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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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Research
Op-ed

Writing in USA Today, Dr. Noah Kaufman examines the 2020 presidential candidates' stances on carbon pricing.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

How we communicate about climate change and climate science has been a challenge and a growing concern for decades. 

In this edition of Columbia Energy Exchange, host...

Photo of the Camp Fire wildfire
Research
Report

John MacWilliams, Sarah La Monaca and James Kobus analyze the PG&E bankruptcy, assess how capital markets have reacted to the bankruptcy through the lens of valuations in the US utility sector, and discuss the policy implications of California’s recent legislative response to wildfire risk.

Climate Change
Research
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.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Global energy markets are in flux, from the rapid growth in renewable energy production and falling technology costs to talk of peak demand and calls for urgent action on climate change. At the same time, greenhouse gas emissions went up last...

Photo of an Iranian Flag
Research
Commentary

CGEP Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew analyzes the conflict brewing in the Persian Gulf and offers four observations and expectations for the coming week.

Coal Mining
Research
Report

Adele Morris, Noah Kaufman and Siddhi Doshi examine the implications of a carbon-constrained future on coal-dependent local governments in the United States.

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