Event
October 23, 2019

Join the Center on Global Energy Policy and CGEP Visiting Scholar Rim Baltaduonis for a hands-on demonstration of how laboratory economics experiments can be used to study electricity markets and inform decision makers about energy policy...

Research
Article

In his latest Wall Street Journal experts column, Jason Bordoff highlights the importance of focusing on agriculture emissions in climate policy, and examines some of the innovative technologies and practices that make it not only necessary, but increasingly feasible, to reduce the climate impacts of livestock.

Image of an industrial furnace
Research
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.

Event
September 30, 2019

Turbulence in international affairs is nothing new, but the diversity of challenges and opportunities facing the international community today rivals some of the most consequential periods in history. The United States Intelligence Community is...

Oil and gas refining in Abqaiq, Saudi Arabia
Research
Interview

Jason BordoffAntoine Halff, and Richard Nephew offer insights on the attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil production and their potential impacts on energy markets, geopolitics, and energy security.

Blast furnace smelting liquid steel in steel mills
Research
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.

Gasoline prices are displayed on a sign at a Shell gas station as an image of Donald Trump appears on a billboard nearby April 24, 2006 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan | Getty Images)
Research
Op-ed

In his latest opinion column in Foreign PolicyJason Bordoff examines this weekend’s massive attack on Saudi Arabia’s oil infrastructure, arguing that “the attack on Abqaiq, the world’s most critical oil facility, is a stark reminder that the United States is not energy independent, nor can it go it alone when it comes to diplomacy in the world’s most critical oil-producing region. Energy security comes from being more, not less, connected with the rest of the world."

Event
September 17, 2019

As presidential candidates, policymakers and businesses take a renewed interest in comprehensive federal climate policy, it's clear that the details of any policy could make or break its success. Carbon taxes are frequently proposed as a...

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Climate change is an urgent challenge. We are nowhere on track to meet the targets of the Paris Agreement in countries around the world. Action depends not just on reducing emissions here at home, but meeting rapid...

Iran Nuclear
Research
Interview

CGEP Scholar Richard Nephew explains the implications of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announcement that Iran will take another step in reducing its commitments to the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal by restarting its nuclear research and development efforts without heed to limitations stipulated in the plan.

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