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In his latest op-ed in The Hill, Philippe Benoit explains why taxing the carbon emissions from luxury consumption is something the Democratic presidential candidates and the sponsors of the Green New Deal might want to consider adding to their climate proposals. 

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Op-ed

Writing in The Hill, Philippe Benoit looks ahead to December's international climate negotiations and questions how the Green New Deal will play in the global arena.

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Some regard Latin America as the world’s new oil frontier. Mauricio Cárdenas explains that although Brazil is well placed to ramp up production, Mexico and Venezuela seem unlikely to reverse declining production anytime soon.

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October 30, 2019

While, internationally, the most visible push in the energy-development area is to eradicate poverty through increased access, middle-income developing countries face another challenge that resonates more for them domestically and also presents...

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

China is the world leader in emissions of heat-trapping gases, and the Chinese government is taking many steps to reduce emissions, including policies that have made China the world's leader in renewable energy and electric vehicles. But other...

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CGEP Senior Research Scholar Dr. Erica Downs examines the environmental and debt sustainability of China’s Belt and Road Initiative through the lens of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) power sector projects. 

High voltage electricity Transmission Towers of National Grid passing through green mustard fields , Uttar Pradesh, India
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Rural Electricity Supply: Commodity or Entitlement is a summary of the work “Explaining Willingness to Pay for Pricing Reforms that Improve Electricity Service in India,” published by Dr. Johannes Urpelainen, Brian Blankenship and Jason Wong in Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy in January 2019, as part of CGEP’s Faculty Grant Program.  

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Big changes are taking place in Chile when it comes to energy, with a strong push for renewable energy in recent years. And there’s more to come, according to the country’s president, Sebastián Piñera.

In this edition of Columbia Energy...

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April 23, 2019

Women in developing countries have a distinct role in leading a global energy transition, one that improves access, while promoting social and environmental goals. In fact, some of the most daunting aspects of energy poverty disproportionately...

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

On this edition of Columbia Energy Exchange, host Jason Bordoff is joined by María Fernanda Suárez, Minister of Mines and Energy in Colombia, where she manages the country's efforts to boost oil production, promote sustainability, and diversify...

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