WEI PENG 彭暐

 

Assistant Professor

School of International Affairs & Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Penn State University 

Email: weipeng@psu.edu       Phone: 814-865-9408

Address: 228 Lewis Katz (SIA) or 219B Sackett (CEE), University Park, PA 16802

Profile Links: Google Scholar; ResearchGate; Twitter

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News

Recent Publications

Dr. Peng and colleagues recently published an article on how to integrate air quality and health concerns in our decarbonization strategies.  

August 5, 2022

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Doctoral student Hui Yang won the prestigious and highly selective Norwood Wherry Memorial Graduate Fellowship from College of Engineering!

December 16, 2021

Congrats, Hui!

Four group members will present  at the AGU Fall Meeting! Check them out!

December 14, 2021

More information: AGU Website

Dr. Peng was quoted as a new collaborator on a $72 million NASA-funded research consortium

November 11, 2021

More information: Penn State News

Doctoral Student Hui Yang presented her RGGI work in the Climate Change Economics Webinar series

November 3, 2021

More information: Climate Change Economics

Doctoral Student Hui Yang spoke on a panel on "Health First PA" about the implications of PA's entry into RGGI

October 21, 2021

More information: Health First PA

Our NSF project on the Health Effects of Deep Decarbonization (HEALED) is featured in the Penn State News

September 27, 2021

More information: Penn State News

Hui Yang and Dr. Peng were mentioned in NPR coverage on Emissions and Health Implications of PA's entry into RGGI. 

September 20, 2021

More information: State Impact Pennsylvania

Dr. Peng and colleagues' recent paper on state-led climate acton is featured in Penn State News

September 26, 2021

More information: Penn State News

Dr. Peng was quoted in the article "Illinois Now Boasts the 'Most Equitable' Climate Law in America. What will that mean?"

September 17, 2021

Group Member Hui Yang gave a talk at the 33rd Annual Conference of the International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE 2021). She spoke on "Air quality-related health co-benefits from Pennsylvania’s entry into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)"

August 23, 2021

More information: ISEE 2021

December 2021

Foundations for a Low-Carbon Energy System in China. H Lee, D P Schrag, M Bunn, M Davidson, W Peng, W Pu, M Zhimin. Cambridge University Press. 2021.

November 2021

Climate action with revenue recycling has benefits for poverty, inequality and well-being. M Budolfson, F Dennig, Fkson, S Feindt, M Ferranna, M Fleurbaey, D Klenert, U Kornek, K Kuruc, A Méjean, W Peng, N Scovronick, D Spears, F Wagner & S Zuber. Nature Climate Change. 2021.

November 2021

Protecting the poor with a carbon tax and equal per capita dividend. M Budolfson, F Dennig, Fkson, S Feindt, M Ferranna, M Fleurbaey, D Klenert, U Kornek, K Kuruc, A Méjean, W Peng, N Scovronick, D Spears, F Wagner & S Zuber. Nature Climate Change. 2021.

October 2021

To achieve deep cuts in US emissions, state-driven policy is only slightly more expensive than nationally uniform policy. W Peng, G Iyer, M Binsted, J Marlon, L Clarke, J A Edmonds, & D G Victor. Nature Climate Change. 2021.

August 2021

Emissions and Health Implications of Pennsylvania's Entry into the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative. H Yang, A T Pham, J R Landry, S A Blumsack, and W Peng . Environmental Science and Technology. 2021.

June 2021

U.S.–China Collaboration is Vital to Global Plans for a Healthy Environment and Sustainable Development. M Xu, G T Daigger,  C Xi, ..., W Peng, et al. Environmental Science & Technology. 2021.

May 2021

The importance of health co-benefits under different climate policy cooperation frameworks.  N Scovronick, D Anthoff, F Dennig, F Errickson, M Ferranna, W Peng, D Spears, F Wagner, M Budolfson. Environmental Research Letters, 2021, 16(5).

July 2021

"Opportunities for household energy on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau in line with United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals". Zhuang, MH, X Lu, W Peng, YF Wan, JX Wang, CP Nielsen, MB McElroy. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews.

January 2021

"Clean air actions in China, PM2.5 exposure, and household medical expenditures: A quasi-experimental study".
T Xue, T Zhu, W Peng, T Guan, S Zhang, Y Zheng, G Geng, Q Zhang. PLOS Medicine.