Event
December 15, 2020

<p><strong>LIVE VIRTUAL DEBATE | 1pm (New York) | 7pm (Paris)</strong></p> <p>The third session of the &quot;Debating the Future of Europe&quot; series will focus on the European Green Deal. What has been...

Electricity supply
Research
Commentary

Dr. Melissa C. Lott and Dr. Julio Friedmann discuss the role of electricity in deep decarbonization efforts, and how zero-carbon oversupplies might be deployed.

Research
Commentary

A new commentary from Center on Global Energy Policy senior research scholar Jonathan Elkind and co-author Damian Bednarz, surveys the challenges facing EU climate policy in 2020, as the bloc seeks both to chart a course to midcentury decarbonization and to respond to a pandemic that has paralyzed economies and upended lives across Europe.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal.

Research
Op-ed

In an op-ed for State of the Planet, CGEP Senior Research Scholar Dr. Melissa C. Lott argues that in order to solve our current public health emergency in which dirty fuels are causing 90% of children to breathe dangerous air, we must speed up the transition to cleaner sources of energy dramatically.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast
The world is undergoing remarkable changes in the way energy is supplied, delivered and used, affecting virtually every aspect of our lives. In fact, megatrends are taking shape so quickly that keeping up with them is challenging....
Image of an industrial furnace
Research
Report

Heavy industry produces roughly 22 percent of global CO₂ emissions. Of these, roughly 40 percent (about 10 percent of total emissions) is the direct consequence of combustion to produce high-quality heat, almost entirely from the combustion of fossil fuels.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Climate change is an urgent challenge. We are nowhere on track to meet the targets of the Paris Agreement in countries around the world. Action depends not just on reducing emissions here at home, but meeting rapid...

View of the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in China in misty ambiance
Research
Report

Philippe Benoit explores the role of state-owned enterprises in climate change, examines the effectiveness of market-oriented solutions such as carbon taxes in changing SOE behavior, and evaluates some other potential strategies for reducing their emissions.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

For the past 68 years, BP has published its Annual Statistical Review of World Energy, an impressive collection of global energy data that offers a retrospective view of what...

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