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2015 News Items

November 2015

"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

October 2015

Director Jason Bordoff and Fellow Bob McNally discuss the sale of crude oil from the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve in the federal budget deal struck Tuesday with Steven Mufson of the WashingtonPost.

September 2015

David Sandalow discusses the recent US-China climate news in The New York Times - "Carbon emissions trading is an American idea. Now it’s an American export. The Europeans have moved forward in implementing it. Now the Chinese are embracing it on a large scale.”

Richard Nephew sat down with to discuss the importance of balancing the needs of ensuring a deal aimed at curbing Iran’s nuclear program with concerns about how to restrain Iran’s actions in the region.

Center Director Jason Bordoff joined CNN's World Business Today to discuss the latest gyrations in oil markets and geopolitical impacts.

August 2015

Richard Nephew, Fellow and Program Director for Economic Statecraft, Sanctions and Energy Markets, joined a Reuters Global Oil Forum discussion on Iran and its re-engagement with the West.

Colin Fenton, Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy, talked about the Chinese economy and the commodities market with Erik Schatzker on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers."

The price of oil has dropped to a 6 1/2 year low. Jason Bordoff, director of Columbia University's Center on Global Energy Policy, explains why the low price hasn't been reflected in lower consumer prices.

Jason Bordoff, founding director of Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy and a former energy adviser to President Barack Obama, talks about the U.S.'s decision to ease a 40-year ban on most domestic oil exports by allowing some crude to flow to Mexico. Bordoff speaks with Cory Johnson and Olivia Sterns on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers."

Fellow Richard Nephew recently sat down with Columbia News to discuss the fiercely contested Iran deal, which will be voted on by Congress in September.