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2020 News Items

June 2020

Twenty journalists will participate in this year’s virtual program.

May 2020

Varun Sivaram

Physicist and former renewable energy executive Dr. Varun Sivaram will lead new initiative on global energy innovation

April 2020

Former FERC Chairman and Commissioner Cheryl LaFleur Joins Center on Global Energy Policy as Distinguished Visiting Fellow

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Celebrating Earth Day at 50

This page features research, videos and events from our expert scholars and researchers that link the policies, technologies and economic incentives needed to address the threat of climate change. Connect with us on social media to celebrate Earth Day at 50 and be part of the solution as we look forward to the next 50.

March 2020

Covid-19 virus photo

This page serves as a clearinghouse of information about the impact of Covid-19 and the historic oil price crash on geopolitics, the economy, our efforts to address climate change while transitioning to cleaner energy, and more. 

It is with great regret that we announce that the Columbia Global Energy Summit scheduled for April 22, 2020 has been cancelled.

Erin Blanton

Erin Blanton has joined CGEP as a Senior Research Scholar.

January 2020

Reflections from Davos 2020

CGEP Founding Director Jason Bordoff spent the past few days participating in the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos. He offers the following reflections on his experience this year, the...

Apply now for the Energy Journalism Initiative

Apply now for the 2020 Energy Journalism Initiative.

Richard L. Kauffman

The Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs announced today Richard L. Kauffman has joined the Center as an Adjunct Senior Research Scholar. He will conduct research focused on the power sector and clean energy finance, manage collaborative projects that contribute to the University’s wider research, and engage with public and private sector leaders, journalists, and students.