Sustainability

Spring 2014 Energy Policy Conference

Thursday, May 8, 2014
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Columbia University
Morningside Campus
Low Memorial Library

The Center on Global Energy Policy hosted the Spring 2014 Energy Policy Conference to celebrate its first anniversary. The event featured keynote remarks by Helge Lund, President and CEO, Statoil, and John D. Podesta, Counselor to President Obama, and numerous other senior-level speakers.

“The world’s energy future is being shaped in China today”

“The world’s energy future is being shaped in China today” explains David Sandalow, Inaugural Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy, and former Undersecretary of Energy (Acting) and Assistant Secretary for Policy & International Affairs, U.S. Department of Energy, in an podcast interview with David Yountz, Senior Consultant with the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. Sandalow, who made 14 trips to China during his time at the U.S. Department of Energy, discusses the ever-growing role of China in international energy markets and global energy governance, as well as what steps the U.S. and China can take to strengthen collaboration on key energy issues.

Panel Discussion: The Future of Nuclear Power

Panel Discussion
Friday, November 8, 2013
9:00 am - 11:00 am

Columbia University Morningside Campus Northwest Corner Building, Room 501

Panel discussion on the future of nuclear power, moderated by CGEP Distinguished Fellow, Nobuo Tanaka, former Executive Director of the International Energy Association, who will also give opening remarks. Outreach Partner: Center on Japanese Economy and Business, Columbia Business School

9th Annual Columbia University Energy Symposium

The Future Now: Energy Progress in the 21st Century
Friday, November 22, 2013
8:15 am - 5:15 pm

Lerner Hall

Columbia University

The Center on Global Energy Policy was proud to support the 9th Annual Columbia University Energy Symposium. 

China Energy and Sustainability Forum

Panel Discussion
Thursday, November 7, 2013
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Columbia University Morningside Campus Columbia Law School-Jerome L. Greene Hall, Room 103 Entrance on northeast corner of Amsterdam Avenue and West 116th Street

A forum with Nobuo Tanaka, Distinguished Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy, and former Executive Director of the International Agency

The Shale Revolution and Energy Security

Nobuo Tanaka, Distinguished Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy
Wednesday, November 6, 2013
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Columbia University Morningside Campus Columbia Law School-Jerome L. Greene Hall, Room 104 Entrance on northeast corner of Amsterdam Ave and West 116th Street

Presentation by Nobuo Tanaka, Distinguished Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy, former Executive Director, International Energy Agency.

How will Expanded Natural Gas Production Affect Climate Change Mitigation?

At an event hosted by the Bipartisan Policy Center, Jason Bordoff, Director of the Center on Global Energy Policy, joined a panel on Leveraging Comparative Advantages to Deploy Low Carbon Energy Technologies. The session examined whether natural gas and low carbon energy technologies can play complementary roles in transitioning the global economy to a cleaner, more sustainable trajectory.

Lecture with Peter Fox-Penner: Smart Power: Climate Change, Smart Grid, and the Future of Electric Utilities

Peter Fox-Penner, Principal and Chairman, The Brattle Group
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

International Affairs Building, Room 1512

Presentation by Peter Fox-Penner, Principal and Chairman, The Brattle Group.

The Challenges of America's Energy Revolution

The U.S. is undergoing an energy revolution in oil, gas, wind, solar and energy efficiency. But abundance brings its own perils. "The transformation we've seen in just the last few years from an outlook of scarcity to one of abundance is real," says Jason Bordoff, director of Columbia University's Center on Global Energy Policy. "It has huge economic, geopolitical and environmental implications."

Building Resilience in a Climate and Resource-Constrained World: Investment Strategies and Policy Innovations

James Cameron, Founder and Chairman, Climate Change Capital
Thursday, September 26, 2013
3:30 pm - 4:45 pm

Alfred Lerner Hall, Satow Room (5th floor) 2920 Broadway Ave Columbia University

A presentation by James Cameron, Chairman and Founder of Climate Change Capital on how investment in sustainable energy, low-carbon, and resource-efficient infrastructure is expanding rapidly and what this means for investors, policymakers and entrepreneurs

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