Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

As China’s reported number of coronavirus cases hovers close to zero and the country begins charting an ambitious economic recovery, one question emerging is how the pandemic affects China’s outlook for energy and...

Research
Commentary

In a new commentary, Kevin Tu describes the evolution of the Chinese energy economy and assesses COVID-19’s impacts on the Chinese energy sector.

U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu He
Research
Op-ed

In his latest essay in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff examines how Covid-19 will impact the energy component of the U.S.-China trade deal, and how the oil and gas collapse resulting from the pandemic exposes the folly of the Trump administration’s strategy of “managed trade.”

Xayaburi Dam, Hydroelectric Dam on the Mekong River in Northern Laos
Research
Report

In a new report, Edmund Downie uses a case study of power trade in the Greater Mekong Subregion to assess the prospects for China’s Global Energy Interconnection in catalyzing energy integration around the world. 

Gas pump in China
Research
Commentary

Erica Downs, Antoine Halff, David Sandalow, and Erin Blanton examine the impacts of the oil price war for China.

Nuclear power plant after sunset. Dusk landscape with big chimneys.
Research
Report

Richard Nephew recommends several changes to how US nuclear cooperation agreements are negotiated as well as enhancements to overall US nuclear nonproliferation policies.

Event
February 25, 2020

Electricity is the largest contributor of greenhouse gas emissions globally that cause climate change, and the heart of economic development and social improvement for the world’s largest economies, including India and China. Tomorrow’s systems...

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Climate change has not been a popular topic with Republicans in the U.S. Congress in recent years. Some deny the phenomenon is even happening, and others simply avoid the topic altogether. But that’s changing in the U.S. House of Representatives...

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

After going on for nearly two years, the Trump administration’s trade war with China has taken a new turn with a so-called phase-one agreement. Among the terms of the...

Research
Commentary

Erica Downs examines how the US-China trade war is affecting China's oil and natural gas supply security. 

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