Event
December 16, 2021

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in some grave setbacks for Latin America's development agenda. Malnutrition, unemployment and inequality are, once again, on the rise and the region's debt-to-GDP ratios have increased considerably. At the same...

Research
Report

This report quantifies the mismatch between companies’ contracted variable renewable electricity (VRE) and their actual use of electricity to highlight the degree to which these companies still rely on a partially fossil-fueled power grid to bridge the gap.

Q&A | Evaluating Electric Vehicle and Transport Sector Decarbonization Commitments from COP26 with Dr. Tom Moerenhout
Research
Interview

In this piece, the Center on Global Energy Policy’s Dr. Tom Moerenhout discusses EV commitments made at the recent COP26 in Glasgow and whether those are sufficient to meet the massive challenge of converting the global vehicle fleet from fossil-fuel dependence.

Q&A | Energy Takeaways from the North American Leaders Summit with Leonardo Beltrán Rodríguez
Research
Interview

In this piece, the Center on Global Energy Policy’s Distinguished Visiting Fellow Leonardo Beltrán Rodríguez, Mexico’s former deputy secretary of energy, discusses some of the major developments related to energy and emissions that emerged from the summit.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

In this interview, Tubiana offers an insider’s perspective on the outcomes at Glasgow, and what’s needed from governments and financial institutions over the coming years.

Event
December 16, 2021

Historically, Africa’s and Latin America’s economic role in the international system has been that of exporters of commodities to markets in Europe and North America--in the process providing vital resources to sustain the global carbon economy...

Event
December 09, 2021

China is the world’s largest energy consumer, energy producer and greenhouse gas emitter. Its patterns of energy use have profound impacts on energy markets, geopolitics and the global climate. The Chinese government has committed to dramatic...

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Heavy trucks emit an outsize share of greenhouse gasses and toxic pollutants. But we rely on them for nearly everything we buy. What will it take to decarbonize them?

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Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

The Covid-19 pandemic continues to shake up the global oil economy as fears surrounding the newly-discovered Omicron variant sparked a drop in prices last week. 

This—combined with an ongoing energy crisis and a previous drop in prices...

Event
December 02, 2021

The Center on Global Energy Policy presents the Columbia Energy Technology Revolution Forum, a new webinar series hosted by Paul Dabbar, CGEP Distinguished Visiting Fellow and former Under Secretary for Science at the U.S....

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