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This review paper first determines how a combination of supply and demand data requirements and socio-economic, environmental and political issues, can challenge the results of a low-spatial resolution model. It also demonstrates the incompleteness of single region ESOMs that do not capture sufficient spatial detail.

Green Hydrogen in a Circular Carbon Economy: Opportunities and Limits
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Report

This report, part of the Carbon Management Research Initiative at Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy, examines green hydrogen production and applications to understand the core challenges to its expansion at scale and the near-term opportunity to enable deployment.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

This episode originally aired on October 20th, 2020.

From California wildfires and Gulf Coast hurricanes to flooding in China and Pakistan, the impacts of...

Getting to 30-60: How China’s Biggest Coal Power, Cement, and Steel Corporations Are Responding to National Decarbonization Pledges
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Report

This report, part of the China Energy and Climate Program at Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy, assesses how China’s high-emitting industries have responded to the 30-60 targets and the accompanying elevation of climate within national policy priorities.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Host Bill Loveless interviews Climate Scientist Dr. Kate Marvel for her interpretation of the UN Intergovernmental Panel On Climate Change climate science report's conclusions.

National Oil Companies and the Energy Transition: Ecopetrol's Acquisition of an Electric Transmission Company
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Commentary

This commentary explores recent moves by Colombian national oil company Ecopetrol to adapt to the energy transition, especially its bid to acquire a majority stake in Interconexión Eléctrica SA (ISA), an electricity transmission company, for 14.2 trillion Colombian pesos (equal to about $3.6 billion).

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

The Biden Administration has promised that 40% of its investments in clean energy will go into disadvantaged communities that experience the worst impacts of the changing climate. But as they work to make good on these promises, there are...

German-American Support for Ukraine After Nord Stream 2 Won't Be Enough
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Op-ed

Pierre Noel and Chi Kong Chyong argue the Biden administration inherited an impossibly bad situation, having to choose between triggering a crisis with its indispensable European ally or risking the impression that it was throwing Ukraine under the bus. It chose the latter.

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