Climate change is one of the central challenges of the 21st century. Building and linking the policies, technologies, financial systems and markets needed to achieve climate goals is key to addressing this challenge.
Carbon Tax Initiative
CGEP has launched an initiative to explore key questions and implications related to the design and implementation of a carbon tax in the United States.
Writing in The Hill, Dave Banks argues why he places the odds of greater than 60-40 that President Trump scores a Paris political victory shortly before the 2020 election, thanks in large part to the flexibility that his predecessor gave him.
Writing in The Hill, CGEP non-resident Fellow Ali Zaidi argues that the United States remains well-positioned to lead on clean energy but to do so we need to keep increasing investment — and keep increasing impact.
Bill Loveless sits down with Ajay Mathur to talk about the outlook for energy supply and demand in India, including the critical role that a combination of solar energy and storage could play in his country in coming years.
On this episode of Columbia Energy Exchange, host Jason Bordoff sits down with Richard Rhodes, a Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author, and author of newly released book, Energy: A Human History, to discuss what history can tell us about our current energy transition.
Harold Hitchings Burbank Professor of Political Economy at Harvard University
The list of controversial energy issues in Washington, D.C. is a long one. But none may be as complicated to understand as the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS), a U.S. mandate that gasoline and diesel fuel contain specified amounts of ethanol and other biofuels.