Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
A Milwaukee Common Council committee grilled three 2009 La Follette School graduates on a public affairs workshop report at a public hearing
Tuesday, 23 February 2010 00:00

Miner manages wind-farm assets

As a wind farm asset manager for Chicago-based Invenergy, alum Laura Miner meets with landowners and state and local officials to discuss benefits of wind energy.

La Follette School Associate Professor Gregory Nemet emphasized the key role of expectations in innovation during a keynote presentation at an international forum on sustainable development in December. 

Greg Nemet is predicting the future. By interviewing energy experts, the La Follette School professor is learning about their expectations of what solar, and carbon capture and storage will look like in 2040 and beyond.

Monday, 07 October 2019 14:46

Nemet named World Citizen Prize recipient

La Follette School Professor Greg Nemet will receive one of the first two World Citizen Prizes in Environmental Performance during APPAM’s 2019 Fall Research Conference next month in Denver.

The journal Environmental Research Letters (ERL) selected a paper by La Follette School faculty member Greg Nemet and two colleagues as one of the 10 “milestone articles” during the journal’s first 10 years of publication.

Professor Greg Nemet received a Kohl Public Service Research Competition award to support his work on climate change analysis and policy.

Professor Greg Nemet has won a three-year $183,000 grant from the National Science Foundation to explore options for public policy mechanisms to address climate change.

Solar energy, an intriguing novelty 15 years ago, has become a substantial global industry, exceeding expectations of even the most optimistic experts. How did this happen? And why did it take so long?

In three comprehensive studies, an international consortium of 20 researchers, including the La Follette School’s Greg Nemet and Sophia Rogers, found a major gap in climate change dialogue between science and policy.

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