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Columbia Energy Exchange features in-depth conversations with the world’s top energy and climate leaders from government, business, academia and civil society. The program explores today’s most pressing opportunities and challenges across energy sources, financial markets, geopolitics and climate change as well as their implications for both the U.S. and the world.

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Iain Conn, CEO, Centrica - Adapting to a Changing Energy World (6/19/17)
Energy companies around the world are reassessing their business models in response to fundamental changes in markets, including new technologies, concerns over the environment and new customer expectations. For many companies, this means significant adjustments in their priorities and investments. Host Bill Loveless (@bill_loveless) speaks with Iain Conn, CEO of Centrica, a multinational company that supplies energy and services to 28 million customers primarily in the United Kingdom, Ireland and North America. They discuss: The potential of a future oil supply crunch; Energy security in the U.S. and in Europe; U.S. LNG in the world market; How climate change is impacting utility business models. Follow and engage with the Center on Global Energy Policy online: @ColumbiaUEnergy; http://energypolicy.columbia.edu/
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The Qatar-Gulf Crisis: Implications for Energy & Geopolitics - Helima Croft, Managing Director & Global Head of Commodity Strategy at RBC Capital Markets & Bernard Haykel, Professor of Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University (6/12/17)
CGEP Director Jason Bordoff interviews Helima Croft and Bernard Haykel about the unfolding situation between Qatar and middle eastern nations. They discuss: The impact on energy trade and markets; What's at stake for U.S. interests; The impact on OPEC market management; Future scenarios for geopolitics. Helima is Managing Director and Global Head of Commodity Strategy at RBC Capital Markets. Previously, she was Managing Director and Head of North American Commodities Research at Barclays, held positions at the Council on Foreign Relations and the CIA. Bernard, a leading expert on the Middle East, is a Professor of Near Eastern Studies and Director of the Institute for Transregional Study of the Contemporary Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia at Princeton University. He was previously associate professor of Islamic and Middle Eastern history at New York University.  For more information about the Center on Global Energy Policy and the Columbia Energy Exchange visit us online and engage with us: @ColumbiaUEnergy - #ColumbiaEnergyExchange - www.energypolicy.columbia.edu
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William Reilly, former Environmental Protection Agency Administrator - Leaving the Paris Agreement: The Implications for the U.S. Energy Sector, Foreign Policy, & Climate Change (6/5/17)
CGEP Director Jason Bordoff speaks with William Reilly, former U.S. EPA Administrator, about President Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement. For more information about the Center on Global Energy Policy and the Columbia Energy Exchange visit us online and engage with us: @ColumbiaUEnergy - #ColumbiaEnergyExchange - www.energypolicy.columbia.edu
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Ambassador Michael Froman, Former U.S. Trade Representative – Free Trade & the U.S. Energy Sector (5/29/17)
Jason Bordoff interviews Ambassador Michael Froman, former USTR, about issues including: The outlook for U.S. trade policy and what a more protectionist approach to trade would mean for the energy sector; The renegotiation of NAFTA; The emergence of Chinese global trade leadership; Energy and environmental opposition to trade deals. For more information about the Center on Global Energy Policy and the Columbia Energy Exchange visit us online and engage with us: @ColumbiaUEnergy - #ColumbiaEnergyExchange - www.energypolicy.columbia.edu
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Christof Rühl, Global Head of Research, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority - The Outlook for the Global Energy System (5/22/17)
Host Jason Bordoff interviews Christof Rühl, Global Head of Research at the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, about some of the leading issues that will influence the future of the global energy sector. Jason and Christof discuss: energy demand in emerging markets; the future of peak oil demand; the long-term outlook for shale; and expectations for the upcoming OPEC meeting. 
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