the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy says that cities are powerful tools for collective action on climate change, noting that Philadelphia is vulnerable on climate adaptation but well-positioned to improve.

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NPR

Renewable energy is maligned by misinformation. It’s a distraction, experts say

Shelley Welton of Penn Carey Law and the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy says that blaming renewables is a distraction, a way to forestall a transition that is underway but needs to be moving faster.

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KWGS (Tulsa)

A GOP misinformation campaign targets Democrats’ climate spending packages

Shelley Welton of Penn Carey Law and the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy says that continued reliance on fossil fuels will create a worsening cycle of threats to the electricity grid.

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