Research Topic

Energy & Climate

Rhodium Group’s Energy & Climate practice analyzes the effects of policy and market developments on energy systems and greenhouse gas emissions, and provides actionable information about the risks of climate change by sector and region around the world.

Rhodium's Energy & Climate research team includes policy experts, economists, energy modelers, climate scientists and data engineers. The team uses a suite of proprietary and open-source models to analyze the economic, energy market and emissions impact of policy developments at the local and national level, and international levels. Through the Climate Impact Lab, they provide decision-makers in the public, financial services, corporate, philanthropic and non-profit sectors with actionable information about the economic risks of climate change in different sectors of the economy and regions of the world.

A selection of Rhodium's public Energy & Climate research is available below. For more information about Rhodium's commercial research services or client data portals, email:

Sep 19, 2023

Global Greenhouse Gas Emissions: 1990-2021 and Preliminary 2022 Estimates

Our preliminary estimates for global greenhouse gas emissions in 2022 show a 1.1% increase from 2021, rebounding back above pre-pandemic emissions levels.
Alfredo Rivera, Shweta Movalia, Emma Rutkowski, Yuren Rangel, Hannah Pitt, and Kate Larsen
Jul 20, 2023

Taking Stock 2023: US Emissions Projections after the Inflation Reduction Act

In our annually updated outlook for US greenhouse gas emissions under current federal and state policy, we find that the US is on track to reduce emissions 29-42% below 2005 levels by 2030, absent any additional new action.
Ben King, Hannah Kolus, Naveen Dasari, Michael Gaffney, Anna van Brummen, Whitney Jones, Galen Hiltbrand, Nathan Pastorek, Alfredo Rivera, Kate Larsen, and John Larsen
Jul 6, 2023

Global Emerging Climate Technology Diffusion and the Inflation Reduction Act

The IRA includes significant incentives for early-stage emerging climate technologies. Using a new modeling framework, we assess the long-term global emissions impact of these incentives for clean hydrogen, direct air capture, and sustainable aviation fuel.
Kate Larsen, Hannah Pitt, Mahmoud Mobir, Shweta Movalia, Alfredo Rivera, Emma Rutkowski, and Trevor Houser
Mar 30, 2023

Pathways to Paris: Post-IRA Policy Action to Drive US Decarbonization

In light of passage of the Inflation Reduction Act as well as a host of other recent shifts in the US energy system, we assess whether the US's climate commitment under the Paris Agreement is achievable and what policies could help us get there
Ben King, Hannah Kolus, Naveen Dasari, Michael Gaffney, Anna van Brummen, and John Larsen