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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

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

The IPCC’s Climate Warning

10/29/2018
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In this excerpt from The Readout, Sarah Ladislaw (Senior Vice President, CSIS) explains the context and significance of the IPCC's new report urging global action before 2030 to avert climate disaster. Click here for more of The Readout.

Duration:00:18:35

Special Edition: Midterms 2018

10/25/2018
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Kevin Book (ClearView Energy Partners, LLC) and Sarah Ladislaw (CSIS) talk about the upcoming U.S. midterm elections and the role that energy is playing in candidates’ campaign strategies.

Duration:00:26:44

Blockchain in the Energy Sector

10/15/2018
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David Livingston (Deputy Director, Climate and Advanced Energy, Atlantic Council), Varun Sivaram (Chief Technology Officer, ReNew Power), and Sarah Ladislaw (CSIS) explain the role of blockchain in the energy sector; how it can drive more efficiency in operations, lower transaction costs, and make the electricity system more distributed and democratic. For more, please see Applying Blockchain Technology to Electric Power Systems. This is the second of three discussions in a series on key...

Duration:00:39:18

The World Bank’s Approach to Energy and Development

10/1/2018
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One billion people, about 13% of the world’s population, live without access to electricity. Hundreds of millions more live with insufficient or unreliable electricity, according to the World Bank. Join Riccardo Puliti (World Bank, Senior Director, Energy & Extractives) and Sarah Ladislaw (CSIS) as they discuss how institutions such as the World Bank aim to tackle major global challenges by achieving universal energy access by 2030 as part of the Sustainable Development Goals.

Duration:00:22:58

A Status Update on Climate

9/17/2018
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Kevin Book (Clear View Energy Partners and CSIS) and Liam Denning (Bloomberg) join Sarah Ladislaw (CSIS) to discuss where we are on climate change, the positions of various actors, and the next steps toward tackling climate change.

Duration:00:35:39