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

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Testifying before the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, Senior Research Scholar Dr. Julio Friedmann discusses opportunities to enhance carbon capture utilization and storage and quickly reduce emissions in a cost-effective way while sustaining economic growth and communities at risk.

Emissions

Prepared testimony by CGEP Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Carlos Curbelo. He recommends a carbon tax as policy tool to respond to climate change and as a distinct alternative to other regulatory strategies that prescribe where and how emissions reductions must take place.

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CGEP Research Scholar Dr. Noah Kaufman analyzes a nationwide clean electricity standard proposed by Senator Tina Smith (D-MN) and Congressman Ben Ray Luján (D-NM).

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Columbia Energy Exchange

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Paul Dabbar, Under Secretary for Science, U.S. Department of Energy

Host Bill Loveless is joined by Paul Dabbar, Under Secretary for Science at the Department of Energy.

Susana Jiménez
Minister of Energy, Chile

In this edition of Columbia Energy Exchange, host Bill Loveless sits down with Susana Jiménez, Chile’s energy minister.

Heidi Heitkamp
Former U.S. Senator, North Dakota

Heidi Heitkamp, former Senator of North Dakota, joins host Jason Bordoff at the 2019 Columbia Global Energy Summit.