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Our three formal areas of research — Clean Energy, Energy and Environment, and Environmental Health — focus on the overlap of energy production, public health, and the natural environment. We publish vetted, scientific analyses to inform state and federal policy.

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Presentations April 22, 2019

Development of Unconventional Gas and Oil: Shale and Scale

Cornell Professor Emeritus of Civil and Environmental Engineering and PSE co-founder Anthony Ingraffea, PhD, gives a three-part lecture on the national energy transition, unconventional oil and gas development, renewable energy, and climate change.

Alex Abu-Hakima

Peer-Reviewed Publications April 22, 2019

Temporal and spatial trends of conventional and unconventional oil and gas waste management in Pennsylvania, 1991 – 2017

Lee Ann Hill, MPH, Eliza Czolowski, MPS, Dominic DiGiulio, PhD, Seth B.C. Shonkoff, PhD, MPH

Presentations March 4, 2019

The Need for a Uniform Conservative Definition of Protected Groundwater During Oil and Gas Development

Dominic DiGiulio, PhD, Seth B.C. Shonkoff, PhD, MPH, Robert Jackson, PhD

Editorial October 22, 2018

Global warming must stay below 1.5°C

Adam Law, MD, Patrick Saunders, John Middleton, David McCoy

Presentations July 19, 2018

Oil and Gas Wastewater Reuse in California: Considerations and Risks

Seth B.C. Shonkoff, PhD, MPH