Manage energy transition for a greener world
WEI PENG 彭暐
School of International Affairs & Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
Penn State University
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 814-865-9408
Address: 228 Lewis Katz (SIA) or 219B Sackett (CEE), University Park, PA 16802
Profile Links: Google Scholar; ResearchGate; Twitter
Our paper that studies the equity implications of electric vehicles was recently published in Environmental Research Letters.
April 24, 2023
Dr. Peng and colleagues recently published a paper on the role electric vehicles play in reducing India's CO2 and air pollutant emissions generated from road transport.
November 17, 2022
Dr. Peng and doctoral student Huilin Luo were both mentioned in this Penn State news article about our group's Sloan Grant.
November 01, 2022
Hui Yang’s new paper on the impacts socio-demographic factors have on future health burdens from air pollution was recently published in Nature Sustainability.
October 24, 2022
Dr. Peng and colleagues recently published an article on how to integrate air quality and health concerns in our decarbonization strategies.
August 5, 2022
Doctoral student Hui Yang won the prestigious and highly selective Norwood Wherry Memorial Graduate Fellowship from College of Engineering!
December 16, 2021
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
Equity Implications of Electric Vehicles: A Systematic Review on the Spatial Distribution of Emissions, Air Pollution, and Health Impacts. A Sharma, J Shiwang, A Lee & W Peng. Environmental Research Letters, 18. 2023
Narrowing Fossil Fuel Consumption in the Indian Road Transport Sector Towards Reaching Carbon Neutrality.
M S Hossain, Y R Fang, T Ma, C Huang, W Peng, J Urpelainen, C Hebbale & H Dai. Energy Policy, 172. 2023.
Feasible Climate Mitigation. P Stern, T Dietz, K Nielsen, W Peng, M Vandenbergh. Nature Climate Change, 13, 6-8. 2022
Socio-demographic factors shaping the future global health burden from air pollution. H Yang, X Huang, D.M. Westervelt, L Horowitz, & W Peng. Nature Sustainability. 2022.
Integrating air quality and health considerations into power sector decarbonization strategies. W Peng and Y Ou. Environ. Res. Lett. 2022.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).