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Solar panels on a rooftop in NYC

You Asked: What Are My Clean Energy Options in New York?

Because most NYC apartments don’t have the space for a solar panel array.

by |September 16, 2019

Pro Bono Legal Team Helps Farmers and Homeowners Fight for Renewable Energy

The Renewable Energy Legal Defense Initiative is pushing back against local laws that block progress on solar and wind projects.

by |August 22, 2019
adam higginbotham

New Podcast Explores Lessons From Chernobyl

This edition of the Columbia Energy Exchange podcast brings in Adam Higginbotham to discuss his new book, Midnight in Chernobyl, a thrilling, chilling, and gripping account of the Chernobyl nuclear disaster.

by |August 15, 2019
half dried tree and landscape

New Article: Engineered CO2 Removal, Climate Restoration, and Humility

Senior research scholar Julio Friedmann examines the roles of technical experts, financiers, and government officials in advancing carbon dioxide removal projects.

by |July 30, 2019

Podcast Discusses How Energy Markets are Impacting the Global Economy

In a new episode of the Columbia Energy Exchange, host Jason Bordoff interviews a renowned economist specializing in macroeconomics and energy economics.

by |July 25, 2019
wind farm on cloudy day

Modernizing New York’s Energy System

Wind projects such as the ones that will soon be built in New York have an important role to play in changing our energy system.

by |July 22, 2019

Podcast Discusses New Book About the Quest for Renewable Energy

Award-winning investigative reporter Russell Gold discusses his new book, Superpower, in the latest episode of the Columbia Energy Exchange podcast.

by |July 12, 2019
freight truck driving on road

Workshop Explores How to Make Trucks Electric and Autonomous

Freight trucks consume 17 percent of the global oil demand, generating tons of greenhouse gas and air pollution emissions in the process. Could electrification help?

by |June 27, 2019

The Competitive Benefits of a Modern Energy System

The states that modernize first will end up with a more reliable and lower cost energy system.

by |June 24, 2019

How Energy Choices After Fukushima Impacted Human Health and the Environment

A new paper examines CO2 emissions and mortality rates after Japan and Germany shifted away from nuclear power.

by |June 17, 2019