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

Gas flare

Marianne Kah summarizes a recent workshop hosted by the Center on Global Energy Policy and the Energy Institute of the University of Texas at Austin that explored challenges and potential solutions to natural gas flaring, primarily in the Permian Basin.

Xayaburi Dam, Hydroelectric Dam on the Mekong River in Northern Laos
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Edmund Downie

In a new report, Edmund Downie uses a case study of power trade in the Greater Mekong Subregion to assess the prospects for China’s Global Energy Interconnection in catalyzing energy integration around the world. 

Earth Day at 50 Reveals What’s Missing in Climate Change Fight

In his latest column in Foreign Policy, Jason Bordoff reflects on the 50th anniversary of Earth Day.

Podcast

Columbia Energy Exchange

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Anthony Artuso
Executive Scholar, University of Virginia’s Center for Economic and Policy Studies

Host Bill Loveless talks with Anthony Artuso, an executive scholar at the University of Virginia’s Center for Economic and Policy Studies.

Jason Furman
Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Jason Furman to hear about how the progressive economic policy community thinks about greening economic recovery.

Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Government of India

Few countries are as important to the outlook for energy demand and climate change as is India. It uses huge amounts of coal, was projected to be one of the biggest drivers of growth in oil use, and has ambitious...