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The energy world is in the midst of its greatest upheaval in a generation, redefining long-held geopolitical relationships with profound impacts on the global economy and environment. How do we balance the priorities of economic growth, energy security, and environmental sustainability?  The Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University is a leading resource for research and discussion that gets beyond the polarization that threatens to overwhelm the energy debate.  In each episode of this podcast series, we bring you a conversation among top energy experts drawn from industry, government, academia and civil society about our energy future.

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Statoil 2017 Energy Perspectives (6/23/17)
Eirik Wærness, Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at Statoil, presented Statoil’s Energy Perspectives 2017 Edition at CGEP. Following his presentation, Director Jason Bordoff led a discussion with Eirik and Geoff Heal, Donald C. Waite III Professor of Social Enterprise at Columbia University's School of Business. Energy Perspectives is published each year by Statoil. You can find Eirik's presentation online, along with with a video of the event. Follow and engage with the Center on Global Energy Policy online: @ColumbiaUEnergy; http://energypolicy.columbia.edu/
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BP Statistical Review of World Energy 2017 (6/14/17)
As the energy landscape continues to transform--from the rapid growth rates of low-carbon fuels to questions about the future of oil demand to a more integrated global gas market--it is important to understand the trends and developments driving this change. The Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a presentation on BP's Statistical Review of World Energy 2017 with Spencer Dale, Group Chief Economist. After the presentation, CGEP Director Jason Bordoff moderated a conversation where Mr. Dale was joined by Antoine Halff, Sr. Research Scholar at the Center on Global Energy Policy, and Amy Myers Jaffe, Executive Director of Energy and Sustainability at the UC Davis Graduate School of Management.
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New York's Renewable Energy Future (5/2/17)
CGEP hosted a conversation on the future of renewable energy in New York. Jason Bordoff, Professor of Practice in International and Public Affairs at SIPA and Founding Director of the Center on Global Energy Policy, moderated a conversation with a group of distinguished speakers: Knut M. Aanstad, President, Statoil Wind US LLC; Dan Esty, Hillhouse Professor of Environmental Law and Policy, Yale University; Richard Kauffman, Chairman of Energy and Finance for New York; Eric Martel, President and CEO, Hydro-Quebec; and Vijay Modi, Professor of Mechanical Engineering; Director, Infrastructure Programs, Millennium Villages Project.
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The Future of Clean Transportation Technology (4/20/17)
The Center on Global Energy Policy’s Women in Energy program hosted a public panel discussion on the future of clean transportation technology and innovation including smart mobility, electric vehicles, and battery technologies from the technological maturity, market readiness, and policy outlook perspectives.  The panel included the following speakers: Christina Lampe-Onnerud, CEO and Founder, Cadenza Innovation; Robyn Marquis, Project Manager, Clean Transportation Program at NYSERDA; Goksin Kavlak, Graduate researcher, Trancik Lab at the Institute for Data, Systems and Society (IDSS) at MIT; and Sharon Di, Assistant Professor, The Fu Foundation School of Engineering and Applied Science at Columbia University.
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Can Coal Make a Comeback? (4/26/17)
The decline in US coal mining played a prominent role in the 2016 US presidential campaign. Donald Trump repeatedly promised to revive the US coal industry and bring back mining employment by removing environmental regulations. President Trump has reiterated these promises since the election. But can coal make a comeback?  CGEP held a panel discussion with the following experts: Jim Rogers, Former President, CEO and Chairman, Duke Energy; Dr. Geoff Heal, Donald C. Waite III Professor of Social Enterprise, Columbia Business School; Trevor Houser, Partner, Rhodium Group; Jason Bordoff, Professor of Practice in International and Public Affairs, SIPA; Director, Center on Global Energy Policy; and Peter Marsters, Research Analyst, Rhodium Group.  
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