Event
August 10, 2021
Research
Interview

Dr. Julio Friedmann is a senior research scholar at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University SIPA, specializing in the fields of carbon management, including carbon capture, industrial decarbonization, hydrogen, and CO2 removal. Prior to joining CGEP, Dr. Friedmann was Principal Assistant Deputy at the US Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy and Chief Energy Technologist at Lawrence Livermore National Lab. He holds a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Southern California and M.S. and B.S. degrees in geology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

The global offshore wind industry is booming as China and Europe break records for the size and scope of their projects. 

The US wind industry is a different story. America only has one small commercial project in operation. But states...
Research
Interview

Dr. Harrison Fell is a senior research scholar at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University SIPA, specializing in the fields of environmental, energy, and natural resource economics. Prior to joining CGEP, Dr. Fell was an associate professor (with tenure) at North Carolina State University, an assistant professor at the Colorado School of Mines, and fellow at the DC-based think tank Resources for the Future. He holds a PhD and MS in economics from the University of Washington and BS degrees in economics and engineering from the Colorado School of Mines.

How to Reach Net Zero
Research
Op-ed

While the world has many ambitious long-term climate targets, it lacks strategies to put the right investments and policies in place. The next 10-15 years will be critical – and several factors can promote effective efforts to achieve net-zero emissions by mid-century.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Record-breaking heat waves in Oregon and Washington State. Wildfires rippling through the West. A looming season of hurricanes.

These weather events take a toll on human life and strain our energy infrastructure. 

But to what extent...

Research
Global Energy Dialogue

On June 3, 2021, CGEP and the Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP, the German Institute for International and Security Affairs), in cooperation with the European Climate Foundation (ECF) and the European Union (EU) Delegation to the US, cohosted a private virtual roundtable focusing on energy security issues during a period of heightened action on climate goals. This is a summary of that roundtable.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

In late June, Congress voted to undo former President Trump's rollback of methane regulations that were put in place during the Obama Era. 

The move was a major...

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