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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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IEA's World Energy Investment 2017 (9/20/17)

10/2/2017
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CGEP hosted a presentation and discussion of IEA's World Energy Investment 2017 report with Laszlo Varro, Chief Economist at the International Energy Agency. CGEP Fellow, John MacWilliams moderated the discussion following Mr. Varro's presentation. World Energy Investment 2017 is the second annual IEA benchmark analysis of energy investment. It highlights the ways in which investment decisions taken today are determining how energy supply and demand will unfold tomorrow, complementing the...

Duration: 01:31:38


The Future of Climate Finance & Role of the Green Climate Fund (9/18/17)

10/2/2017
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The Tamer Center for Social Enterprise and the Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a presentation by Howard Bamsey, Executive Director of the Green Climate Fund (GCF). ED Bamsey discussed climate finance and the role of GCF. After his keynote remarks, panelists joined CGEP Inaugural Fellow, David Sandalow for an actively moderated discussion focused broadly on climate finance and next steps following President Trump's announcement to pull out of the Paris Agreement and end U.S....

Duration: 01:30:05


Windfall: How the New Energy Abundance Upends Global Politics and Strengthens America's Power (9/11/17)

9/29/2017
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CGEP hosted a discussion with Meghan O'Sullivan, Professor of the Practice of International Affairs and the Director of the Geopolitics of Energy Project at Harvard University’s Kennedy School, former Special Assistant to President George W. Bush, and former Deputy National Security Advisor for Iraq and Afghanistan. Dr. O'Sullivan discussed her new book, Windfall: How the New Energy Abundance Upends Global Politics and Strengthens America’s Power.

Duration: 01:21:59


IEA Gas 2017 Global Launch (7/13/17)

8/8/2017
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The Center on Global Energy Policy hosted the global launch of the International Energy Agency’s annual natural-gas market analysis and forecast report. Renamed Gas 2017, the market report provides a detailed analysis of supply and trade developments, infrastructure investments, and demand-growth forecast through 2022. Dr. Fatih Birol, the IEA’s Executive Director, and Peter Fraser, the head of the IEA’s Gas, Coal and Power Markets Division presented the report. Bob McNally, Founder and...

Duration: 01:14:45


Statoil 2017 Energy Perspectives (6/23/17)

7/2/2017
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Eirik Wærness, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at Statoil, presented Statoil’s Energy Perspectives 2017 Edition at CGEP. Following his presentation, Director Jason Bordoff led a discussion with Eirik and Geoff Heal, Donald C. Waite III Professor of Social Enterprise at Columbia University's School of Business. Energy Perspectives is published each year by Statoil. You can find Eirik's presentation online, along with with a video of the event. Follow and engage with the Center on...

Duration: 01:28:34


BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2017 (6/14/17)

6/28/2017
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As the energy landscape continues to transform--from the rapid growth rates of low-carbon fuels to questions about the future of oil demand to a more integrated global gas market--it is important to understand the trends and developments driving this change. The Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a presentation on BP's Statistical Review of World Energy 2017 with Spencer Dale, Group Chief Economist. After the presentation, CGEP Director Jason Bordoff moderated a conversation where Mr....

Duration: 01:29:29


New York's Renewable Energy Future (5/2/17)

5/16/2017
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CGEP hosted a conversation on the future of renewable energy in New York. Jason Bordoff, Professor of Practice in International and Public Affairs at SIPA and Founding Director of the Center on Global Energy Policy, moderated a conversation with a group of distinguished speakers: Knut M. Aanstad, President, Statoil Wind US LLC; Dan Esty, Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy, Yale University; Richard Kauffman, Chairman of Energy and Finance for New York; Eric Martel,...

Duration: 01:31:35


The Future of Clean Transportation Technology (4/20/17)

5/16/2017
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The Center on Global Energy Policy’s Women in Energy program hosted a public panel discussion on the future of clean transportation technology and innovation including smart mobility, electric vehicles, and battery technologies from the technological maturity, market readiness, and policy outlook perspectives. The panel included the following speakers: Christina Lampe-Onnerud, CEO and Founder, Cadenza Innovation; Robyn Marquis, Project Manager, Clean Transportation Program at NYSERDA;...

Duration: 01:30:00


Can Coal Make a Comeback? (4/26/17)

5/10/2017
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The decline in US coal mining played a prominent role in the 2016 US presidential campaign. Donald Trump repeatedly promised to revive the US coal industry and bring back mining employment by removing environmental regulations. President Trump has reiterated these promises since the election. But can coal make a comeback? CGEP held a panel discussion with the following experts: Jim Rogers, Former President, CEO and Chairman, Duke Energy; Dr. Geoff Heal, Donald C. Waite III Professor of...

Duration: 01:34:18


Climate Solutions: Pathways to Deep Decarbonization in the United States (4/17/17)

4/28/2017
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To kick-off Earth Week, CGEP and the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law hosted a discussion with leading experts who presented and compared strategies for deep decarbonization in the United States by 2050. The panel included the following distinguished experts: Jeff Sachs, Director, Center for Sustainable Development, The Earth Institute; Karl Hausker, Senior Fellow, World Resources Institute; Geoff Heal, Donald C. Waite III Professor of Social Enterprise at Columbia Business School; Judi...

Duration: 01:28:00


2017 Energy Summit: Mr. Amin Nasser, President and CEO of Saudi Aramco (4/14/17)

4/28/2017
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CGEP hosted a special conversation between Mr. Amin Nasser, President and CEO of Saudi Aramco, and Dr. Daniel Yergin, Vice Chairman of IHS Markit and a member of CGEP's Advisory Board, as part of the 2017 Columbia Global Energy Summit.

Duration: 00:47:48


2017 Energy Summit: The Future of Transportation (4/13/17)

4/28/2017
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Keynote Conversation on the future of transportation with Jeff Holden, Chief Product Officer, Uber Technologies and Dr. Dan Yergin, Vice Chairman, IHS Markit.

Duration: 00:35:47


2017 Energy Summit: Carbon Capture, Utilization, and Storage (4/13/17)

4/28/2017
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Research spotlight on carbon capture, utilization, and storage with: Dr. Alissa Park, Director, Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy, Columbia University; Dr. Peter Kelemen, Chair, Earth and Environmental Sciences, Columbia University; Julio Friedmann, Senior Advisor for Energy Innovation, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; Ahmad O. Al Khowaiter – Chief Technology Officer, Saudi Aramco; and David Sandalow, Center on Global Energy Policy.

Duration: 00:34:38


2017 Energy Summit: Changing Global Natural Gas Markets (4/13/17)

4/28/2017
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Panel on changing global natural gas markets with: Charif Souki, Chairman, Tellurian Inc.; Jeroen van der Veer, former CEO, Shell; Fu Chengyu, former Chair, Sinopec and former Chair, CNOOC; Dr. Tatiana Mitrova, Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy; and Dr. Tim Boersma, Sr. Research Scholar, Center on Global Energy Policy.

Duration: 00:40:54


2017 Energy Summit: Oil Markets in Transition (4/13/17)

4/28/2017
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Panel on oil markets in transition with: Scott Sheffield - Executive Chairman of the Board, Pioneer Natural Resources; Adam Sieminski, James R. Schlesinger Chair for Energy & Geopolitics, CSIS; former U.S. Energy Information Administration Administrator; Dr. Dan Yergin, Vice Chairman, IHS Markit; Antoine Halff, Senior Research Scholar, Center on Global Energy Policy; and Amb. Carlos Pascual, former Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs, U.S. Department of State;...

Duration: 00:41:15


2017 Energy Summit: The Outlook for Environmental Policy (4/13/17)

4/28/2017
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Panel on the outlook for environmental policy with: Diane Regas, Executive Director, Environmental Defense Fund; Bob Perciasepe, President, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions and former Deputy Administrator of the U.S. EPA; Jim Connaughton, former Chairman of the White House Council on Environmental Quality for President George W. Bush; Karen Harbert, President and CEO, Institute for 21st Century Energy, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; and Dr. Phil Sharp, Center on Global Energy Policy,...

Duration: 00:40:38


2017 Energy Summit: Technology’s Role in the Clean Energy Transition (4/13/17)

4/28/2017
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Keynote Conversation on technology’s role in the clean energy transition with Lisa Jackson, VP of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives, Apple and former U.S. EPA Administrator. Moderated by David Sandalow, Inaugural Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy.

Duration: 00:32:33


2017 Energy Summit: Energy, Economics and Trade (4/13/17)

4/28/2017
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Keynote conversation on energy, economics, and trade with Jack Lew, Visiting Professor of International and Public Affairs, SIPA and 76th Secretary of the Treasury, and Jason Bordoff, Founding Director, Center on Global Energy Policy.

Duration: 00:47:08


The Role of Europe in the Global Energy Transition (4/4/17)

4/18/2017
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The Center on Global Energy Policy was honored to host a conversation with European Commission Vice-President Maroš Šefčovič. The discussion was broad ranging and touched on a number of topics including: the geopolitical context of Russia, LNG, and energy security; the European Commission's focus on energy transition in Africa Climate change; and the European Union's relationship with the United States. Distinguished experts who joined VP Šefčovič on the panel included: Natasha Udensiva,...

Duration: 01:35:59


The Future of Nuclear Energy (3/29/17)

4/18/2017
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Building on research from the Center on Global Energy Policy—a three-part series on nuclear technology, the geopolitics of nuclear energy, and U.S. policy—this panel examined the history of nuclear power, its future, and the policy and business choices that lie ahead. This event was made possible, in part, by support from the Sasakawa Peace Foundation. Distinguished experts on the panel included: Dr. Andrew Kadak, Tim Frazier, Dr. Patricia Culligan, Dr. Nicola de Blasio, and Richard Nephew.

Duration: 01:30:18

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