New York City bus
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Global Energy Dialogue

On September 17, 2019, Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP) hosted a workshop on the electrification of New York City’s bus fleet. The workshop offered a number of observations and recommendations to assist the Metropolitan Transit Authority (MTA) with meeting its goal of fully electrifying New York City’s municipal bus fleet by 2040. 

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

America’s preferences for energy have changed substantially over the past decade, with natural gas, renewable energy and energy efficiency all recording big gains. Now, a new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) and the Business...

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Climate change has not been a popular topic with Republicans in the U.S. Congress in recent years. Some deny the phenomenon is even happening, and others simply avoid the topic altogether. But that’s changing in the U.S. House of Representatives...

Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin
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Commentary

In the third of a four-part series, Richard Nephew examines the effectiveness of sanctions by the Trump Administration against Russia.

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Global Energy Dialogue

On November 22, 2019, the Paris Energy Club and the Center on Global Energy Policy convened a joint workshop at Columbia University’s Global Center at Reid Hall in Paris, focused on the intersection of energy and geopolitics.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

The year 2020 promises to be a tumultuous one in the U.S. for any number of reasons, including a national election, an impeachment of the president and ongoing divisions between Republicans and Democrats over the future course of government. And...

Ocean Climate
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Op-ed

In an op-ed for The Hill, Dr. Noah Kaufman explains that while innovation is a critically important complement to climate strategy, it’s not enough.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

After going on for nearly two years, the Trump administration’s trade war with China has taken a new turn with a so-called phase-one agreement. Among the terms of the...

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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.

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Op-ed

In a new commentary for Barron's, Richard Nephew examines the impact of new sanctions on Iran. 

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