The initiative will help to drive business models, investment vehicles, and policies for a new carbon economy.
Energy Archives - State of the Planet
Putting the lights back on in Puerto Rico was the most challenging mission of his career, says Carlos Torres in a new episode of the Columbia Energy Exchange podcast.
California has led the nation and indeed the world on environmental policy for over a half a century.
A new podcast episode discusses how changes in the energy industry are opening new career opportunities and creating a more diverse work force.
The EPA’s proposed “Affordable Clean Energy Rule” could cost U.S. citizens of billions of dollars. And that’s not all.
Similar to FitBits tracking human health, LEED for Cities will track the sustainability and well-being of a whole city.
With his passion for energy and sustainability, Frank Reig, an MPA in Environmental Science and Policy alum, is working to make urban transit “fast, affordable and way more fun.”
It’s bad when America’s national government does little to advance renewable energy; it is far worse when they aggressively promote the most polluting fossil fuels they can find. The good news is that many states, cities, and institutions are moving in the other direction.
Columbia’s Center on Global Energy Policy has analyzed how the proposal would affect the U.S. economy and emissions, as well as low-income households.
New report finds that a moderate carbon tax could dramatically cut greenhouse gas emissions, with only minor effects on the economy.