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

Coal Mining
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Dr. Adele Morris, Dr. Noah Kaufman and Siddhi Doshi

Adele Morris, Noah Kaufman and Siddhi Doshi examine the implications of a carbon-constrained future on coal-dependent local governments in the United States.

The 2015 Paris climate agreement galvanized the global business community to commit to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, and President Trump’s decision to withdraw only further fueled corporate calls for climate action.

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A high-voltage electricity pylons against blue sky and sun rays.

CGEP Senior Research Scholar and Fellow Dr. Varun Sivaram and Research Scholar Dr. Noah Kaufman examine the renewable electricity production and investment tax credits and offer design principles for future clean electricity tax incentives.

Podcast

Columbia Energy Exchange

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Adele Morris
Senior Fellow and Policy Director for Climate and Energy Economics, Brookings Institution

In this edition of Columbia Energy Exchange, host Bill Loveless pays a visit to Adele Morris, a senior fellow and policy director for climate and energy economics at Brookings Institution.

Russell Gold
Senior Energy Reporter, The Wall Street Journal

In this episode of Columbia Energy Exchange, host Jason Bordoff is joined by the award-winning investigative reporter for energy at The Wall Street Journal, Russell Gold.

Dan Poneman
President and CEO of Centrus Energy Corporation

Host Bill Loveless is joined by Dan Ponneman, the author of a new book called “Double Jeopardy: Combating Nuclear Terror and Climate Change.”