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September 30, 2020

Are you discovering that after months of working from home, it is not the dream you thought it would be? You’re not alone. Community, workflow, and time management can all suffer when we step out of the rhythm of the office. And the fatigue that...

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September 24, 2020

Food systems contribute 21-37% of global greenhouse gas emissions, according to the best estimate. But food systems have received far less attention than power and transport systems in the global response to climate change. Very few countries...

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September 24, 2020

Climate change is already impacting the health of people around the world. At the heart of the challenge—and its solution—is the energy system, which currently produces not only the majority of human-produced greenhouse gas emissions but also the...

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September 22, 2020

As underscored in the IPCC Special Report on 1.5, carbon capture utilisation and storage (CCUS) is vital to reducing emissions to net-zero by mid-century. To achieve this goal, we must go a step further and decisively embrace carbon dioxide...

Research
Op-ed

In a new op-ed for Americas Quarterly, Dr. Mauricio Cárdenas writes that centrist positions – both on the economy and on how to re-open – are needed now more than ever.

Research
Op-ed

In a new OpEd, Dr. Mauricio Cárdenas argues that a comprehensive debt-repayment freeze could be counterproductive for emerging economies that currently retain access to financial markets. 

Heat pump
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Report

In a new report, Noah Kaufman, David Sandalow, Clotilde Rossi di Schio and Jake Higdon examine the opportunities and challenges of decarbonizing space heating with air source heat pumps.

Research
Op-ed

Some regard Latin America as the world’s new oil frontier. Mauricio Cárdenas explains that although Brazil is well placed to ramp up production, Mexico and Venezuela seem unlikely to reverse declining production anytime soon.

Blast furnace smelting liquid steel in steel mills
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Testimony

Testifying before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Senior Research Scholar Dr. Julio Friedmann discusses opportunities and obstacles to reducing industrial carbon emissions and offers policy steps to address the challenge.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Global energy markets are in flux, from the rapid growth in renewable energy production and falling technology costs to talk of peak demand and calls for urgent action on climate change. At the same time, greenhouse gas emissions went up last...

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