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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Research
Commentary

CGEP Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew analyzes the conflict brewing in the Persian Gulf and offers four observations and expectations for the coming week.

Coal Mining
Research
Report

Adele Morris, Noah Kaufman and Siddhi Doshi examine the implications of a carbon-constrained future on coal-dependent local governments in the United States.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

The coal industry continues to tumble in the U.S. as electric power plants turn increasingly to natural gas and renewable energy as their fuels of choice. And that decline might only worsen for coal mining and the communities that rely on it if...

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Nuclear energy is increasingly seen as a solution to climate change, thanks to its carbon-free characteristics. But harnessing the atom more for peaceful purposes like electric power also requires assurances that it will be done safely and...

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Research
Commentary

Jarrett Blanc and Richard Nephew discuss the imminent nuclear crisis in Iran, atomic archive and the path forward.

Prospects for Global Truck Electrification and Autonomy and New Delivery Models
Research
Global Energy Dialogue

CGEP scholar Marianne Kah shares key insights from a workshop that explored prospects for global truck electrification, automation & the development of new urban delivery models - and their potential energy impacts.

Research
Article

The 2015 Paris climate agreement galvanized the global business community to commit to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, and President Trump’s decision to withdraw only further fueled corporate calls for climate action.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

When it comes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S., the private sector is playing a bigger role than ever before, and that goes for some energy providers, too. Among them is Xcel Energy, the first major U.S. utility to pledge to go...

Event
June 20, 2019

Location: U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, First St NE, Washington, DC 20515, Room 203-02 The federal clean electricity tax credits that helped propel the rise of solar and wind power will soon expire, and policymakers on both sides of the aisle are...

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