Category Archives: Publications

New publication on public perception of and engagement with low carbon energy technologies

Professor Stephens, in collaboration with Tarla Rai Peterson and Elizabeth Wilson, has published an important new review article the summarizes research on “Public perception of and engagement with emerging low-carbon energy technologies” in the journal MRS Energy and Sustainability.

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New publication in “Climatic Change” on earth system modeling to inform agriculture and natural resource management

Reporting on an innovative, integrated earth system modeling project, this paper (co-authors include PhD student Elizabeth Allen and Jennie Stephens) describes a stakeholder engaged model development project with implications for reducing the “climate information usability gap”.  Adam, Stephens et al … Continue reading

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New publication in WIREs Climate Change: Opinion piece on CCS investments

A new publication in Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Climate Change (WIREs Climate Change) calls for an end to government investment in CCS and a reduction in investments in fossil-fuel perpetuating technologies. Stephens Jennie C. 2013. Time to stop investing in carbon … Continue reading

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New publication on Climate Change and Smart Grid

“Getting Smart? Climate Change and the Electric Grid” available open access Full Text can be downloaded here. This paper explores the complexities of electricity system change, identifying tensions among key societal actors and illustrates how divergent societal priorities are influencing … Continue reading

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Stephens’ op-ed on Smart Grid in the Worcester T&G

A commentary on smart grid development in Worcester and beyond highlights the potential and the uncertainty of how electricity systems will change.   Read article here

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New publication on stakeholder engagement in environmental modeling: understanding the nexus of academic science and decision-making

Integrating stakeholder perspectives is increasingly important in environmental science as a growing number of research projects are justified with a “solutions” orientation prioritizing societal relevance. Dr. Jennie Stephens, Clark ES&P Alum and Washington State University-based graduate student Liz Allen and … Continue reading

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New publication on perceptions of carbon capture and storage technology

Rumika Chaudhry (GISDE/IDCE) Clark alum is first author on this collaborative comparative piece on perceptions of carbon capture and storage in Massachusetts, Minnesota, Texas, and Montana.  Click here for the published paper.  Click here for the published paper

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