Event
April 19, 2018

On Thursday, April 19, 2018, CGEP will celebrate its 5th anniversary and host the annual Columbia Global Energy Summit. The half-day forum will include keynote remarks, interviews and plenary conversations with senior energy sector leaders...

Research
Report

Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew explores the process and impact of terminating economic santions, using Libya as a recent example. 

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

U.S. climate and energy policy has shifted course under the Trump Administration. From the decision to leave the Paris Agreement, to promises to prop up the coal industry, to a push for "energy dominance" and now a new "energy realism," much has...

Research
Commentary

Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew writes on the consequences of a possible decision by President Trump to de-authorize the extension of sanctions waivers that permit the JCPOA to function.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

New developments in the global energy landscape--from the rise of clean energy technologies and predictions of peak oil demand, to the shale revolution and depressed oil prices, to the ebb and flow of geopolitical tensions and policy efforts to...

Research
Commentary

In this new commenary, CGEP Nonresident Fellow Shayle Kann and his co-author MJ Shiao argue that there are two main reasons solar companies will think twice before investing into new US solar panel manufacturing industry -- the economic benefits from new tariffs may never materilaize and if they do they will be short lived. 

Event
January 30, 2018

The Center on Global Energy Policy & The Harriman Institute hosted a talk with Richard Nephew, CGEP Senior Research Scholar, about his new book, The Art of Sanctions: A View from the Field (Columbia University Press...

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

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
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.

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