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September 24, 2019

Clean energy industries must raise trillions of dollars in the decades ahead for the world to achieve the goals set forth in the Paris Agreement. What is the track record to date in raising capital for clean energy? What can be done to facilitate...

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September 18, 2019

Last year China emitted more heat-trapping gases than the US and Europe combined. There is no solution to climate change without China. In 2018, China led the world in deployment of solar power, wind power, hydropower, nuclear power and electric...

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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.

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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...

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Report

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.

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Article

A new fact sheet that outlines the challenges and opportunities associated with the global energy transition.

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Op-ed

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

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

As we prepare for a busy fall and exciting new episodes, the Columbia Energy Exchange podcast will be on hiatus for the next two weeks. Now is a great time to listen or re-listen to some of our...

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