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2016 News Items

February 2016


Director Jason Bordoff joined NPR's All Things Considered for a look at which oil producing countries are hurt most and how they're coping.


Jason Bordoff talks to NPR's Robert Siegel about the news that four major producers - Saudi Arabia, Russia, Venezuela and Qatar - are discussing freezing production at January levels in an attempt to limit production to see if they can put a floor under oil prices and maybe move them up.

January 2016


What are the sanctions against Iran that have been lifted? Which ones are still in place? NPR's Ari Shapiro gets the details from Richard Nephew, lead sanctions expert and former member of the U.S. team negotiating.

2015 News Items

December 2015

NPR's Ari Shapiro interviews Jason Bordoff, professor and founding director at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University, about the part of the budget deal this week which lifts the ban on oil exports, and what it means for consumers, industry, the economy and the environment.

CNN's Zain Asher talks to David Sandalow about the historic deal between 196 nations at COP21 in Paris.

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

November 2015

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.

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.

"The energy industry is running out of time on climate change, says NRG CEO David Crane. And if utilities don't find the customer-centric solutions to the problem, they're in big trouble" - via GreentechMedia