On this episode of Columbia Energy Exchange, Richard Kauffman, Chairman of Energy & Finance for New York State in the office of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, sat down with host Bill Loveless. The two discussed the fundamental changes occurring in the ways that electricity is being generated, sold and consumed as well as the role that policy--specifically the effort in New York State known as "Reforming the Energy Vision"--is playing in the transition.
This podcast was recorded on February 18, 2016.
After 3 decades on the Supreme Court, Conservative Justice Antonin Scalia died last Saturday triggering a fierce political battle over naming his successor during an election year. Justice Scalia’s passing also comes just days after the Supreme Court split 5 to 4 along ideological lines in ordering the environmental protection agency to delay the implementation of President Obama’s signature climate initiative, the Clean Power Plan until after the judicial review process is completed.
On this episode of Columbia Energy Exchange, Michael Gerrard, the Andrew Sabin Professor of Professional Practice at Columbia Law School, sat down with host Jason Bordoff to discuss what implications the death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia may have for President Obama's climate agenda, including the Clean Power Plan, as well as for environmental law more broadly.
On this episode of Columbia Energy Exchange, Tatiana Mitrova, Head of the Oil and Gas Department at The Energy Research Institute in the Russian Academy of Sciences, discussed Russia’s energy outlook with host Bill Loveless. Their conversation touched on topics ranging from the impact of the oil price drop on Russia's budget and investment strategy, to the role of sanctions in the domestic economy, to the response of Gazprom to changing global natural gas markets, among others.
In this episode our host, Bill Loveless, sat down with John Knight, Executive Vice President for Global Strategy & Business Development at Statoil ASA, the Norway-based international energy company. Mr. Knight is also a member of the Center on Global Energy Policy's Advisory Board. The discussion touched on topics ranging from the turbulence in global oil markets and geopolitical risk to Statoil's renewable energy portfolio and the impact of the Paris COP21 Agreement on investment strategy.
Responding to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan is just one of the major tasks for U.S. electric utilities in 2016. New technologies and customer expectations, not to mention shareholder demands, are presenting new challenges and opportunities for the nation's utility executives. In this episode of the podcast, host Bill Loveless interviews Nick Akins, the chairman, president and CEO of American Electric Power, one of the largest investor-owned utilities in the U.S., and the chairman of the Edison Electric Institute.
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.
World oil prices fell below $40 per barrel this morning following Friday’s meeting of OPEC Ministers, which ended without any agreement to cut production, at the same time that negotiators gather in Paris to discuss how to reduce long-term demand for fossil fuels including oil. With the global oil market landscape in flux, host Bill Loveless sat down with Antoine Halff, Director of the Center on Global Energy Policy's Oil Markets Research Program and a former Chief Oil Analyst at the International Energy Agency, in this episode of the Global Energy Policy podcast to discuss what to watch for next.
Bill Loveless sat down with CEOs of two of the biggest utilities in the US: Tom Fanning of Southern Company (0:36) and Lynn Good of Duke Energy (21:24). The conversations touched on the changing landscape of the power sector from stagnant demand and technological innovation to new business models and environmental regulations.
In the most recent episode of the Global Energy Policy podcast, our host, Bill Loveless, interviews US EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. Their discussion touches on a wide range of issues including the outlook for the Paris climate talks, the EPA's clean power plan, and the broader relationship between the Obama Administration's energy and environmental goals.
Oil markets are going through a transformative period as low prices persist and production patterns change. On this episode, our host Bill Loveless explores the continuing turbulence in global prices and the impact on supply and demand with one of the world's leading analysts, Antoine Halff, who is a Fellow and Director of the Global Oil Markets Program at the Center on Global Energy Policy.
In this episode, our host, Bill Loveless, reports from Cuba, where a conference called "Safe Seas, Clean Seas" explored opportunities for collaboration between the US and Cuba in Cuba's offshore oil drilling. Bill spoke with a number of experts and officials during the conference and this episode focuses on four such conversations.
On this episode, host Bill Loveless sits down with Amos Hochstein, Special Envoy and Coordinator for International Energy Affairs at the U.S. Department of State. The two discuss what recent developments in the global natural gas landscape may mean for markets and geopolitics in the Middle East, Europe and Asia.
This week we welcome the Center's Inaugural Fellow, David Sandalow, for a discussion on the new steps the US and China are taking to fight global warming and what those steps mean for the world.
This week we welcome Center Fellow and Program Director Richard Nephew for a discussion on the current status of the Iran nuclear deal and the key milestones to watch out for in the weeks ahead.
Jason Bordoff, Founding Director of the Center on Global Energy Policy, discusses the current turmoil in global oil markets and key factors driving the future outlook.
Center Fellow and Program Director Richard Nephew, the former Principal Deputy Coordinator for Sanctions Policy at the Department of State and lead sanctions expert for the U.S. team negotiating with Iran, discusses the recent nuclear deal between Iran and world powers with host Bill Loveless.
The Center on Global Energy Policy is proud to present a special feature interview with Spencer Dale, conducted by Bill Loveless. Spencer Dale is group chief economist of BP plc. He manages BP's global economics team, providing economic input into the firm's commercial decisions. BP's economics team also produces the annual Statistical Review of World Energy and Global Energy Outlook.