Center for Energy & Environmental Policy
Phone: (302) 831-8405
Office: 278 Graham Hall
- Renowned authority on climate change.
- Work focuses on sustainable development and energy policy, with an emphasis on solar power and energy conservation. Byrne conceived the Sustainable Energy Utility, a first-of-its kind nonprofit agency.
- Can discuss the climate/energy justice (the equitable distribution of environmental burdens such as pollution) and the economics of energy.
- Shares the 2007 Nobel Peace Prize with the other senior members of the United Nations-sponsored Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Byrne has served as a contributing author to the IPCC since 1992.
- Created the first American graduate and undergraduate degrees in the combined field of energy and environmental policy.
Center Director, Center for Energy and Environmental Policy
Distinguished Professor of Energy and Climate Policy, Center for Energy and Environmental Policy
In The News:
For Jaitapur villagers, questions remain: US climate scientist (The Hindu (India))
In China, Three Gorges Dam's image showing some cracks (Los Angeles Times)
State and local governments innovate to cut energy waste (NYTimes.com)
Man vs. nature: Why floods still win (LiveScience.com)
Shifting from the cconomics of obesity to sustainable energy (RenewableEnergyWorld.com)