Top-ranking EPA official headlines this semester’s Walter Isle Lecture
HOUSTON – (Oct. 21, 2020) – The Cynthia and George Mitchell Foundation is funding a project at Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy to identify policies and actions that will facilitate the capture and storage or use of carbon dioxide.
Rice’s Center for Environmental Studies is responding with new and expanded courses, fall speaker series.
Rice University Earth scientist Melodie French earns a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award to support her investigation of the tectonic roots of earthquakes and tsunamis.
A Rice architecture student is thinking hard about the problem humans have with fire and how future dwellers at risk could consolidate resources for their own protection while retaining a sense of community.
Rice University engineers build full lithium-ion batteries with silicon anodes and an alumina layer to protect cathodes from degrading. By limiting their energy density, the batteries promise excellent stability for transportation and grid storage use.