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October 27, 2020

Housing and energy are the core of environmental justice. The housing in low-income communities -- defined as an area in which 23.59 percent or more of the population lives at or below the poverty line -- is frequently older and energy...

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October 20, 2020

China’s dramatic economic growth this century has made it not only the second largest economy in the world, but also the biggest energy producer and consumer and the largest emitter of greenhouse gases. As reflected in the reactions to China’s...

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Report

John Larsen, Noah Kaufman, Peter Marsters, Whitney Herndon, Hannah Kolus, and Ben King examine which policies are needed to complement an economy-wide carbon tax and further cut CO2 from the US energy system.

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October 15, 2020

Scholars and faculty from the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia SIPA (CGEP) and Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science (SEAS) will join students for a series of engaging seminars to discuss the world’s most pressing...

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Global Energy Dialogue

On July 2, 2020, Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy (CGEP) and Harvard University jointly hosted a virtual roundtable on climate-oriented economic recovery and stimulus packages.

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Commentary

In a new commentary co-authored by the Center on Global Energy Policy and TNO, Jonathan Elkind, Erin Blanton, Hugo Denier van der Gon, Robert L. Kleinberg and Anton Leemhuis explore detection and response to oil and gas methane emissions, including the significance of detecting these emissions for the climate, and the changing landscape of satellite-based methane detection for industry, finance and investment, and public policy.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Musabbeh Al Kaabi, Chief Executive Officer of the Petroleum & Petrochemicals platform at Mubadala, a sovereign investment firm in Abu Dhabi.

Almost 70 countries and the EU have already pledged to make their economies ‘net-zero’ greenhouse gas emitters by mid-century © AP
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Op-ed

There must be short-term emissions cuts along with commitments to be carbon neutral by 2060

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Commentary

Noah Kaufman and Yu Ann Tan explain the importance of electrification to deep decarbonization and the failure of building regulations to encourage it, focusing on New York City’s Local Law 97.

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Commentary

Mauricio Cárdenas and Juan José Guzmán Ayala look at the challenges confronted by Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) and propose a series of actions to structure a recovery plan that minimizes potential moral hazard effects while aligning fiscal, social, and environmental sustainability priorities.

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