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COVID-19 and the Future of Energy Markets: Will Coal Remain Dominant?

May 19, 2020

 Virtual Seminar via ZoomRegister hereWelcome Remarks: Mike McFaul, Senior Fellow, Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies; Ken Olivier and Angela Nomellini Professor of International...

The New U.S. Role in Global Fossil Fuel Markets

December 11, 2012

As recently as 2007, the United States seemed headed towards ever greater fossil fuel import dependence, as domestic oil and natural gas production dwindled and consumption continued to grow.

Energy Working Group: Shale Gas in China: Hype and Reality

May 9, 2012

In recent years, natural gas prices in the United States have gone from historic highs of over $12 per mmBtu in the summer of 2008, to under $2.50/mmBtu in 2012.

Beyond Climate Policy: Reconciling Climate Change and the “Coal Renaissance”

November 4, 2011

Richard Morse was the featured speaker at the UT Energy Symposium on November 3rd.  His talk, entitled, “Beyond Climate Policy: Reconciling Climate Change and the ‘Coal Renaissance’”, analyzed...

Addressing the 'Coal Renaissance' in a Post-Kyoto World

June 13, 2011

On Monday, June 13, 2011 at 4:15 p.m.

Energy Working Group: Modeling the World Steam Coal Market: To What Extent Does China Exercise Monopsony Power?

February 16, 2011

This EWG talk will highlight PESD's first analysis using our new coal model by demonstrating how it can be used to analyze the effects of China's import behavior on world thermal coal consumption....

Prospects and Bottlenecks for Clean Energy Cooperation

October 25, 2010

The Center for Northeast Asian Policy Studies and the Economic Research Institute for Northeast Asia (ERINA) will host a seminar on the potential areas of cooperation between the U.S., Japan, and...

Climate Policy Instruments in the Real World

September 7, 2010

The Program on Energy and Sustainable Development in collaboration with Stanford University's Graduate School of Business and Stanford Law School hosted a special conference on Climate Policy...

Research Experience in Carbon Sequestration 2010

July 27, 2010

PESD Researcher Gang He is invited to join the faculty of upcoming Research Experience in Carbon Sequestration 2010 (RECS 2010) program, which is being held at the University of New Mexico from...

The China Factor: Short and Long-term Drivers of Chinese Coal Imports

June 29, 2010

In 2009 China, the world's largest coal producer, in seemingly a counterintuitive shift, became the world's largest coal importer at the same time.  The resulting realignment of the global coal...

16th Annual Coaltrans Asia

May 31, 2010

Richard Morse led a presentation on China's long term coal import/export balance at the 16th Annual Coaltrans Asia 3-day conference in Indonesia.  A few topics he addressed were: Is the world's...

Coal's Role in the Global Energy Mix: Coal Markets with a View to 2030

March 5, 2010

PESD researcher Richard Morse leads the ongoing Energy Seminar at Stanford's Woods Institute on "Coal's Role in the Global Energy Mix: Coal Markets with a View to 2030."

Guest Lecture: China’s Coal and Power Conflict and Its Broad Impacts

January 29, 2010

PESD researcher Gang He will be guest lecturing in Stanford University's China Energy System course on China’s coal and power conflict and its broad impacts on Chinese energy and climate policy.

Using Economics to Confront Climate Change

October 30, 2009

PESD Director Frank Wolak will be among the speakers participating in SIEPR's Policy Forum - "Using Economics to Confront Climate Change." Frank will be moderating a discussion of difficult...

CURC Fall General Membership Meeting

October 15, 2009

PESD research associate Richard K.

Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS): Creating a Framework for U.S.-China Cooperation on Climate and Energy

July 22, 2009

PESD researcher Gang He will be participating in the upcoming high-level roundtable on Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS): Creating a Framework for U.S.-China Cooperation on Climate and Energy.

Hubbert's Peak, The Coal Question, and Climate Change

April 24, 2009

AbstractAn accurate estimate of the ultimate production of oil, gas, and coal would be helpful for the ongoing policy discussion on alternatives to fossil fuels and climate change.

SLAC Colloquium: Reconciling the Rapid Growth of Coal and CO2 Emissions in Global Energy Markets

March 23, 2009

PESD research associate Richard K. Morse will present "Reconciling the Rapid Growth of Coal and CO2 Emissions in Global Energy Markets."

Coal, Carbon, and the Future of the Global Energy Mix

March 5, 2009

Richard Morse states that coal is the largest growing source of energy and that regulation and policy are beginning to play a larger role in the economy of coal power.

Public Forum: How Will Global Warming Affect the World's Fuel Markets?

February 10, 2009

The world is grappling with how to restructure its economies around lower carbon fuel sources.

PESD Annual Meeting

October 29, 2008

» Annual Meeting 2008 Materials (password protected) PESD's 2008 Annual Review Meeting, Reconciling Coal and Energy Security, will be held October 29-30, 2008 at Stanford University.

Indian Gas

October 31, 2007

PESD has concluded a two year collaborative study on the Indian natural gas market with three India research groups- A.T.

PESD on Coal vs. Gas: The Poltical Economy of Fuel Choice in China

September 17, 2007

PESD participated in a Beijing meeting on sustainable growth from the macro-perspective, energy conservation, efficiency of resource use and environmental stewardship.

Natural Gas in the Energy Futures of China and India

June 4, 2007

The role of natural gas in Chinese and Indian economies is of critical import both domestically and for global energy and environmental issues.

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Mark's profile picture Mark C. Thurber Associate Director for Research at PESD, Social Science Research Scholar
ajha photo Akshaya Jha Faculty Affiliate at PESD