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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.

Iran Nuclear

CGEP Scholar Richard Nephew explains the implications of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announcement that Iran will take another step in reducing its commitments to the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear deal by restarting its nuclear research and development efforts without heed to limitations stipulated in the plan.

Image from CNN climate town hall

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


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Jonathan Pershing
Program Director of Environment, Hewlett Foundation

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...

Andy Revkin
Journalist, Director, Initiative on Communication Innovation & Impact at Columbia University's Earth Institute

In this edition of Columbia Energy Exchange, host Jason Bordoff is joined by one of the pioneers of climate-change reporting, Andy Revkin.

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.