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.

As the shale revolution in oil and natural gas spreads beyond the US and Canada, the energy industry needs to incorporate an important lesson from the nuclear industry.

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg called for a $20 billion system of flood barriers to protect low-lying areas from storms almost eight months after Hurricane Sandy devastated the region.

Energy is a profoundly important aspect of U.S. national security and foreign policy: the availability of reliable, affordable energy is essential to economic strength at home, which is the foundation of U.S. leadership in the world.

Technological breakthroughs may have increased the world’s potential oil and gas resources significantly, but variables and uncertainties will determine how quickly and to what extent they are developed, participants emphasized during the opening day of the US Energy Information Administration’s annual conference.

President Barack Obama is preparing to bypass Congress on climate change and use his executive powers on everything from power plants to energy standards for appliances.

The International Energy Agency's chief economist yesterday cautioned against not taking energy efficiency policies seriously when looking at how energy industries might lower their contribution to global greenhouse gas emissions.

US carbon dioxide emissions have been falling only because of the cheap price of natural gas and could easily pick up again if the price of gas rises, the International Energy Agency has warned.

When President Barack Obama weighed in on the Keystone XL pipeline controversy on Tuesday, his comments became a kind of Rorschach inkblot test for rival lobbies, reflecting their wishes for the fate of the long-delayed project.

President Barack Obama's long-awaited plan to combat climate change with new standards for US power plants will cause a spike in natural gas demand, a former key Obama energy adviser said Tuesday.

Statement from Jason Bordoff, Director of Columbia University's Center on Global Energy Policy and former Special Assistant to President Obama and Senior Director for Energy and Climate Change at the National Security Council