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Getting to 30-60: How China’s Biggest Coal Power, Cement, and Steel Corporations Are Responding to National Decarbonization Pledges

This report, part of the China Energy and Climate Program at Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy, assesses how China’s high-emitting industries have responded to the 30-60 targets and the accompanying elevation of climate within national policy priorities.

In his latest essay in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff argues that even as many governments and environmentalists work to curb new coal plant financing and construction, far too little attention is being paid to the coal plants that already exist.

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Dr. Adele Morris, Dr. Noah Kaufman and Siddhi Doshi

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

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Dr. Rahul Tongia
Author, “Future of Coal in India"

In this edition of Columbia Energy Exchange, host Jason Bordoff is joined by Dr. Rahul Tongia, author of the new book “Future of Coal in India: Smooth Transition or Bumpy Road Ahead?”

David Sandalow
CGEP Inaugural Fellow and Author, Guide to Chinese Climate Policy

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...

Carl Pope
Senior Climate Advisor to Michael Bloomberg and Principal Advisor, Inside Straight Strategies

With the next U.S. election just 15 months away, advocates of action on climate change are gearing up with fresh plans to address the issue and bring them to the attention of the American electorate. Among the...