Past Events

2016 Columbia Global Energy Summit

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The Harvard Club of New York

On April 27, 2016 the Center on Global Energy Policy hosted the 2016 Columbia Global Energy Summit. Structured as a half-day forum, the Summit included keynote remarks, interviews and plenary conversations with senior energy and climate sector leaders focused on key issues and questions at the intersection of energy policy, financial markets, the environment and geopolitics.

Renewable Energy Sources in the United States - What, Who, and How Much?

Thursday, April 21, 2016
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Columbia Law School

Jerome Greene Hall, Room 103

435 West 116th Street, New York, NY

The Center on Global Energy Policy was pleased to co-host a coversation with distinguished guest peaker Steven Croley, General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Energy. Other co-hosts included The Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School Environmental Law Society, SIPA Environmental Coalition, and the SIPA Energy Association. Mr. Croley spoke about renewable energy sources in the United States.

How to Negotiate An International Climate Agreement: Lessons from the Paris Climate Talks

Susan N. Biniaz: Lead climate lawyer for the U.S. Department of State
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

William and June Warren Hall (northeast corner of 115th and Amsterdam)

Room L107 (lower level)

The Center on Global Energy Policy and the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law co-hosted a presentation and discussion with Susan N. Biniaz, CLS ‘83. Ms. Biniaz has long been the principal State Department lawyer representing the United States in climate change negotiations around the world. In this session she shared lessons she learned in negotiating complex agreements on high-profile issues where domestic as well as international politics are in flux.

New York Clean Energy Transmission Summit

Thursday, February 4, 2016
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building Room 1501

The Center on Global Energy Policy and Americans for a Clean Energy Grid hosted a one-day conference focused on the development and challenges of the high-voltage transmission grid in and around New York during an era of ambitious clean-energy goals and profound changes in electric utilities’ roles and regulation.

The Water-Energy Nexus

Monday, December 7, 2015
4:30 pm - 5:45 pm

Faculty House, Presidential Room

The Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a 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.  

Columbia University's 11th Annual Student Energy Symposium

Thursday, November 5, 2015 - Friday, November 6, 2015
3:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Lerner Hall

Columbia University

The Center on Global Energy Policy was proud to support Columbia University's 11th Annual Student Energy Symposium. The Symposium is the largest student-run energy event in New York City, jointly organized by the School of International and Public Affairs' Student Energy Association, the Columbia Graduate School of Business' Energy Club, the Columbia Law School's Environmental Law Society, and the Columbia Engineering Energy Club.