Early Career: Anticipating the Environmental Impacts and Behavioral Drivers of Deep Decarbonization

The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as part of its Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program, is seeking applications proposing research that will contribute to an improved ability to understand and anticipate the public health and environmental impacts and behavioral drivers of significant

changes in energy production and consumption in the United States, particularly those changes associated with advancing toward the deep decarbonization necessary to achieve national and international climate change mitigation objectives and avoid the most significant health, environmental, and economic impacts of climate change.

The proposed research is intended to contribute to the development of new insights and predictive tools related to the multimedia, life-cycle impacts of the decarbonization of electricity generation; the electrification of end uses; the adoption of low-carbon emitting, renewable fuels; and the adoption of energy efficiency measures.

The proposed research is also intended to contribute to an improved understanding of the drivers of individual, firm (i.e.

business), and community decisions that affect energy consumption patterns, including decisions about the adoption of new technologies and energy efficiency measures
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Science To Achieve Results (STAR) Research Program

Environmental Protection Agency


Agency: Environmental Protection Agency

Office: None

Estimated Funding: $6,000,000


Who's Eligible


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Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Anticipating the Environmental Impacts and Behavioral Drivers of Deep Decarbonization

Additional Information of Eligibility:
See Section III of the announcement for eligibility information.

Full Opportunity Web Address:
https://www.epa.gov/research-grants/anticipating-environmental-impacts-and-behavioral-drivers-deep-decarbonization

Contact:
Terry J. Keating, Phone: 202-564-1174

Agency Email Description:
Terry J. Keating

Agency Email:
keating.terry@epa.gov

Date Posted:
2016-11-14

Application Due Date:
2017-02-10

Archive Date:
2017-03-12



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