How Trump's trade wars could inadvertently benefit the environment

June 26, 2018
When it comes to the economy, President Trump's "America First" mantra has meant renegotiating existing trade treaties and imposing tariffs

Pot, Solar Power and Taxi Drivers: Energy Security Austin-styled

June 11, 2018
One experience in Austin, Texas revealed to me that energy security means different things to different people...

My ‘All of the Above’ Energy Vacation

June 4, 2018
Each year I teach an energy law short course at UC-Santa Barbara, and this year my wife and I drove to California from Austin by way of national parks in Utah...

How clean coal could make a tidy profit from tax credits

May 30, 2018
Energy Institute Research Associate Josh Rhodes examines the recent extension / expansion of a tax credit for carbon capture...

Energy Journalism Fellow Maria Gallucci researching book on de-carbonization of global shipping industry

May 30, 2018
UT Energy Journalism Fellow Maria Gallucci provides a glimpse of her book on efforts to reduce emissions from cargo ships...

Jackson School of Geosciences named top Geology program

May 30, 2018

UT Austin’s Jackson School of Geosciences is the No. 1 Geology program in the country, according to new rankings issued by U.S. News & World Report.  The Jackson School was also No. 7 in Earth Sciences and No.

Hydrogen-fueled UPS vehicle produces zero emissions

May 30, 2018
Robert Hebner, Michael Lewis and other researchers in UT Austin’s Center for Electromechanics within the Cockrell School of Engineering are closing in on...

Apply now for 2018 UT Energy Journalism Workshop, Sept. 25-26

May 30, 2018
Applications are now being accepted for the third annual UT Energy Journalism Workshop...

Researchers use supercomputers at Texas Advanced Computing Center to improve wind energy production

May 30, 2018
Using supercomputers at UT Austin’s Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), a team of researchers from UT Dallas...

UT students tour electric grid control center

May 24, 2018
UT Austin students studying the rapidly changing world of energy were provided a rare glimpse of the Texas power grid’s central nervous system...