Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Master of Public Affairs (MPA) candidate Mikhaila Calice shared her perspective on addressing climate change during the Fastest Path to Zero Summit in April at the University of Michigan. Summit participants included high-level clean energy and climate leaders, policymakers, news reporters, and faculty from Michigan’s energy policy and engineering programs.

La Follette School Professor Greg Nemet discussed the intersection of solar energy and society on Wisconsin Public Television’s Noon Wednesday segment of Here & Now on March 20.

Imagine and Adapt: Possibilities in a Changing World is the theme for the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies’ Earth Day Conference. The daylong event on April 22 will explore the impact of climate change as well as innovative solutions for adapting to this new reality.

Tuesday, 18 September 2018 13:39

Mikhaila Calice, MPA

Graduate school has been incredible in helping me find new areas of interest and connecting me with professionals and peers who have been instrumental in setting me on a path that I am confident about.

A study by La Follette School Associate Professor Greg Nemet and European colleagues shows that in 2050, the percentage of solar energy worldwide could be three times higher than previously projected. The study by the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC) shows that costs have dropped and infrastructures expanded much faster than even the most optimistic models had assumed.

University of Wisconsin–Madison Chancellor and La Follette School faculty member Rebecca Blank has been named co-chair of the Council on Competitiveness’ Energy and Manufacturing Competitiveness Partnership (EMCP).

La Follette School faculty member Greg Nemet is one of only 35 recipients of the 2017 Andrew Carnegie fellowship. Nemet, an associate professor, will receive funding to support his research and writing on how a diverse set of policies and international-knowledge flows have led to inexpensive solar energy.

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 09:03

Energy champion Schuller to discuss Energy Wars

The La Follette School of Public Affairs is co-sponsoring the public presentation Deescalating the Energy Wars at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 26. Tisha Schuller, strategic advisor to the Stanford Natural Gas Initiative, will tell her story of moving from environmental activist to energy champion.

The Wisconsin K-12 Energy Education Program (KEEP) honored La Follette School of Public Affairs faculty member Gregory Nemet with its 2016 Higher Education Energy Educator of the Year Award.

La Follette School student Nate Miller is developing the skillset he needs to help government maximize its effectiveness for its citizens.

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