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Evaluating Net-Zero Industrial Hubs in the United States: A Case Study of Houston

This paper, part of the work from the Carbon Management Research Initiative of Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy, examines Houston as a potential net-zero hub location.

Proposed 45Q Tax Credit Reform Could Give a Big Boost to Carbon Capture Projects

In a new op-ed for State of the Planet, Emeka Ochu argues a direct pay option for the 45Q tax credit could help to incentivize carbon capture retrofits in U.S. power plants.

To Bring Emissions-Slashing Technologies to Market, the United States Needs Targeted Demand-Pull Innovation Policies

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.

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Jim Farley & Mary Nichols
Chief Executive Officer of Ford & Distinguished Visiting Fellow at CGEP

This live episode of the podcast, moderated by host Jason Bordoff, features two key figures in the clean transportation transition: Jim Farley and Mary Nichols.

Dr. Julio Friedmann
Senior Research Scholar, CGEP

The world’s biggest carbon capture and storage machine launched last week in Iceland. It’s called Orca. According to Swiss startup Climeworks, the company which built the plant, it will capture 4,000 metric tons of...

Adam Sobel
Climate Scientist and Columbia Professor

Record-breaking heat waves in Oregon and Washington State. Wildfires rippling through the West. A looming season of hurricanes.

These weather events take a toll on human life and strain our energy infrastructure. 

But to what extent...