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Energy 360° examines the energy landscape from the intersection of policy, markets, technologies, and geopolitics. With commentary from leading energy and CSIS experts, we provide context and perspective on the most critical issues shaping energy today. Hosted by the CSIS Energy and National Security Program.

Energy 360° examines the energy landscape from the intersection of policy, markets, technologies, and geopolitics. With commentary from leading energy and CSIS experts, we provide context and perspective on the most critical issues shaping energy today. Hosted by the CSIS Energy and National Security Program.
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Energy 360° examines the energy landscape from the intersection of policy, markets, technologies, and geopolitics. With commentary from leading energy and CSIS experts, we provide context and perspective on the most critical issues shaping energy today. Hosted by the CSIS Energy and National Security Program.

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English


Episodes

Modi’s Energy Reforms, Take Two

7/15/2019
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This week Ranjit Bharvirkar, director of the India Program at the Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP), and Kartikeya Singh (CSIS Energy Program and the CSIS Wadhwani Chair in U.S.-India Policy Studies) discuss the prospects for energy reforms during Modi’s second term and ongoing power sector developments within Indian states.

Duration:00:25:15

Japan’s Energy Security

7/8/2019
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Koichiro Tanaka, Professor at Keio University, President of JIME Center at the Institute of Energy Economics Japan, and Board Member of IEEJ, joined Jane Nakano, CSIS Energy & National Security Program, to discuss Japanese energy security, including Japan-Iran economic engagement, and the role of the Middle East for Japan’s energy security policies.

Duration:00:22:22

Canada Votes: What’s Next for Canadian Energy?

7/1/2019
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Albertan elections this spring brought in a new provincial government promising to revitalize the province’s oil and gas sector. This week on Energy 360°, Laura Dawson (Wilson Center) and Chris Sands (SAIS) join Andrew Stanley (CSIS Energy Program) to unpack the implications of this election. Together, they explain the dynamics behind Alberta’s elections, what we could expect in the lead up to country-wide elections this fall, and what it might mean for Canadian energy policy and for...

Duration:00:36:57

The Present and Future for Coal

6/17/2019
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Nikos Tsafos (CSIS) chats with Mark Thurber (Associate Director, Program on Energy and Sustainable Development (PESD) Stanford) about his new book, Coal. Mark and Nikos delve into the geopolitics and economics of continued coal use in energy versus the needs and concerns at the local, national, and global levels. Click here for more on his new book, Coal.

Duration:00:39:11

Spurring Innovation and Fighting Climate Change: A Discussion with Gina McCarthy

6/4/2019
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Join Gina McCarthy (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Center for Climate, Health, and the Global Environment) and Sarah Ladislaw (CSIS Energy Program) as they discuss the need for breakthrough innovations to create more efficient residential air cooling systems. The two also discuss the importance of emphasizing the public health benefits of addressing climate change and how best to direct the immense energy younger generations have for addressing climate change and issues of...

Duration:00:19:43

Changing Expectations for the Belt and Road Initiative

5/20/2019
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This week, 3 CSIS experts discuss the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), China’s global strategy to be at the center of global economics through infrastructure, trade, and energy projects. In the years since BRI was launched, definitions and expectations for BRI projects and financing have changed. In April, over 3 dozen countries met in China for the second Belt and Road summit, which was posed answer some of the new project concerns which have arisen, including local impacts, environmental...

Duration:00:30:57

Modeling Climate Change’s Physical Impacts

5/6/2019
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Trevor Houser (Partner, Rhodium Group) talks with Sarah Ladislaw (CSIS) about modeling the physical risks and impacts of climate change at the Climate Impact Lab. The Climate Impact Lab’s models are providing companies with better tools to see these potential impacts and risks in their portfolios, allowing them to begin taking precautionary steps to increase resilience.

Duration:00:23:27

Titans of the Climate: A Conversation with Authors Kelly Sims Gallagher and Xiaowei Xuan

4/22/2019
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Titans of the Climate , the new book by Kelly Sims Gallagher (The Fletcher School, Tufts University) and Xiaowei Xuan (Development Research Center, the State Council), sheds light on how the United States and China implement their climate and environmental policies. The authors join Jane Nakano (CSIS) to discuss differences in each’s policy process and regulatory structures as well as to explain how the two countries could find common ground again to advance climate solutions. To learn...

Duration:00:30:36

Algeria: Energy & Geopolitics

4/15/2019
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Frank Verrastro (CSIS Energy Program) and Haim Malka (Deputy Director and Senior Fellow, CSIS Middle East Program) discuss the current political developments in Algeria. Their discussion includes the challenges of creating a legitimate transitionary process, ongoing protests, and uncertainty for energy production and oil markets.

Duration:00:15:24

Concessional Finance in the Clean Energy Transition

4/8/2019
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Luiza Demôro, associate and project lead author with BloombergNEF, and Chris Head, private sector specialist with Climate Investment Funds, join Nikos Tsafos, senior fellow with the CSIS Energy and National Security Program, to discuss the potential for concessional financing to accelerate the clean energy transition in emerging markets. For more, read: The Clean Technology Fund and Concessional Finance

Duration:00:29:37

Managing Methane Leakage in the Oil and Gas Sector

3/25/2019
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Isabel Mogstad (Manager, EDF+Business Energy at Environmental Defense Fund), Geoff Walker (Co-founder and Managing Director at Water Street Partners), and Nikos Tsafos (Senior Fellow with the CSIS Energy & National Security Program) discuss how oil and gas companies are moving to reduce methane emissions from their operations worldwide. Listen in as Isabel, Geoff, and Nikos converse about the unique challenges faced by companies in this partner-intensive industry, where decision making is...

Duration:00:33:55

Globalization and Energy: Perspectives from the 2019 BP Energy Outlook

3/11/2019
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This week, Spencer Dale (Group Chief Economist, BP) and Sarah Ladislaw (SVP and Director, Energy and National Security Program, CSIS) discuss BP’s 2019 Energy Outlook, specifically diving into one of the Outlook scenarios which focused on less globalization and its potential implications for energy systems out to 2040.

Duration:00:17:24

The Geopolitics of Energy Transformation

2/25/2019
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Eirik Wærness (SVP and Chief Economist, Equinor), Morgan Bazilian (Director, Payne Institute, Colorado School of Mines), and Sarah Ladislaw (SVP and Director, Energy and National Security Program, CSIS) discuss the findings of IRENA’s recent report, A New World: The Geopolitics of the Energy Transformation. Join them as they explore how higher shares of renewable energy in the global energy mix will shift the geopolitical map and cause fundamental structural changes in society.

Duration:00:28:02

Surveying Global Progress on Climate

2/11/2019
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Jonathan Pershing (William and Flora Hewlett Foundation) and Sarah Ladislaw (CSIS) review the previous year's efforts to address climate change, both in the U.S. and globally, and discuss the climate action outlook for 2019.

Duration:00:38:27

Asia: Energy and Geopolitics

1/28/2019
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Justin Wu (Head of Asia-Pacific, Bloomberg New Energy Finance) and Sarah Ladislaw (CSIS) explore the trends and geopolitics of Asia’s energy transition. Wu shares some of the key drivers, changes, and challenges of energy security in the region, such as China’s manufacturing capabilities and the prospect of Asian LNG markets.

Duration:00:34:06

A Green New Deal: More 'Green' or More 'New Deal'?

1/15/2019
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Premiering Energy 360° for 2019, Kevin Book (ClearView Energy Partners, LLC) and Sarah Ladislaw (CSIS) discuss post-midterm U.S. political developments, including the Green New Deal and what it may (or may not) mean for the U.S. economy. For more, check out What's Happening with the Green New Deal.

Duration:00:27:43

What’s Next for Oil-Producing Countries?

12/10/2018
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Tim Gould (Head of Division for the World Energy Outlook, IEA) and Sarah Ladislaw (CSIS) discuss the findings and implications of IEA’s recent publication, Outlook for Producer Economies. Join them as they explore the headwinds, drivers for reforms, and strategic responses in Iraq, Nigeria, Russia, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, and Venezuela. Watch IEA’s accompanying webinar on the Outlook for Producer Economies.

Duration:00:23:57

Energy and Politics in Latin America

11/26/2018
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Dr. Francisco González (SAIS) and Sarah Ladislaw (CSIS) look into the geopolitics of Latin America and how its energy markets could be shaped over the next ten years. Latin America is an important energy region and often geopolitically undervalued. Franscisco and Sarah provide background on political and economic trends in Latin America, discussing recent elections and geopolitical developments of the region. This is the final episode of three on key trends of the Energy Futures Forum 2018.

Duration:00:31:53

Ten Years Gone: Global Markets, Global Risks

11/13/2018
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Ten years after the global financial crisis, Joyce Chang (Global Head of Research, JP Morgan Chase) and Sarah Ladislaw (Senior Vice President, CSIS) reflect on the state of the global economy, current risks in emerging markets, and what it all means for energy markets.

Duration:00:18:41

Short-Term Oil Market Outlook

10/29/2018
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Meghan Gordon (Senior Reporter on Oil, S&P Global Platts), Jamie Webster (Senior Director, BCG Center for Energy Impact), and Sarah Ladislaw (Senior Vice President, CSIS) assess the short-term global oil market, including uncertainties for Iranian oil supply with imminent U.S. sanctions, the outlook of global demand, and the potential economic impacts of trade wars.

Duration:00:20:36