Bogota
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Op-ed

In a new op-ed, Dr. Mauricio Cárdenas, Eduardo Levy Yeyati & Andrés Velasco argue that the COVID-19 pandemic has done more than ravage Latin America’s economies; it has highlighted two pervasive and chronic structural weaknesses. 

Wind turbines at a wind farm in Colorado City, Texas
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Op-ed

In his latest column in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff argues that while a President Joe Biden and a Republican-controlled U.S. Senate—the current scenario pending final vote counts and two runoff elections in Georgia—means ambitious legislative action on energy and climate change will be significantly more challenging, there will still be many options for meaningful climate action under a Biden administration. 

 

China developing
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Global Energy Dialogue

In February 2020, CGEP convened a workshop to discuss the role of state-owned enterprises (SOEs) in realizing collective climate action goals. This is a summary of that workshop.

The oil and gas industry can end all routine gas flaring by 2025
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Blog post

Erin Blanton and Ben Ratner write about the five key climate metrics for the oil and gas sector's next five years in the World Economic Forum blog.

An indigenous man holds a flag at Plaza de Bolivar during a general strike against social and economic policies.
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Commentary

In an op-ed for Americas Quarterly, Dr. Mauricio Cárdenas explains why, amid the Covid-19 crisis, political leaders in Latin America should pursue policy changes that extend beyond the short-term crisis to their countries’ long-term health.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Matthew Harris to discuss what capital allocation and clean technology infrastructure is needed to support a new era of decarbonization. 

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Report

Richard Nephew evaluates the sanctions put in place against Qatar by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Egypt, and Bahrain.

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Report

A.J. Goulding, Mugwe Kiragu and David Nour Berro present a methodology to quantify potential permanent reductions in electricity demand triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by one of the leading reporters today writing about the links between a warming planet and such issues as race, conflict, natural disasters, and big tech: Somini Sengupta.

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Report

In a new report, the Carbon Management Research Initiative, puts forward a levelized cost of carbon abatement, LCCA, an improved methodology for comparing technologies and policies based on the cost of carbon abatement.

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