Carbon Tax Initiative

Our Carbon Tax Research Initiative explores key questions and implications related to the design and implementation of a carbon tax in the United States.

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Carbon Management Research Initiative

 Our Carbon Management Research Initiative explores the public policy, financial and economic aspects of removing, storing and using carbon dioxide. 

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Guide to Chinese Climate Policy 

Our Guide to Chinese Climate Policy explores the impacts of climate change in China, and the effectiveness of policies designed to address climate change.

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Featured Research

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CGEP Senior Research Scholar and Fellow Dr. Varun Sivaram and Research Scholar Dr. Noah Kaufman examine the renewable electricity production and investment tax credits and offer design principles for future clean electricity tax incentives.

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Testifying before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Senior Research Scholar Dr. Julio Friedmann discusses opportunities to enhance carbon capture utilization and storage and quickly reduce emissions in a cost-effective way while sustaining economic growth and communities at risk.

Emissions

Prepared testimony by CGEP Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Carlos Curbelo. He recommends a carbon tax as policy tool to respond to climate change and as a distinct alternative to other regulatory strategies that prescribe where and how emissions reductions must take place.

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Spencer Dale
Chief Economist, BP

For the past 68 years, BP has published its Annual Statistical Review of World Energy, an impressive collection of global energy data that offers a retrospective view of what has happened in the world of energy production, consumption, trade, and...

Karen Harbert
President & CEO, American Gas Association

Host Bill Loveless is joined by Karen Harbert, President & CEO of the American Gas Association. They discuss the future of U.S. natural gas in a changing climate. 

Michael Gerrard
Director, Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Professor Michael Gerrard, Director of the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law at Columbia University.