Research Topic

Energy & Climate

Rhodium analyzes the market impact of energy and environmental policy and the economic risks of global climate change.

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 26, 2019

Can Tax Credits Tackle Climate?

As policymakers weigh their options, this independent analysis examines several key energy tax credits that cover zero-emissions electricity, electric vehicles, biofuels, and carbon capture and storage.
John Larsen, Whitney Herndon, Hannah Kolus, and Galen Hiltbrand
May 9, 2019

Capturing Leadership: Policies for the US to Advance Direct Air Capture Technology

Significant policy action is required to ensure these technologies are available in time and at the scale required to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.
John Larsen, Whitney Herndon, Mikhail Grant, and Peter Marsters
Aug 21, 2019

California’s Deal with Automakers

In a new agreement between California, four of the world’s largest automakers voluntarily agreed to implement annual fuel economy improvements across their entire fleets. We assess the impact on fuel economy, oil consumption, and emissions.
Hannah Pitt
Apr 3, 2019

Clear, Present and Underpriced: The Physical Risks of Climate Change

We partnered with BlackRock, the world’s largest asset management company, in conducting a physical climate risk assessment for their US municipal bond, commercial real estate, and electrical utility holdings.
Energy & Climate Staff