4 ways the energy crisis hits U.S. electricity, gas, EVs

Another factor is that basins mature and shale plays “cannot increase in resources forever,” said Alexei Milkov, also a professor of geology and geological engineering at the Colorado School of Mines.
October 21, 2021

Americans are on track to use more coal this year — first increase since 2014

"Demand's up a little, supply is down a little, and supply is not coming back online as quickly as we'd initially thought," said Ian Lange, an associate professor of economics at the Colorado School of Mines.
October 20, 2021

EPA's forever chemical plan could have limited impact on Colorado Springs-area contaminated aquifer

The permitting process could help track down sources of pollution or former sources and make the public more aware of them, said Chris Higgins, a Colorado School of Mines professor focused on the lasting chemical compounds
October 20, 2021

Government appoints new members to Climate Change Advisory Council

Energy specialist, Dr Morgan D Bazilian is a director of the Payne Institute and a professor of public policy at Colorado School of Mines in the US.
October 13, 2021

Solar-powered steel mill blazes trail for green energy transition

“Pueblo is an important story of the energy transition,” said Morgan Bazilian, a former climate negotiator for the EU who is now director of the Payne Institute at the Colorado School of Mines.
October 11, 2021

In a World Fighting Climate Change, Fossil Fuels Take Revenge

“Inevitably, it wasn’t going to be a transition without tension,” said Morgan Bazilian, an energy expert and professor of public policy at the Colorado School of Mines. “The balancing act politically is becoming a lot harder.”
October 11, 2021

Sunsetting Carbon: Oil companies in Colorado get serious about cutting greenhouse gas

There are many low-carbon approaches that will ultimately be adopted, said Manika Prasad, director of the Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage Innovation Center at the Colorado School of Mines.
October 8, 2021

Radioactive gauge stolen out of vehicle in Denver

"Quite frankly, the presence of the radioactive material probably makes the resale value a lot less. If you put it up on eBay, someone's going to notice," said Jeffrey King, Director of Nuclear Science and Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines.
October 8, 2021

Coal prices are rising, but producers can’t keep up with demand

Coal producers in the U.S. would like to take advantage of these high prices, but the infrastructure is just not there, according to Ian Lange, an economist at the Colorado School of Mines.
October 8, 2021

Why do we still have offshore oil wells? How do they work?

Although sizable reserves remain on land, Alexei Milkov, a professor of geology and geological engineering at the Colorado School of Mines, said people have been searching onshore for oil fields for 150 years, “so any large accumulations onshore have ....
October 6, 2021

Colorado’s Skies Really Are That Much Smokier As Western Wildfires Worsen

Tamara Sparks, a researcher at the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines, said smoke changes as it moves. Heavier particles fall out, concentrating the amount of unhealthy fine particulates in smoke as it “ages” and moves ....
September 28, 2021

The Energy Future Needs Cleaner Batteries

“I know their approach works, because I’ve done it by hand,” says M. Stephen Enders, a 45-year industry veteran who heads the department of mining engineering at the Colorado School of Mines.
September 24, 2021