Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Steel goes into pretty much everything around us – from buildings and bridges to the furniture in our homes. And decarbonizing the steel industry is essential because we need steel to decarbonize the world. Think...

April 26, 2022

The current commodity market turmoil related to the Russia-Ukraine War has highlighted the importance of global commodity markets in supporting the energy transition to low- and zero-carbon fuels, while also creating unprecedented volatility and...

May 10, 2022

The transition away from a fossil fuel-based energy system to one based on cleaner energy technologies raises profound questions for traditional oil and gas companies. In looking to the world’s future energy requirements, some of these companies...

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Around the world, natural gas prices continue to tick upward, surging to levels not seen in more than a decade. 

Russia’s war on Ukraine is largely to blame for high...

Q&A | Exit or stay? The decisions of international oil companies involved in Russia after its invasion of Ukraine

In this piece, Dr. Shangyou Nie, a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy, takes stock of what these companies have announced as the crisis surrounding the war in Ukraine evolves.

Supply of Critical Minerals Amid the Russia-Ukraine Crisis and Possible Sanctions

This commentary highlights Russia’s market share in key metals and the mining sector, in particular critical minerals, to provide policy makers and industry leaders with a general sense of the concentration of such materials and the limited options for securing them elsewhere, should they consider broadening sanctions in that direction.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Russia’s oil and natural gas commodities get a lot of attention, but the country’s critical metals and minerals supplies – which include steel, titanium, nickel, cobalt and lithium – are also cause for concern. ...

April 19, 2022

This roundtable is open only to currently-enrolled Columbia University students. This is an in-person event.

Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy for a roundtable discussion with Diego Mesa Puyo...

Considering a Federal Program to Permanently Plug and Abandon Offshore Oil and Gas Wells

Failure to properly plug and abandon (P&A) oil and gas wells in the United States at the end of their useful life can impose environmental costs and saddle taxpayers with cleanup liabilities.