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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

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.

High voltage electricity Transmission Towers of National Grid passing through green mustard fields , Uttar Pradesh, India
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Dr. Johannes Urpelainen, Brian Blankenship and Jason Wong

Rural Electricity Supply: Commodity or Entitlement is a summary of the work “Explaining Willingness to Pay for Pricing Reforms that Improve Electricity Service in India,” published by Dr. Johannes Urpelainen, Brian Blankenship and Jason Wong in Initiative for Sustainable Energy Policy in January 2019, as part of CGEP’s Faculty Grant Program.  

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Columbia Energy Exchange

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Dr. Christof Rühl
Energy Expert and Economist

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Dr. Christof Rühl, an internationally renowned economist specializing in macroeconomics and energy economics.

Spencer Dale
Chief Economist, BP

For the past 68 years, BP has published its Annual Statistical Review of World Energy, an impressive collection of global energy data that offers a retrospective view of what has happened in the world of energy production, consumption, trade, and...

Riccardo Puliti
Senior Director, Energy & Extractives, World Bank

Freeing the world of poverty is the predominant goal of the World Bank, one of the largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries. And one of the most important factors in achieving that objective is providing reliable and...