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Jason Bordoff, Akos Losz and Joshua Linn

Jason Bordoff, Joshua Linn, and Akos Losz explores the impact of the EPA's decision to roll back US fuel economy standards. 

Johannes Urpelainen writes that the time is ripe for a revolution in renewable energy policy. Government subsidies that allow renewable energy generation to compete with fossil fuels no longer make sense. Instead, governments interested in clean energy and decarbonization should use policy to remove systemic obstacles to growth and integrate intermittent power supplies into the electric grid.

Fellow James Stock writes on reforming the RFS in The Hill.

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Dr. Fatih Birol
Executive Director, International Energy Agency

On a new episode of Columbia Energy Exchange, host Jason Bordoff sits down with Dr. Fatih Birol, Executive Director of the International Energy Agency (IEA), to discuss key issues influencing the global energy sector.

Dr. Birol previously...

Tom Werner
Chairman and CEO, SunPower

Last week, in a move that took some by surprise, a leading designer and maker of solar products, SunPower, announced plans to buy SolarWorld Americas and its factory in Oregon, and build a domestic manufacturing presence. This move came after the...

George David Banks
Former Special Assistant to the President for international energy and environment

U.S. climate and energy policy has shifted course under the Trump Administration. From the decision to leave the Paris Agreement, to promises to prop up the coal industry, to a push for "energy dominance" and now a new "energy realism," much has...