Renewables

The Future of the Renewable Energy Jobs Market

Thursday, February 23, 2017
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Low Library, 535 W. 116 St., New York, NY 10027 Faculty Room, room 207

The Future of the Renewable Energy Jobs Market

Trump Sword Of Damocles Hangs Over Global Climate Action

In MEES, Program Director Tim Boersma discusses how policy under President-elect Trump will unlikely change the trends of renewable and natural gas growth in the United States. 

Read the full article here.

A bipartisan opportunity to move forward on biofuels policy

Dr. James Stock
Renewables

Nonresident Fellow James Stock writes in The Hill that the EPA's 2017 obligations under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) will allow policymakers to move beyond the debate between big corn and big oil that has plagued RFS policy. Focus can now be placed on the real promise of the standards: the domestic second-generation biofuels that create American jobs, enhance energy security, and significantly reduce carbon emissions.

The One Energy Policy Republicans and Democrats Can Agree On

Jason Bordoff
Climate Change
Renewables

Director Jason Bordoff writes in the Wall Street Journal that while the outlook for bipartisan cooperation on energy may seem bleak, it will be important for both sides of the aisle to look for potential areas of common ground after a deeply divisive campaign. Bordoff points to investment in energy research and development as an area which has long enjoyed broad support in both parties as a way to boost American competitiveness.

Railroads, Utilities and Free Parking: What the Evolution of Transport Monopolies Tells Us About the Power Network of the Future

A.J. Goulding
Infrastructure
Natural Gas
Renewables

As U.S. policy makers and utility stakeholders prepare for the utility of the future, comparisons are often made to the transformation of the telecommunications industry due to wireless technologies. However, a new report by A.J. Goulding, Faculty Affiliate at the Center on Global Energy Policy, indicates that the near-death and subsequent rejuvenation of the U.S. rail system over nearly two centuries also offers lessons for the power sector as it adapts its strategies and regulatory philosophies while planning for the utility of the future.

America's Energy Policy From Independence to Interdependence

Jason Bordoff
Coal
Exports
Geopolitics
Infrastructure
Oil
Renewables
Sustainability

Director Jason Bordoff writes on the path of America's energy policy from independence to interdependence in CIRSD's Horizon's magazine.

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