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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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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...

Paul Dabbar
CGEP Distinguished Visiting Fellow and CEO of Bohr Quantum Technologies

The lithium-ion battery. The megawatt-scale wind turbine. The crystalline-silicon solar panel.

All popular, scalable low-carbon innovations that enjoy modern commercial success today started as prototypes with promise but lacking in funds...

Bernard Looney
CEO, bp

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Bernard Looney, CEO of bp, to discuss bp’s planned transformation from an oil and gas company to an integrated energy company, a little more than one year into the strategy.