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.

Learn more about the project

Carbon Management Research Initiative

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

Learn more about the project

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.

Learn more about the project

Featured Research

Stimulus for Covid-19

A federal government response that meets the scale and scope of the economic crisis caused by COVID-19 is key to regaining momentum for transformational climate policy in the United States

In a new commentary, Kevin Tu describes the evolution of the Chinese energy economy and assesses COVID-19’s impacts on the Chinese energy sector.

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.

Podcast

Columbia Energy Exchange

See All

Ali Zaidi
Deputy Secretary for Energy and Environment, Office of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Ali Zaidi, Chairman of Climate Policy and Finance and Deputy Secretary for Energy and Environment in the Office of New York Governor Andrew Cuomo.

Peter Fox-Penner
Founder and Director, Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy

In this edition of Columbia Energy Exchange, host Jason Bordoff is joined by Peter Fox-Penner, who is Founder and Director of Boston University’s Institute of Sustainable Energy.

Mary D. Nichols
Chair, California Air Resources Board

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Chair Mary Nichols, the chair of the California Air Resources Board since 2007.