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Earth Institute Research Projects

Projects Theme: Decarbonizing the Planet

Decarbonization of energy, manufacturing, transportation, agriculture and land use, the development of energy storage, negative emissions, energy savings.

By Project Name By Startdate By Enddate By Location
Advanced Peak Demand Forecast and Battery Dispatch Algorithms to Integrate Storage-Based Demand Response with Building Automation Systems 6/15/15 8/31/17 North America ; New York City, NY ; New York
A Proposal to Demonstrate Air Capture Technology 2/1/15 1/31/17 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York ; Paris ; France
Air Capture of CO2: Technological and economic feasibility study of various end-to-end process alternatives 1/1/13 5/31/14 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
Analyzing Sustainability Plans for PepsiCo International Operations 9/1/07 12/31/13 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
Breakthrough Electrolytes for Energy Storage (BEES) 3/1/19 2/28/22 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
Carbon Catalogue - product carbon footprints Global ; New York City, NY
Carbon mineralization in peridotite for CO2 removal from air and solid storage: chemo-mechanical feedbacks and kinetics 1/1/20 12/3/22 Global
Carbon Pricing as a Policy Instrument to Decarbonize Economies: How to Assess Cap-and-trade vs. Carbon Tax 10/27/18 4/27/19 Global ; South America ; Colombia ; Chile
Characterization of Large and Unusual Noctiluca Blooms in the Northern Arabian Sea and Their Role in Carbon Cycling During the Winter Monsoon 1/28/11 4/27/14 Indian Ocean ; Arabian Sea
Chemical and Biological Catalytic Enhancement of Weathering of Silicate Minerals as Novel Carbon Capture and Storage Technology 7/15/10 7/14/14 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
CO2 Mineral Sequestration With Integrated Tailored Synthesis of Carbon-neutral Filler Materials 10/1/09 9/30/14 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
Compact inexpensive micro-reformers for distributed GTL 8/1/14 3/6/17 North America ; United States
Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project 1/1/15 12/31/15 Europe ; Switzerland
Deep Decarbonization Pathways Project (DDPP)-IDDRI Subgrant 5/1/15 8/31/15 Global
Development of Novel Charge Quantification Method and Charge Density Map in Gas-Solid Fluidized Beds 10/1/10 9/30/15 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
Development of Novel Liquid-like NanoparticleOrganic Hybrid Materials (NOHMs) with EncapsulatedDesign for Innovative Direct Air Capture 2/1/18 1/31/22 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
Geo-Chemo-Mechanical Studies for Permanent CO2 Storage in Geologic Reservoirs 12/1/09 9/30/13 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
GHG of electric vehicles Global ; New York City, NY
Integrated Pre-Feasibility Study for CO2 Geological Storage in the Cascadia Basin: Offshore Washington State and British Columbia 2/1/17 10/31/18 North America ; Cascadia Basin ; Washington ; Oregon ; British Columbia
Intra and Inter Building control algorithms and smartgrid communication links to facilitate electricity storage in buildings 1/1/12 12/29/13 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
Master's of Science in Carbon Management program (MCM) 5/1/11 6/30/20 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
Microbial and Chemical Enhancement of In-Situ Carbon Mineralization in Geologic Formations 1/1/10 12/31/13 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
Mid-Atlantic Offshore Carbon Storage Resource Assessment Project 10/30/15 12/31/18 North America ; Atlantic Ocean ; New England ; Canada
Nanoscale Ionic Materials for CO2 Capture and Sequestration 6/1/08 5/31/13 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York ; Ithaca, NY
Question of Carbon Curriculum (QOC) and Online Teacher Education Course R&D and Implementation 11/1/09 5/1/14 North America ; New York
RCN-SEES: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Carbon Capture, Utilization and Storage 9/1/12 8/31/16 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
Smart building demand response with battery storage and curtailment 4/1/15 10/31/19 North America ; New York City, NY
Sustainability Plans for PepsiCo International 1/1/08 12/31/13 Global ; New York City, NY
Sustainable Development Solutions Network 7/1/15 10/31/15 Europe ; France
Sustainable Energy Conversion of Solid Wastes with Integrated In-Situ Carbon Sequestration 10/1/09 9/30/14 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
Tagging CO2 to Enable Quantitative Inventories of Geological Carbon Storage 10/1/09 6/30/14 Global ; New York ; Iceland
The Role of Water in Moisture Swing Absorption of CO2 9/1/12 5/31/15 Global ; New York City, NY ; New York
Three Cairns Climate Fellowship 2018 1/1/18 4/30/18 North America ; New York City, NY ; New York
Three Cairns Climate Fellowship 2019 9/4/18 5/6/19 North America ; New York City, NY ; New York
Capturing Investment: Policy Design to Finance CCUS Projects in the U.S. Power Sector 4/28/20 Global
Low-Carbon Heat Solutions for Heavy Industry: Sources, Options, and Costs Today 10/7/19 Global
An Assessment of the Energy Innovation and Carbon Dividend Act 11/6/19 North America ; United States
Bio-Optical Monitoring and Evaluation System (BIOMES) for Improving Satellite Estimates of Ocean Net Primary Production for Carbon Cycling and Climate Change Studies 12/1/19 11/30/20 Global
Carbon Dioxide Removal Law Database 8/1/19 7/31/20 Global