Clarens Lab Blog

    New paper explores Food-Energy-Water Impacts of Negative Emissions Technologies

    August 24, 2020

    Direct Air Capture promises to be a crucial building block for +1.5 degree future. Our new paper, published in Nature Climate Change discusses major trade-offs associated with Negative Emission Technology deployment in food supply, energy demand, and water use.

    Jeff gives virtual department seminar

    April 17, 2020

    Undeterred by the COVID19 shut down, Jeff Bennett agreed to give the graduate student seminar this week and gave an outstanding (I’m not biased at all) presentation on some of his work to build a more resilient power grid in Puerto Rico.

    Jay’s work featured on EOS

    January 31, 2020

    The piece describes Jay’s recent work using the Global Change Assessment Model to understand the food, energy, and water tradeoffs of carbon negative emissions technologies.

    Andres presents at ‘Jumpstarting the New Carbon Economy’ workshop

    January 27, 2020

    The meeting at Columbia University is focused on how Universities can contribute to the future of negative emissions markets.

    Join us for the Climate Restoration Initiative Kickoff

    January 16, 2020

    Super excited to announce this new initiative where we plan to explore some of the pressing research questions surrounding negative emissions and their potential in helping us address climate change.


    Climate Restoration Research Workshop

    New Video About our Negative Emissions Work

    December 13, 2019

    With the golden globe award nominations coming out today, it reminded me that we have a new video of our negative emissions work out. You can watch here. Hopefully the awards committee is watching!

    Come see us at AGU!

    December 07, 2019



    Our new paper on negative emissions is out!

    December 04, 2019

    Check it out here (it’s open source)

    Dan defends his PhD dissertation

    June 15, 2019

    Awesome work by Dan Plattenberger! Dan, you totally set a high bar for students to follow. Good luck at NETL and beyond. We’ll miss you!