CCUS Finance
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Report

Dr. Julio Friedmann, Emeka Ochu and Jeffrey Brown analyze the policy measures needed to close the finance and investment gap for carbon capture projects in the U.S. power sector, focusing on privately held power plants fueled by natural gas and coal that represent about half of the power generation in the U.S. 

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Op-ed

Making concrete, steel and glass requires lots of heat — and lots of greenhouse gases. Dr. Julio Friedmann explains why the U.S. needs an agenda to decarbonize heavy industry.

Image of an industrial furnace
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Report

Heavy industry produces roughly 22 percent of global CO₂ emissions. Of these, roughly 40 percent (about 10 percent of total emissions) is the direct consequence of combustion to produce high-quality heat, almost entirely from the combustion of fossil fuels.

Blast furnace smelting liquid steel in steel mills
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Testimony

Testifying before the House Committee on Energy and Commerce, Senior Research Scholar Dr. Julio Friedmann discusses opportunities and obstacles to reducing industrial carbon emissions and offers policy steps to address the challenge.

Climate Change
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Article

In an article for Frontiers in Climate, Dr. Julio Friedmann examines the distinct roles of technical experts, financiers, and government officials in advancing carbon dioxide removal projects.

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Testimony

Testifying before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Senior Research Scholar Dr. Julio Friedmann discusses opportunities to enhance carbon capture utilization and storage and quickly reduce emissions in a cost-effective way while sustaining economic growth and communities at risk.

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Article

CGEP Scholars David Sandalow and Dr. Julio Friedmann explore the potential for direct air capture of carbon dioxide to contribute to climate mitigation and provide feedstock for commercial processes.

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Op-ed

Writing in The Hill, Dr. Julio Friedmann writes that being serious about climate means being serious about carbon management. 

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Article

Writing in Foreign Affairs, CGEP co-authors Kate Gordon and Julio Friedmann explain why climate change is a chronic condition. 

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Article

Last June, dozens of flights were canceled for multiple days at Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport. The culprit? Extreme heat, grounding planes not able to operate at temperatures above 118 degrees Fahrenheit.