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Commentary

In a new commentary, CGEP Scholar Katherine Spector outlines the role that gas storage plays in the North American winter, demonstrates how unusual the storage fundamentals look going into this coming season and why they support higher prices, and explains what might be unanticipated price spikes given the data.

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Commentary

Jason Bordoff and Sam Walsh discuss if oil markets should be on the lookout for an October surprise from Washington aimed at easing consumers’ pain at the pumps.

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CGEP Scholar Dr. Noah Kaufman examines four concerns that carbon tax supporters have raised with the design of Initiative 1631 in Washington state. For each, he highlights the consensus of economists on how a carbon tax should be designed (in theory) and compares those recommendations to the details of Initiative 1631.

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Commentary

CGEP Scholar Katherine Spector attempts to quantify short-term and longer-term GOM waterborne crude export capacity. The piece also raises questions about whether sharp growth in non-energy waterborne trade via the Gulf will have a positive or negative effect on decongestion of the energy trade, and whether the type of companies involved in developing new export infrastructure matters for the development of this market.

Columbia Energy Exchange Podcast

Host Bill Loveless talks to Jim Hempstead of Moody's about how environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks are becoming increasingly important to judging the credit worthiness of electric utilities.

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Dr. Tim Boersma et al analyze the outlook for natural gas in Europe’s electricity generation, the most substantial market for gas in the continent, in the short and medium term (to 2030).

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Op-ed

When it comes to action on climate change, few groups have less in common than the oil industry and climate activists. Writing in The Hill, CGEP Scholar Noah Kaufman argues that both groups, however, may find something to like in the same kind of climate policy: a carbon tax

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Testimony

Testifying before the Senate Commitee on Energy and Natural Resources, CGEP Director Jason Bordoff discussed the factors that have affected oil prices over the last several years.

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CGEP Scholar Dr. Noah Kaufman, in partnership with colleagues at the Rhodium Group and Rice University, analyzes carbon tax legislation proposed by Congressman Carlos Curbelo, the first federal carbon pricing proposal from a congressional Republican in nearly a decade.

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This Guide examines Chinese climate change policies. It starts with a review of Chinese greenhouse gas emissions. It then explores the impacts of climate change in China and explains the policy tools the Chinese government uses to address climate change and related topics.

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