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CGEP Scholar Philippe Benoit served as the lead author of the recently released report, Energy Access and Affordability Voluntary Action Plan for Latin America and the Caribbean, by the G20.

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October 09, 2018

One year ago, four US soldiers were killed in Niger; they were part of a quiet US presence in the increasingly sensitive region. Niger is a key supplier of uranium for the nuclear power plants of France. Beginning several years before, Mali,...

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BookArticle

Coping with the Climate Crisis brings together leading experts from academia and policy circles to explore issues related to the implementation of the COP21 Paris Agreement and the challenges of accelerating the transition toward sustainable development. CGEP Scholar Philippe Benoit contributes a chapter to the book that focuses on reducing energy greenhouse gas emissions to meet our climate goals. 

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Bill Loveless sits down with Ajay Mathur to talk about the outlook for energy supply and demand in India, including the critical role that a combination of solar energy and storage could play in his country in coming years. 

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

On this episode of Columbia Energy Exchange, host Jason Bordoff sits down with Richard Rhodes, a Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning author, and author of newly released book, Energy: A Human History, to discuss what history can tell us about our current energy transition. 

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April 19, 2018

On Thursday, April 19, 2018, CGEP will celebrate its 5th anniversary and host the annual Columbia Global Energy Summit. The half-day forum will include keynote remarks, interviews and plenary conversations with senior energy sector leaders...

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and big data analytics are just a few of the digital trends that are poised to disrupt the energy system in the coming decades. These developments have the potential to improve productivity, safety and...

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

It may not seem likely for a while, but Cuba will drill for oil again off its coast, not far from Florida. And when that happens, new concerns will arise over the safety of the exploration and production that will take place, and whether they...

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Report

Tim Boersma, Senior Research Scholar at CGEP, and Corey Johnson, associate professor and department head of geography at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, examine the history of U.S. energy diplomacy, how this foreign policy tool has been altered by the U.S. oil and gas boom, and its limitations. 

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February 08, 2018

In a world struggling to respond adequately to the challenge of climate change, how should we think about the implications of efforts to alleviate poverty by facilitating energy development that enables economic opportunity – and what are the...

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