Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Spencer Dale, BP’s group chief economist, to discuss the outlook for the energy sector, the impact of the pandemic on it, BP’s corporate strategy shift, and more.

Event
December 14, 2020

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Executive Summary

Decarbonizing the US economy at a reasonable cost will necessitate the construction of new,...

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Report

Together with the NYU School of Law’s Institute for Policy Integrity, this report explains steps the federal government could take to facilitate the development of a future grid that is capable of supporting a reliable, affordable, and increasingly zero-carbon power sector.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Christy Goldfuss, co-chair of the Climate 21 Project, Senior Vice President for Energy and Environment Policy at the Center for American Progress, and former managing director of the White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) during the Obama administration. 

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Op-ed

In his latest column in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff examines what Biden's making climate change a top national security priority will mean for global energy markets and how the use of foreign policy tools—in areas as diverse as international trade, development assistance, multilateral finance, nonproliferation, and diplomacy—can give a boost to clean energy and U.S. firms and technologies.

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Commentary

Noah Kaufman, John Larsen, Ben King, and Peter Marsters reintroduce output-based rebates as an alternative to border carbon adjustment, analyze US industries that could be compensated with OBRs, and estimate the costs of doing so.

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Article

Climate change is a public health issue. The 2020 Report of the Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change published in The Lancet medical journal brings together experts from across the globe to track how climate change is affecting our health, including Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy Dr. Melissa C. Lott who examines the impacts of air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions from the energy sector.

Event
December 01, 2020

<p>Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy and&nbsp;the SIPA Pan-African Network (SPAN) for a virtual student roundtable discussion with Damilola Ogunbiyi, CEO and Special Representative, UN Secretary-General for Sustainable...

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Jane Flegal to discuss the governance, science and decision-making processes needed to unlock climate action and new innovation. 

Event
November 23, 2020

Green hydrogen is made using electricity from renewable energy to electrolyze water, separating the hydrogen and oxygen atoms. It&rsquo;s a clean alternative to fossil fuels that, unlike traditional renewables like solar and wind energy, can be stored and used at any time of day, in any weather condition. It also may be the only way to bring greenhouse gas emissions from the power sector to the equivalent of zero, considering several countries&rsquo; commitments to carbon neutrality over the next 20-40 years.

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