Oil and gas refining in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia
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Interview

Jason BordoffAntoine Halff, and Richard Nephew offer insights on the attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil production and their potential impacts on energy markets, geopolitics, and energy security.

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.

Gasoline prices are displayed on a sign at a Shell gas station as an image of Donald Trump appears on a billboard nearby April 24, 2006 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan | Getty Images)
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Op-ed

In his latest opinion column in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff examines the massive attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure, arguing that “the attack on Abqaiq, the world’s most critical oil facility, is a stark reminder that the United States is not energy independent, nor can it go it alone when it comes to diplomacy in the world’s most critical oil-producing region."

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September 17, 2019

As presidential candidates, policymakers and businesses take a renewed interest in comprehensive federal climate policy, it's clear that the details of any policy could make or break its success. Carbon taxes are frequently proposed as a...

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...

Iran Nuclear
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Interview

CGEP Scholar Richard Nephew explains the implications of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announcement that Iran will take another step in reducing its commitments to the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal by restarting its nuclear research and development efforts without heed to limitations stipulated in the plan.

Image from CNN climate town hall
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Op-ed

Writing in USA Today, Dr. Noah Kaufman examines the 2020 presidential candidates' stances on carbon pricing.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

How we communicate about climate change and climate science has been a challenge and a growing concern for decades. 

In this edition of Columbia Energy Exchange, host...

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Report

John MacWilliams, Sarah La Monaca and James Kobus analyze the PG&E bankruptcy, assess how capital markets have reacted to the bankruptcy through the lens of valuations in the US utility sector, and discuss the policy implications of California’s recent legislative response to wildfire risk.

Climate Change
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Article

In an article for Frontiers in Climate, Dr. Julio Friedmann examines the distinct roles of technical experts, financiers, and government officials in advancing carbon dioxide removal projects.

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