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China is the world’s leading emitter of heat-trapping gases by a wide margin. In his Guide to Chinese Climate Policy, David Sandalow examines China's emissions, explores the impacts of climate change in China, provides a short history of China's climate policies and discusses China’s principal climate policies today. This up-to-date Guide is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in China, climate change or both.

View of the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River in China in misty ambiance
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Report

Philippe Benoit explores the role of state-owned enterprises in climate change, examines the effectiveness of market-oriented solutions such as carbon taxes in changing SOE behavior, and evaluates some other potential strategies for reducing their emissions.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Dr. Christof Rühl, an internationally renowned economist specializing in macroeconomics and energy economics.

High voltage electricity Transmission Towers of National Grid passing through green mustard fields , Uttar Pradesh, India
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Report

Rural Electricity Supply: Commodity or Entitlement is a summary of the work “Explaining Willingness to Pay for Pricing Reforms that Improve Electricity Service in India,” published by Dr. Johannes Urpelainen, Brian Blankenship and Jason Wong in Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy in January 2019, as part of CGEP’s Faculty Grant Program.  

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

For the past 68 years, BP has published its Annual Statistical Review of World Energy, an impressive collection of global energy data that offers a retrospective view of what has happened in the world of energy production, consumption, trade, and...

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Commentary

In the third edition of their annual Changing Global Gas Order series, authors Akos Losz, Tim Boersma and Tatiana Mitrova offer their perspective of the trends and developments that emerged in the global natural gas market in 2018. 

Event
March 26, 2019

Concerns about the impacts of climate change and the pace and scale of our efforts to reduce emissions have prompted a resurgence of interest and attention on how we can remove carbon from the environment, store it and use it for practical...

Power lines and a windmill against a bright sun.
Research

This effort develops an energy-for-development framework to analyze the energy transformations of developing countries in the 21st century. The framework is constructed around the five pillars of energy exports: growing local consumption, securing more energy, global impacts, and access for homes and businesses.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Freeing the world of poverty is the predominant goal of the World Bank, one of the largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries. And one of the most important factors in achieving that objective is providing reliable and...

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November 19, 2018

Speakers Dr. Reihana Mohideen, Senior Research Fellow, University of Melbourne & Senior Consultant, Asian Development Bank Francesco Tornieri, Principal Social Development Specialist (GAD), South Asia Department, Asian Development Bank Co-...

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