Carbon Tax Initiative

Our Carbon Tax Research Initiative explores key questions and implications related to the design and implementation of a carbon tax in the United States.

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Carbon Management Research Initiative

 Our Carbon Management Research Initiative explores the public policy, financial and economic aspects of removing, storing and using carbon dioxide. 

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Guide to Chinese Climate Policy 

Our Guide to Chinese Climate Policy explores the impacts of climate change in China, and the effectiveness of policies designed to address climate change.

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Featured Research

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.

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

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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...

Listen to our #CEEFavorites playlist

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...

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.