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The energy world is in the midst of its greatest upheaval in a generation, redefining long-held geopolitical relationships with profound impacts on the global economy and environment. How do we balance the priorities of economic growth, energy security, and environmental sustainability? The Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University is a leading resource for research and discussion that gets beyond the polarization that threatens to overwhelm the energy debate. In each episode of this podcast series, we bring you a conversation among top energy experts drawn from industry, government, academia and civil society about our energy future.

The energy world is in the midst of its greatest upheaval in a generation, redefining long-held geopolitical relationships with profound impacts on the global economy and environment. How do we balance the priorities of economic growth, energy security, and environmental sustainability? The Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University is a leading resource for research and discussion that gets beyond the polarization that threatens to overwhelm the energy debate. In each episode of this podcast series, we bring you a conversation among top energy experts drawn from industry, government, academia and civil society about our energy future.
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The energy world is in the midst of its greatest upheaval in a generation, redefining long-held geopolitical relationships with profound impacts on the global economy and environment. How do we balance the priorities of economic growth, energy security, and environmental sustainability? The Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University is a leading resource for research and discussion that gets beyond the polarization that threatens to overwhelm the energy debate. In each episode of this podcast series, we bring you a conversation among top energy experts drawn from industry, government, academia and civil society about our energy future.

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2018 Columbia Global Energy Summit - Keynote Conversation: Fatih Birol and Jason Bordoff

5/14/2018
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On Thursday, April 19, 2018, CGEP celebrated its 5th anniversary and hosted the annual Columbia Global Energy Summit. The half-day forum included keynote remarks, interviews and plenary conversations with senior energy sector leaders focused on key issues and questions at the intersection of energy policy, financial markets, the environment and geopolitics. This is a recording of a keynote conversation between: Fatih Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency, and Jason...

Duration:00:41:27

2018 Columbia Global Energy Summit - U.S. Energy Markets in Transition

5/14/2018
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On Thursday, April 19, 2018, CGEP celebrated its 5th anniversary and hosted the annual Columbia Global Energy Summit. The half-day forum included keynote remarks, interviews and plenary conversations with senior energy sector leaders focused on key issues and questions at the intersection of energy policy, financial markets, the environment and geopolitics. This panel discussion focused on U.S. energy markets in transition. Panelists: Chairman of the Board, Tellurian Inc.Managing...

Duration:00:54:49

2018 Columbia Global Energy Summit - Keynote Conversation: Dan Brouillette and Jason Bordoff

5/14/2018
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On Thursday, April 19, 2018, CGEP celebrated its 5th anniversary and hosted the annual Columbia Global Energy Summit. The half-day forum included keynote remarks, interviews and plenary conversations with senior energy sector leaders focused on key issues and questions at the intersection of energy policy, financial markets, the environment and geopolitics. This is a recording of a keynote conversation between Dan Brouillette, Deputy Secretary, US Department of Energy, and Jason Bordoff,...

Duration:00:37:35

2018 Columbia Global Energy Summit - Global Energy Outlook

5/14/2018
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On Thursday, April 19, 2018, CGEP celebrated its 5th anniversary and hosted the annual Columbia Global Energy Summit. The half-day forum included keynote remarks, interviews and plenary conversations with senior energy sector leaders focused on key issues and questions at the intersection of energy policy, financial markets, the environment and geopolitics. This panel discussion focused on the global energy outlook. Panelists: Former Chairman of SINOPEC and CNOOC, Member of UN global...

Duration:00:49:22

2018 Columbia Global Energy Summit - Climate Change: What's Next on Technology and Policy?

5/14/2018
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On Thursday, April 19, 2018, CGEP celebrated its 5th anniversary and hosted the annual Columbia Global Energy Summit. The half-day forum included keynote remarks, interviews and plenary conversations with senior energy sector leaders focused on key issues and questions at the intersection of energy policy, financial markets, the environment and geopolitics. This panel discussion focused on climate change - what's next on technology and policy? Panelists: , Professor of Environmental...

Duration:00:54:01

2018 Columbia Global Energy Summit - Keynote Conversation: Ryan Lance and Dan Yergin

5/14/2018
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On Thursday, April 19, 2018, CGEP celebrated its 5th anniversary and hosted the annual Columbia Global Energy Summit. The half-day forum included keynote remarks, interviews and plenary conversations with senior energy sector leaders focused on key issues and questions at the intersection of energy policy, financial markets, the environment and geopolitics. This keynote conversation is with Ryan Lance, CEO, ConocoPhillips, and Dan Yergin, Vice Chairman, IHS-Markit.

Duration:00:37:33

Renewables: The Politics of a Global Energy Transition by Johannes Urpelainen and Michaël Aklin

5/14/2018
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CGEP hosted a book talk with Dr. Johannes Urpelainen, the Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Professor of Energy, Resources and Environment at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and CGEP Fellow, on his new book, Renewables: The Politics of a Global Energy Transition where he and co-author Michaël Aklin offer a comprehensive political analysis of the rapid growth in renewable wind and solar power. Following Dr. Urpelainen's presentation, he joined by Shayle Kann, CGEP...

Duration:01:29:51

Digitalization: A New Era in Energy?

5/14/2018
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Over the coming decades, digital technologies are set to make energy systems around the world more connected, intelligent, efficient, reliable, and sustainable. But getting everything right will not be easy. The International Energy Agency (IEA) recently completed its first ever analysis to comprehensively depict how digitalization is reshaping the energy sector and to provide more clarity for decision makers on what digitalization means for the energy sector –...

Duration:01:29:48

Book Talk and Discussion: Taming the Sun by Dr. Varun Sivaram

4/17/2018
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Solar energy, once a niche application for a limited market, has become the cheapest and fastest-growing power source on earth. What’s more, its potential is nearly limitless—every hour the sun beams down more energy than the world uses in a year. But in his new book, Taming the Sun: Innovations to Harness Solar Energy and Save the Planet (MIT Press, 2018), Dr. Varun Sivaram, Philip D. Reed Fellow for Science and Technology at the Council on Foreign Relations and CGEP Adjunct Senior...

Duration:01:19:46

Where Next on Climate? Responses from America’s Corporate Board Rooms

4/17/2018
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In the wake of President Trump’s announcement that he intends to have the United States leave the Paris climate accord, many American states, cities, and corporations declared: “We are still in.” Beyond the rhetoric, however, how strongly committed is America’s corporate sector to taking steps to reduce climate change? Can corporate actions on climate support, rather than detract from, growth in markets and profitability? How much impact are corporations feeling from the abrupt change in...

Duration:01:33:48

Energy, Economics, and Geopolitics in the Gulf Arab States

3/23/2018
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No region remains more important for the global energy scene than the Middle East, and the influence of the Gulf Arab States remains extremely high. In order to understand current trends in energy markets, and their implications for economies and geopolitical relations of the Gulf states, the Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a discussion with an outstanding panel of leading decision-makers and analysts: • Dr. Matar Al Neyadi, Under Secretary, UAE Ministry of Energy • Dr. Adnan...

Duration:01:31:38

Student Townhall With The Hon. Catherine McKenna, Canadian Minister of Environment and Climate Change

3/8/2018
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Like many nations around the world grappling with climate change and threats to the natural environment and public health, Canada is taking action to address these challenges, including ratification of the Paris Agreement and a pledge to reduce domestic greenhouse gas emissions by thirty percent in 2030 from 2005 levels. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has called for a national carbon pricing plan among other policies, at the same time that the government is making strategic investments to...

Duration:01:01:20

EIA Annual Energy Outlook 2018

3/8/2018
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On February 13, 2018, the Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a presentation by John Conti, Deputy Administrator of the U.S. Energy Information Administration, of the EIA's Annual Energy Outlook 2018. The Annual Energy Outlook provides modeled projections of domestic energy markets through 2050, and includes cases with different assumptions of macroeconomic growth, world oil prices, technological progress, and energy policies. CGEP Fellow John MacWilliams moderated the discussion...

Duration:01:25:32

Where Next on Climate? Energy Access, Development and Climate Change: Implications for Policy

3/8/2018
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In a world struggling to respond adequately to the challenge of climate change, how should we think about the implications of efforts to alleviate poverty by facilitating energy development that enables economic opportunity – and what are the implications of success on climate change? A better understanding of the implications for climate change of energy access and of energy for further development can inform effective policy responses and investments in technology and R&D – which may be...

Duration:01:36:32

Fireside Chat: Commissioner Neil Chatterjee, Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

3/8/2018
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The Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a fireside chat with Commissioner Neil Chatterjee of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Commissioner Chatterjee discussed a number of pertinent issues including power markets and efforts to promote grid reliability and resilience, natural gas markets, and infrastructure development, among others. CGEP Founding Director, Jason Bordoff moderated the discussion.

Duration:00:59:43

Book Launch: The Fracking Debate by Daniel Raimi

1/30/2018
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Center on Global Energy Policy launched The Fracking Debate, the upcoming book in the Center on Global Energy Policy Series published by the Columbia University Press. In his book, author Daniel Raimi, Senior Research Associate at Resources for the Future, Lecturer at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan, and faculty affiliate with the University of Michigan Energy Institute, gives a balanced and accessible view of oil and gas development, explaining the...

Duration:01:32:54

Book Launch: The Art of Sanctions by Richard Nephew

12/20/2017
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Economic sanctions are a key part of international affairs, but they have been widely criticized for decades as being too inefficient, unwieldy, inconsistent with the interests of business and industry, and brutally inconsiderate of humanitarian concerns. At the center is a question of whether and how to do sanctions right. The Center on Global Energy Policy celebrated the launch of a new book by Senior Research Scholar Richard Nephew, The Art of Sanctions: A View From the Field. Mr. Nephew,...

Duration:01:31:33

Code Red - Venezuela’s Oil and Debt Crises

12/20/2017
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Recent events in Venezuela – from missed debt payments and calls for debt restructuring to the arrest of Citgo officials and the appointment of a general with no experience in the oil business as oil minister and head of state oil company PdVSA – signal an acceleration of the country’s crisis. Although President Nicolas Maduro consolidated his political power following the Constitutional Assembly election of July 31, the situation on the ground continues to spiral downwards. Accelerating oil...

Duration:01:12:03

Belt and Road Initiative: Green Development

12/20/2017
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Under the Belt and Road Initiative, the Chinese government will provide hundreds of billions of dollars for thousands of projects across Asia, Europe and Africa. This will include funding for power plants, transmission lines and other energy infrastructure. The Chinese government has emphasized “green development” as an important feature of the Belt and Road Initiative, highlighting its commitment to environmental protection, low-carbon development and the United Nation’s Sustainable...

Duration:01:56:30

The Outlook for Offshore Energy Production in a Low Oil Price Environment

12/15/2017
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The Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a discussion on the outlook for offshore energy production in a low oil price environment. Jason Bordoff, CGEP Founding Director, moderated the discussion and we were pleased to be joined by:

Duration:01:36:39