Renewables

Paris COP21 Commentary

Jason Bordoff
David Sandalow
Dr. Vijay Modi
Dr. Geoffrey M. Heal
Michael B. Gerrard
Dr. Scott Barrett
Climate Change
Renewables
Resilience
Sustainability

Following the historic Paris Agreement last weekend, the Columbia SIPA Center on Global Energy Policy collected commentary on the agreement from several of our scholars and Faculty Affiliates across Columbia University.

A Readout from Paris COP21

Nearly 200 countries recently reached an historic climate agreement in Paris. In this episode, our host, Bill Loveless, sat down with David Sandalow, the Inaugural Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy, who was in Paris, to discuss what the agreement means -- and doesn't -- for the world.

Energy-Water Nexus

This episode features a presentation and discussion on the water-energy nexus with Melanie Kenderdine, Director, Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis and Energy Counselor to the Secretary, US Department of Energy.

Mission Innovation: Interview with Secretary Moniz

David Sandalow
Climate Change
Renewables

US Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz sat down with the Center on Global Energy Policy’s David Sandalow at COP21 in Paris earlier this week to discuss climate change and energy innovation. Secretary Moniz highlights the recent announcements of Mission Innovation and the Breakthrough Energy Coalition in the transcript below.

Sunny Day Fund: Why We Need to Invest In Our Shared Energy Future Now

Advisory Board member Reid Hoffman explains why he is participating in the Breakthrough Energy Coalition alongside Bill Gates and many other global business leaders.

Paris Climate Conference: Thoughts on Day One

David Sandalow
Climate Change
Renewables
Sustainability

The Paris climate conference opened yesterday and will continue for two more weeks. At the end, with a small miracle, the 194 nations participating may reach unanimous agreement on some aspects of the world’s response to climate change. But a big part of the legacy of this conference is already written. As the first day of the conference draws to a close, the Paris conference has already delivered important results.

Challenging Times for Utility CEOs

In this episode of the Global Energy Policy podcast, our host, Bill Loveless, sat down with CEOs of two of the biggest utilities in the US: Tom Fanning of Southern Company and Lynn Good of Duke Energy. The conversations touched on the changing landscape of the power sector from stagnant demand and technological innovation to new business models and environmental regulations.

Diplomacy And Debate At COP 21 Paris Climate Talks

David Sandalow joined NPR's On Point with Tom Ashbrook to discuss what’s needed, what’s possible, what’s coming on the climate from Paris.

What's at stake at COP21?

CNN International talks to David Sandalow, former U.S. Under Secretary of Energy and now Inaugural Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy, about this week's climate meeting in Paris.

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