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

In an op-ed for State of the Planet, CGEP Senior Research Scholar Dr. Melissa C. Lott argues that in order to solve our current public health emergency in which dirty fuels are causing 90% of children to breathe dangerous air, we must speed up the transition to cleaner sources of energy dramatically.

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Dr. Noah Kaufman, David Sandalow, Clotilde Rossi di Schio and Jake Higdon

In a new report, Noah Kaufman, David Sandalow, Clotilde Rossi di Schio and Jake Higdon examine the opportunities and challenges of decarbonizing space heating with air source heat pumps.

Testifying before the House Subcommittee on Environment & Climate Change of the Committee on Energy & Commerce, CGEP Research Scholar Dr. Noah Kaufman described the need for comprehensive, economy-wide climate policies and the benefits of including a price on carbon dioxide emissions.

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Ralph Izzo
Chairman, CEO, Public Service Enterprise Group

Happy New Year! The year 2020 promises to be an important one for energy and environmental issues in the U.S., with significant debates in Congress over policy options and a national election in which climate change may be a decisive issue for...

Cheryl LaFleur
Former Commissioner, FERC

In this edition of Columbia Energy Exchange, host Jason Bordoff is joined by Cheryl LaFleur, a nationally recognized energy leader and one of the longest serving commissioners at FERC, having served from 2010 until August 2019.

Dan Jørgensen
Denmark’s Minister for Climate, Energy and Utilities

It’s a small country with big ambitions when it comes to climate change. The new government in Denmark plans to overhaul entirely the way it conducts climate policy, with a goal of reducing emissions by 70 percent by 2030 compared to 1990. And it...