On September 17, 2020, Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP) held a virtual workshop about environmental performance in the oil and gas industry. This is a summary of that workshop.
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.
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.
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.