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).

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.

How to Reach Net Zero
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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.

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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.

The Carbon-Neutral LNG Market: Creating a Framework for Real Emissions Reductions
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This commentary examines an existing and growing market trade behavior that has the potential to assist countries dependent on natural gas in meeting their climate targets during this transitory period for the global energy system.

Evaluating Net-Zero Industrial Hubs in the United States: A Case Study of Houston
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Report

This paper, part of the work from the Carbon Management Research Initiative of Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy, examines Houston as a potential net-zero hub location.

Will COVID Drive an Early Peak in Transportation Activity and Oil Demand?
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Report

This study, which was cosponsored by Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy and the University of California, Davis Institute for Transportation Studies (ITS-Davis), assesses potential drivers for discontinuous and permanent change in oil consumption arising out of the COVID pandemic.

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Article

In the Journal of Modern African Studies, Dr. Harry Verhoeven examines the works of Elleni Centime Zeleke, Mulugeta Gebrehiwot Berhe and Jonathan Fisher on Ethiopia. 

Building an Energy and Climate Coalition with Latin America and the Caribbean: An Agenda for the Biden Administration
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Commentary

In a new commentary, Dr. Mauricio Cárdenas and Laurie Fitzmaurice examine how the United States could utilize the tools of technology and financing focused on energy and climate to put LAC on a path toward sustained economic growth and social progress.

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