Fears of a lithium supply crunch may be overblown

Roderick Eggert, an economics professor at the Colorado School of Mines, agrees. “There is a significant amount of unused mining capacity, principally in Australia, that should allow growth in demand over the next few years to be met without a ....
May 1, 2021

Why the U.S. might miss Biden's climate goal

Implementing an ambitious climate policy will be difficult in a country where much of the decision making about energy takes place at the state and local level, said Morgan Bazilian, who leads the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado ....
April 27, 2021

A Mother’s Invention Helps Kids with Mobility Challenges

Similarly, seeing someone love the experience of using adaptive recreation equipment is what pulled Joel Bach into the field.
April 26, 2021

U.S. needs to build trust through a durable climate policy: Academic

Morgan Bazilian from the Colorado School of Mines says Washington needs to do more to ensure its climate-change goals will last, as other countries are “rightfully wary” about trusting U.S. administrations that sometimes change every four years.
April 23, 2021

S. Christa McAuliffe students to learn about Earth Day from Colorado School of Mines students

Paige Kadavy, 23 and a 2016 Greeley Central graduate, is pursuing a master’s degree in humanitarian engineering and science at the Colorado School of Mines in Golden.
April 22, 2021

The quest to put carbon to rest at sea

"There’s a need for [the technology] that isn’t priced by the market," says Laura Singer, an economist at the Colorado School of Mines.
April 22, 2021

New US climate pledge: Cut emissions 50% this decade, but can Biden make it happen?

Author: Morgan Bazilian, Professor of Public Policy and Director, Payne Institute, Colorado School of Mines
April 22, 2021

School of Mines students are floating (and capsizing) cardboard boats on Clear Creek

With light snow falling in Golden and a 32 degree temperature, the cardboard boat race went forward for Colorado School of Mines engineering students.
April 17, 2021

Biden can decarbonize electricity with these quick wins

Greer Gosnell is a senior researcher at the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines, and she is a visiting fellow at the Grantham Research Institute at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Morgan Bazilian is ....
April 16, 2021

Opinion: GPS is endangered by a misguided FCC decision made during the Trump administration

Matthew Siegfried, a Colorado School of Mines professor, spent nine Antarctica summers setting up GPS field stations to take satellite measures to study Antarctic snowfall.
April 14, 2021

This Time Around, Coronavirus Won’t Stop As Many Colorado University Commencement Ceremonies

Teklitz will return to Colorado in May and walk the stage in front of her parents and brother. The School of Mines is holding multiple ceremonies to meet health and safety guidelines, as well as limiting the number of guests each graduate is allowed ....
April 12, 2021

The ‘Doomsday’ Glacier May Be in More Trouble Than We Thought

The varying levels of agreement and disagreement between models and the observational data is exciting, said Tasha Snow, a postdoctoral researcher of geography at the Colorado School of Mines who was on that expedition with Larter in 2019 but did not ....
April 12, 2021