In The News

Center scholars and fellows often comment on current-events in leading media outlets around the world. Below is a list of articles quoting or featuring Center staff, ordered by most recent publication date.

“The world’s energy future is being shaped in China today” explains David Sandalow, Inaugural Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy, and former Undersecretary of Energy (Acting) and Assistant Secretary for Policy & International Affairs, U.S. Department of Energy, in an podcast interview with David Yountz, Senior Consultant with the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. Sandalow, who made 14 trips to China during his time at the U.S. Department of Energy, discusses the ever-growing role of China in international energy markets and global energy governance, as well as what steps the U.S. and China can take to strengthen collaboration on key energy issues.

A new study offers insight—but not the final word—on methane emissions from natural gas production.

Center Director Jason Bordoff—along with Francisco Blanch, head of global commodities and derivatives research for Bank of America Merrill Lynch, and Barry Smitherman, Chairman, Texas Railroad Commission—discuss how increases in U.S. oil and gas production have affected global markets and what role energy policy should play to support the sustainable production of hydrocarbons at the Bloomberg Link Oil and Gas Conference in Houston. Margot Habiby of Bloomberg LP moderated the event.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has proposed a surprisingly deep cut in the amount of ethanol that must be blended into U.S. gasoline next year

At an event hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Center, Jason Bordoff, Director of the Center on Global Energy Policy, joined a panel on Leveraging Comparative Advantages to Deploy Low Carbon Energy Technologies. The session examined whether natural gas and low carbon energy technologies can play complementary roles in transitioning the global economy to a cleaner, more sustainable trajectory.

The U.S. is undergoing an energy revolution in oil, gas, wind, solar and energy efficiency. But abundance brings its own perils. "The transformation we've seen in just the last few years from an outlook of scarcity to one of abundance is real," says Jason Bordoff, director of Columbia University's Center on Global Energy Policy. "It has huge economic, geopolitical and environmental implications."

Energy forecasts rest on price assumptions, and price assumptions rest on shifting foundations, said Statoil Chief Economist Eirik Wærness at an event hosted by Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy this morning, where he presented the Norwegian company’s global energy outlook to 2040.

Dr. Ernest J. Moniz just delivered his first big policy address since being sworn in as the 13th U.S. Secretary of Energy in May. He spoke at Columbia University's Center on Global Energy Policy in New York City on Monday afternoon. Secretary Moniz set the Obama administration's Climate Action Plan as the backbone of his speech and set the stage for his tenure at the DOE.

President Barack Obama’s plan to combat climate change is not, as critics allege, a “war on coal,” says U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz.

Jason Bordoff, special assistant to President Obama and senior director for energy and climate change on the staff of the National Security Council, has joined Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs, SIPA officials announced.