Renewable Energy Sources in the United States - What, Who, and How Much?

Thursday, April 21, 2016
12:15 pm - 1:30 pm

Columbia Law School

Jerome Greene Hall, Room 103

435 West 116th Street, New York, NY

The Center on Global Energy Policy was pleased to co-host a coversation with distinguished guest peaker Steven Croley, General Counsel for the U.S. Department of Energy. Other co-hosts included The Sabin Center for Climate Change Law, Columbia Law School Environmental Law Society, SIPA Environmental Coalition, and the SIPA Energy Association. Mr. Croley spoke about renewable energy sources in the United States.

Report: New York Clean Energy Transmission Summit

On February 4, 2016, the Center on Global Energy Policy and Americans for a Clean Energy Grid convened a conference on the role of New York’s high-voltage transmission grid in meeting the State’s clean energy goals.

2016 Columbia Global Energy Summit

Wednesday, April 27, 2016
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

The Harvard Club of New York

On April 27, 2016 the Center on Global Energy Policy hosted the 2016 Columbia Global Energy Summit. Structured as a half-day forum, the Summit included keynote remarks, interviews and plenary conversations with senior energy and climate sector leaders focused on key issues and questions at the intersection of energy policy, financial markets, the environment and geopolitics.

How to Negotiate An International Climate Agreement: Lessons from the Paris Climate Talks

Susan N. Biniaz: Lead climate lawyer for the U.S. Department of State
Tuesday, March 8, 2016
12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

William and June Warren Hall (northeast corner of 115th and Amsterdam)

Room L107 (lower level)

The Center on Global Energy Policy and the Sabin Center for Climate Change Law co-hosted a presentation and discussion with Susan N. Biniaz, CLS ‘83. Ms. Biniaz has long been the principal State Department lawyer representing the United States in climate change negotiations around the world. In this session she shared lessons she learned in negotiating complex agreements on high-profile issues where domestic as well as international politics are in flux.

New York Clean Energy Transmission Summit

Thursday, February 4, 2016
8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Columbia University Morningside Campus International Affairs Building Room 1501

The Center on Global Energy Policy and Americans for a Clean Energy Grid hosted a one-day conference focused on the development and challenges of the high-voltage transmission grid in and around New York during an era of ambitious clean-energy goals and profound changes in electric utilities’ roles and regulation.

Paris COP21 Commentary

Jason Bordoff
David Sandalow
Dr. Vijay Modi
Dr. Geoffrey M. Heal
Michael B. Gerrard
Dr. Scott Barrett
Climate Change

Following the historic Paris Agreement last weekend, the Columbia SIPA Center on Global Energy Policy collected commentary on the agreement from several of our scholars and Faculty Affiliates across Columbia University.

A Readout from Paris COP21

Nearly 200 countries recently reached an historic climate agreement in Paris. In this episode, our host, Bill Loveless, sat down with David Sandalow, the Inaugural Fellow at the Center on Global Energy Policy, who was in Paris, to discuss what the agreement means -- and doesn't -- for the world.

Energy-Water Nexus

This episode features a presentation and discussion on the water-energy nexus with Melanie Kenderdine, Director, Office of Energy Policy and Systems Analysis and Energy Counselor to the Secretary, US Department of Energy.

Sunny Day Fund: Why We Need to Invest In Our Shared Energy Future Now

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

Diplomacy And Debate At COP 21 Paris Climate Talks

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.


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