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Report

John Larsen, Noah Kaufman, Peter Marsters, Whitney Herndon, Hannah Kolus, and Ben King examine which policies are needed to complement an economy-wide carbon tax and further cut CO2 from the US energy system.

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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October 19, 2020

The need for rapid, profound decarbonization has never been more clear, manifested in the health, environmental and economic damages attributed to climate change. The growing consensus and urgency of addressing climate change is reflected in new...

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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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October 15, 2020

Scholars and faculty from the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia SIPA (CGEP) and Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) will join students for a series of engaging seminars to discuss the world’s most pressing...

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Global Energy Dialogue

On July 2, 2020, Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP) and Harvard University jointly hosted a virtual roundtable on climate-oriented economic recovery and stimulus packages.

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Commentary

In a new commentary co-authored by the Center on Global Energy Policy and TNO, Jonathan Elkind, Erin Blanton, Hugo Denier van der Gon, Robert L. Kleinberg and Anton Leemhuis explore detection and response to oil and gas methane emissions, including the significance of detecting these emissions for the climate, and the changing landscape of satellite-based methane detection for industry, finance and investment, and public policy.

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October 13, 2020

Natural gas has been seen by many as playing a strategic role in the clean energy transition – a means to reduce both local air pollution and coal-associated carbon emissions, a means of quick-ramping dispatchable power, a plentiful, economically...

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Musabbeh Al Kaabi, Chief Executive Officer of the Petroleum & Petrochemicals platform at Mubadala, a sovereign investment firm in Abu Dhabi.

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Op-ed

There must be short-term emissions cuts along with commitments to be carbon neutral by 2060

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