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    • BIG IDEAS in Sustainability 

      Bras, Bert; Brown, Marilyn A.; Crittenden, John C.; Gardner, John; Karas, Bruce; Leffin, Steve; Reichmanis, Elsa; Rivenburgh, Diana (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2014-03-10)
      A celebration of three newly appointed Brook Byers Professors and a candid and casual discussion with these industry and academic leaders on: BIG IDEAS in Sustainability.
    • Choosing Our Energy Future: Town Hall Discussion of Georgia’s Options for Implementing the Clean Power Plan 

      Rochberg, Daniel; Brown, Marilyn A.; Kelly, Kevin; Hays, Karen; Elliott, Michael; Simoglou, Costas; Strickland, Matthew J.; Rumley, MaKara; Matisoff, Daniel C.; Southworth, Katie (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2015-09-28)
      In August 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released the Clean Power Plan, which aims to reduce carbon pollution from the U.S. power sector to 32% below 2005 levels by 2030. Georgia must submit its initial ...
    • Climate Change and Global Energy Security: Debate and Book Signing 

      Brown, Marilyn A.; Sovacool, Benjamin K.; Curry, Judith; McGrath, Robert T.; Norton, Bryan; Orlando, Thomas; Deitchman, Benjamin (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-11-11)
      Four faculty at Georgia Tech participated in a debate focusing on the theses of the newly published textbook (Climate Change and Global Energy Security) coauthored by Marilyn Brown (Georgia Tech) and Benjamin Sovacool ...
    • Competing Dimensions of Energy Security: An International Perspective 

      Sovacool, Benjamin K.; Brown, Marilyn A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-01-13)
      How well are industrialized nations doing in terms of their energy security? Without a standardized set of metrics, it is difficult to determine the extent that countries are properly responding to the emerging energy ...
    • Developing an "Energy Sustainability Index" to Evaluate American Energy Policy 

      Brown, Marilyn A.; Sovacool, Benjamin K. (Georgia Institute of TechnologyInstitute of Materials, Minerals, and Mining, 2007-12-07)
      This paper proposes the creation of an energy sustainability index (ESI) to inform policymakers, investors, and analysts about the status of energy conditions, and to help educate the public about energy issues. The proposed ...
    • Economic Development and the Clean Economy 

      Pollin, Robert; Brown, Marilyn A.; Porzecanski, Roberto (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-01-25)
      According to “Sizing the Clean Economy” by the Brookings Institution: The clean economy, which employs some 2.7 million workers, encompasses a significant number of jobs in establishments spread across a diverse group ...
    • Electricity planning in West Africa: which way forward? An adaptive management perspective on energy policy 

      Soumonni, Ogundiran (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2013-05-20)
      Africa’s quest for economic development will require the increased availability and use of its abundant energy resources. Nevertheless, most of its rural population remains without access to modern energy services and urban ...
    • Energy and Security in History, Technology, and Society 

      Brown, Marilyn A.; Lieuwen, Tim; Moreno-Cruz, Juan; Stulberg, Adam N.; Usselman, Steven W. (2015-02-06)
    • Energy Security Dimensions and Trends in Industrialized Countries 

      Brown, Marilyn A.; Sovacool, Benjamin K.; Wang, Yu; D‘Agostino, Anthony Louis (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2011-06)
      This article represents one of the first scholarly efforts to correlate actual energy policy and practice with expert views of the multidimensional concept of energy security. Based on the energy security performance of ...
    • Evaluating the Risks of Alternative Energy Policies: A Case Study of Industrial Energy 

      Brown, Marilyn A.; Baer, Paul; Cox, Matthew; Kim, Yeong Jae (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-01)
      Numerous studies have shown the potential for U.S. manufacturing to cut its energy costs by installing more efficient equipment that offer competitive payback periods, but the realization of this potential is hindered by ...
    • The Forest Products Industry at an Energy/Climate Crossroads 

      Brown, Marilyn A.; Baek, Youngsun (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-06)
      Transformational energy and climate policies are being debated worldwide that could have significant impact upon the future of the forest products industry. Because woody biomass can produce alternative transportation ...
    • Going Green: Sustainable Technologies 

      Brown, Marilyn A.; Lively, Ryan P.; Simpson, Mark (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-04-19)
      Dr. Ryan Lively, a Postdoctoral Scholar in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, at Georgia Tech, delivered a presentation on novel low-energy intensity separations for biofuels, focusing the potential of Algenol processes ...
    • Governing Confusion: How Statutes, Fiscal Policy, and Regulations Impede Clean Energy Technologies 

      Brown, Marilyn A.; Chandler, Sharon (Jess) Ann (Georgia Institute of TechnologyStanford Law and Policy Review, Stanford, California, 2008)
      The United States shares with many other countries the goal of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change "to achieve … stabilization of greenhouse gas concentrations in the atmosphere at a level that would ...
    • Ivan Allen College 10th Anniversary Founder’s Day 

      Peterson, G. P. (George P.); Knoespel, Kenneth J.; Amekudzi, Adjo; Berry, Roberta M.; Best, Michael L.; Bowman, Kirk; Brown, Marilyn A.; Cozzens, Susan E.; DiSalvo, Carl; Etienne, Harley; Goodman, Seymour E.; Harrell, Fox; Nobles, Gregory H.; Royster, Jacqueline J.; Stulberg, Adam N. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-03-15)
    • Low Hanging Fruit: Energy Efficiency in the Southeast 

      Brown, Marilyn A.; Laitner, Skip; Ostrowski, Ken (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2010-01-27)
    • Making Buildings Part of the Climate Solution by Enforcing Aggressive Commercial Building Codes 

      Sun, Xiaojing; Brown, Marilyn A.; Jackson, Roderick; Cox, Matthew (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-09)
      This paper examines the impact of an aggressive commercial building codes policy in the United States. The policy would require both new construction and existing buildings that undergo major modifications to comply with ...
    • Making Buildings Part of the Climate Solution by Overcoming Information Gaps through Benchmarking 

      Cox, Matthew; Brown, Marilyn A.; Sun, Xiaojing (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-09)
      This paper focuses on the impact of benchmarking the energy performance of U.S. commercial buildings by requiring utilities to submit energy data to a uniform database accessible to building owners and tenants. Understanding ...
    • Making Buildings Part of the Climate Solution by Pricing Carbon Efficiently 

      Brown, Marilyn A.; Cox, Matthew; Sun, Xiaojing (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-07)
      This report examines the impact of instituting an economy-wide tax on CO₂ emissions in the United States, focusing especially on the changes such a tax would have on the energy and carbon profile of the commercial buildings ...
    • Making Buildings Part of the Climate Solution with Flexible Innovative Financing 

      Deitchman, Benjamin; Brown, Marilyn A.; Wang, Yu (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2012-12)
      Lack of attractive financing remains one of the most significant barriers to energy-efficiency improvements in commercial buildings. This paper examines a flexible financing policy that would support state and local ...
    • Meta-Review of Efficiency Potential Studies and Their Implications for the South 

      Chandler, Sharon (Jess) Ann; Brown, Marilyn A. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-08)
      This paper reviews 19 separate studies published over the past 12 years that examine the potential for deploying greater energy efficiency in the South. These studies contain more than 250 estimates of the energy efficiency ...