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.

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CGEP Scholars Tim Boersma and Jonathan Elkind discuss the state of play for European gas security. They argue that, notwithstanding the recent Stockholm arbitration decision between Ukraine’s state oil and gas company, NAK Naftogaz, and Russia’s Gazprom, the next 18 months hold the potential for new hurdles.

CGEP non-resident Fellow Robin Mills writes that  Iran has missed many chances to use its energy resources strategically and now that the US has withdrawn from the JCPOA its economic survival depends on maintaining some unlikely diplomatic and commercial alliances.

Writing in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff argues that President Trump wanted to be energy independent, but he’s forcing his country to get more deeply involved in the global oil market with his decision to withdraw from the Iran deal.

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David Turk
Acting Director, Directorate of Sustainability, Technology and Outlooks, Head of the Energy Environment Division, International Energy Agency

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data analytics are just a few of the digital trends that are poised to disrupt the energy system in the coming decades. These developments have the potential to improve productivity, safety and...

Glenn Hubbard
Dean, Columbia Business School

To address the threat of climate change and reduce carbon emissions, many business leaders, economists, and policymakers--including prominent Republicans--have pushed for a carbon tax in the United States. 

On a new episode of Columbia...

Ryan Popple
CEO, Proterra

The outlook for global oil demand has changed dramatically over the last decade. New technologies and policy have energy experts forecasting that demand for oil will peak. Many tie this outlook to the advent of electric vehicles, but given that...