News Category: Davidson

UT researchers explore potential for increased hydrogen usage

March 29, 2019

UT Austin researchers have recently participated in two studies leading to the publication of scientific articles...

UT energy experts weigh in on PG&E bankruptcy filing

Feb. 14, 2019

Joshua Rhodes and Todd Davidson assess the fallout California’s largest utility faces from $30 billion in liability claims related to wildfires sparked by its electric system....

Climate change is no longer a technological challenge – it is an economic one

Dec. 19, 2018

The recent release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report contains some grim warnings, but it is also a reminder...

Combating climate is no longer a technological challenge, it’s an economic one

Oct. 31, 2018

The recent release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change report offered some grim warnings, writes UT Energy Institute Research Associate Todd Davidson...

Failing to address climate change threatens national security

April 26, 2018

U.S. policymakers have a constitutional mandate to address climate change to ensure national security...

To drive or not to drive, that is the question

Dec. 18, 2017

Two UT researchers have developed a sophisticated economic model and online calculator to help consumers decide if it makes more sense to own a personal vehicle or use ridesharing services...

Hurricane Harvey can help Houston rethink its car culture

Oct. 27, 2017

Texas and Florida residents who receive disaster-recovery checks from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and private insurance companies in the wake of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma...

To Drive or Not to Drive?

Oct. 11, 2017

With the popularity of ridesharing services growing, more consumers are wondering whether hailing a ride on an app can offer a viable and affordable alternative to owning a car.

West Texas Talk: Dr Todd Davidson & Dr Joshua Rhodes Of UT Austin’s Energy Institute

Sept. 8, 2017

On this segment of NPR's West Texas Talk, Lorne Matalon speaks with Dr Todd Davidson and Dr Joshua Rhodes, energy scientists based at the University of Texas at Austin's Energy Institute...