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China is the world’s leading emitter of heat-trapping gases by a wide margin. In his Guide to Chinese Climate Policy, David Sandalow examines China's emissions, explores the impacts of climate change in China, provides a short history of China's climate policies and discusses China’s principal climate policies today. This up-to-date Guide is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in China, climate change or both.

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Philippe Benoit explores the role of state-owned enterprises in climate change, examines the effectiveness of market-oriented solutions such as carbon taxes in changing SOE behavior, and evaluates some other potential strategies for reducing their emissions.

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A new fact sheet that outlines the challenges and opportunities associated with the global energy transition.

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Columbia Energy Exchange

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Jeff Grybowski
Former co-CEO of Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind and Former CEO of Deepwater Wind

In this edition of Columbia Energy Exchange, host Bill Loveless talks with Jeff Grybowski, until recently the co-CEO of Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind and previously the CEO of Deepwater Wind, the Rhode Island-based company that completed the first offshore wind farm in the U.S.

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.”

Ben Fowke
Chairman, President and CEO, Xcel Energy

When it comes to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S., the private sector is playing a bigger role than ever before, and that goes for some energy providers, too. Among them is Xcel Energy, the first major U.S. utility to pledge to go...