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

Beyond Petroleum is back.

That was the slogan of a BP Plc ad campaign launched in 2000 to promote its efforts in renewable energy. BP’s chief Lord John Browne famously called on the oil and gas industry to address climate change and...

Ocean Climate

In an op-ed for The Hill, Dr. Noah Kaufman explains that while innovation is a critically important complement to climate strategy, it’s not enough.

Protestor at Davos

Jason Bordoff argues in Foreign Policy that while the dramatic increase in urgency and attention to the issue of climate change at Davos was very welcome, turning ambition into action will require that corporate and activist leaders alike increasingly advocate for policy change, focus on the regions and energy sectors driving emissions growth, and find common ground on the best role for the energy industry to play in delivering decarbonization solutions.


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Rep. Garret Graves
Ranking Member of the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis

Climate change has not been a popular topic with Republicans in the U.S. Congress in recent years. Some deny the phenomenon is even happening, and others simply avoid the topic altogether. But that’s changing in the U.S. House of Representatives...

Maarten Wetselaar
Director of Integrated Gas & New Energies, Member of the Executive Committee of Royal Dutch Shell

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Shell's Maarten Wetselaar to discuss the role of oil and gas in the energy transition.

Steve Mufson & Amy Harder
Journalists, The Washington Post & Axios

Host Bill Loveless meets with two of the leading energy and environment reporters in Washington: Steve Mufson of The Washington Post and Amy Harder of Axios, to talk about what’s in store for energy and climate issues this year.