Research
Commentary

A recent study by MIT attempts to address the issue of the technological improvements in the U.S. tight oil sector. Given the consequential impacts of the US shale revolution, both at home and abroad, it is important to understand what the MIT study actually said and its implications for US production. In this new commentary, CGEP scholar Marianne Kah attempts to highlight and clarify some of the critical findings of the MIT study and address more broadly the many uncertainties regarding forecasting future US tight oil production. 

Research
Commentary

In a new commentary from the Center on Global Energy Policy, Nonresident Fellow Dr. Varun Sivaram surveys four areas affected by Trump’s solar tariffs—domestic manufacturing, innovation in solar technology, domestic deployment of solar power, and trade retaliation and disputes—concluding that the tariffs will not generate material benefits in any of them.  

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Host Bill Loveless sits down with Lisa Friedman of The New York Times and Steve Mufson of The Washington Post to discuss the impact of President Trump's first year in office on energy and environment policy in the...

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Event
January 17, 2018

Please join us for the launch of The Fracking Debate, the upcoming book in the Center on Global Energy Policy Series published by the Columbia University Press. Author Daniel Raimi, Senior Research Associate at Resources for the Future, Lecturer...

Event Recording

Center on Global Energy Policy launched The Fracking Debate, the upcoming book in the Center on Global Energy Policy Series published by the Columbia University Press. In his book, author Daniel Raimi, Senior Research Associate at...

Research
Report

In the first paper of the Carbon Tax Research Iniatitive series, Jason Bordoff and John Larsen outline important design considerations of a carbon tax in the United States.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

President Trump has taken new steps to fulfill his campaign promise to either end the Iran nuclear agreement or get a better deal. After much speculation over whether he would extend the deal at all, the President issued an ultimatum to Congress...

Research
Op-ed

Florida’s exemption reveals limits of Trump’s offshore drilling plan, writes Director Jason Bordoff on TheHill.com.

Research
Commentary

Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew outlines four potential paths forward for the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and their implications for energy markets.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

The U.S. shale revolution is one of the most disruptive developments in oil and gas markets since the formation of OPEC in the 1960s. However, the process to recover oil and gas reserves from shale formations, hydraulic fracturing--better known...

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