The Social Aspects of ESG Investing: Insights on Diversity in Energy Finance
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A new commentary from CGEP's Women in Energy program discusses the approaches ESG-oriented institutional investors and engaged impact investors are taking to make apparent the gender and broader diversity standards that companies, including energy companies, will need to meet to maintain access to their capital.

To Bring Emissions-Slashing Technologies to Market, the United States Needs Targeted Demand-Pull Innovation Policies
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Dr. Varun Sivaram, Dr. Matt Bowen, Dr. Noah Kaufman and Doug Rand explore targeted demand-pull measures the Biden administration can immediately use to create early markets for promising clean energy technologies.

USA and China
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In a new commentary, Aimee Barnes, Dr. Fan Dai, & Angela Luh take a close look at the Biden-Harris presidential platform with respect to climate action and China.

Worker at port
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Noah Kaufman, John Larsen, Ben King, and Peter Marsters reintroduce output-based rebates as an alternative to border carbon adjustment, analyze US industries that could be compensated with OBRs, and estimate the costs of doing so.

Electricity supply
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Dr. Melissa C. Lott and Dr. Julio Friedmann discuss the role of electricity in deep decarbonization efforts, and how zero-carbon oversupplies might be deployed.

An indigenous man holds a flag at Plaza de Bolivar during a general strike against social and economic policies.
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In an op-ed for Americas Quarterly, Dr. Mauricio Cárdenas explains why, amid the Covid-19 crisis, political leaders in Latin America should pursue policy changes that extend beyond the short-term crisis to their countries’ long-term health.

Global sanctions
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Richard Nephew explores the last four years of new sanctions, policies, and approaches around the world.

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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.

NYC skyline
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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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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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