Gas Flaring Declined in 2020, Study Finds

The report, published at the end of April, relied on data collected by two satellites operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and analyzed at the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines.
May 10, 2021

What is the 'Model Minority Myth?'

In an age when first impressions are often made on a screen, preconceived notions can be magnified, and they're something Rath Preap wants to change.
May 9, 2021

Did The State Take Direction From A Company's Own Pollution Report?

Ronald Cohen is an emeritus associate professor at Colorado School of Mines. He said it can be extremely difficult and expensive to find out precisely which one of those processes is responsible for groundwater contamination.
May 6, 2021

The U.S. Government Can Accelerate Investment Managers' Contribution to Global Carbon Emissions Reduction

By Brad Handler and Morgan Bazilian of the Payne Institute for Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines.
May 4, 2021

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