• Energy Access Project

    Energy Access Project

    Duke University is launching a project focused on developing new and collaborative ways to meet the energy needs of some of the world’s most disadvantaged communities. The project was established by a $1.5 million gift from Jim Rogers, former CEO and chairman of the board for Duke Energy.

    About the Project
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    The Future of Groundwater

    A new report summarizes the Aspen-Nicholas Water Forum discussions of May 2017, offering various approaches to understanding the management opportunities and challenges that groundwater presents.

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    Paper Examines Regional Electricity Markets

    Recent state policy actions to support new or existing resources in markets operated by regional transmission organizations (RTOs) have renewed attention to how RTO markets and state policies interact. A new primer aims to provide an understanding of regional electricity markets and the effect of state policies on those markets.

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    Small-Scale Fisheries Data

    Small-scale fisheries contribute to food security, nutrition, and livelihoods. However, due to a lack of data, they tend to be marginalized in policy processes. A recent workshop addressed the issue.

    Workshop Proceedings

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  • Benefit-Relevant Indicators: Ecosystem Services Measures That Link Ecological and Social Outcomes

    There is a growing movement in government, environmental non-governmental organizations, and the private sector to include ecosystem services in... Read More
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    Regional electricity markets—operated by regional transmission organizations (RTOs)—span multiple states and bring significant benefits to the... Read More
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