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Columbia Energy Exchange features in-depth conversations with the world’s top energy and climate leaders from government, business, academia and civil society. The program explores today’s most pressing opportunities and challenges across energy sources, financial markets, geopolitics and climate change as well as their implications for both the U.S. and the world.
 
Hear from energy pioneers from across the globe who are accelerating the shift to clean energy by making their own electric power for their homes, offices, and communities. Join TED speaker and Solar Inventions CEO Bill Nussey and co-host Sam Easterby as they talk to the individuals who are disrupting the century-old grid monopoly and making clean, local energy a reality. Visit FreeingEnergy.com for more.
 
Energy 360 examines the energy landscape from the intersection of policy, markets, technologies, and geopolitics. With commentary from leading energy and CSIS experts, we provide context and perspective on the most critical issues shaping energy today. Hosted by the CSIS Energy and National Security Program.
 
The Lawfare Podcast features discussions with experts, policymakers, and opinion leaders at the nexus of national security, law, and policy. On issues from foreign policy, homeland security, intelligence, and cybersecurity to governance and law, we have doubled down on seriousness at a time when others are running away from it. Visit us at www.lawfareblog.com.
 
Each week, Foreign Policy’s editor in chief, Jonathan Tepperman, will recommend one podcast from around the world, interview the host, and play an excerpt. This curated show is designed to help listeners interested in the things we are—great stories, compelling interviews, and cogent analysis on international affairs—sort through the overwhelming variety of podcasts out there and find the best ones. And occasionally you’ll hear audio from our own newsroom. FP Playlist replaces our flagship p ...
 
Greg Dalton is changing the conversation on energy, economy and the environment by offering candid discussion from climate scientists, policymakers, activists, and concerned citizens. By gathering inspiring, credible, and compelling information, he provides an essential resource to change-makers ready to address climate change and make a difference.
 
This bi-weekly podcast from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance shares powerful stories of local renewable energy, from mayors discussing their city’s commitment to 100% renewable energy to tales of innovative community owned solar to questions about the the best rooftop solar policy. Join host John Farrell, the director of the Institute’s Energy Democracy Initiative, as he asks if the 100-year-old monopoly market structure for electricity delivery makes sense in an on-demand, distributed ...
 
Energy Policy Now offers clear talk on the policy issues that define our relationship to energy and its impact on society and the environment. The series is produced by the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania and hosted by energy journalist Andy Stone. Join Andy in conversation with leaders from industry, government, and academia as they shed light on today's pressing energy policy debates.
 
Everything you need to know about Australian public policy in just 20 minutes. Grattan Institute is dedicated to developing high quality public policy for Australia’s future. Our podcasts cover a range of public policy topics focusing on the main issues facing Australia. Our podcasts concentrate on budget policy, economic growth, energy, health, institutional reform, household finances, school education, transport and cities.
 
How different our world will be in the future — crises change people — is yet to be determined. Join the Public Policy Forum for a new podcast, Policy Speaking, which looks at the management of the crisis, as well as its collateral impacts in areas such as: the economy, the energy sector, income support programs, the geopolitical order and the nature of leadership. As we have already seen, policy innovations that have been debated for years are suddenly acted upon within days. Policy Speakin ...
 
180 degrees is a podcast series that looks at the energy choices we make when it comes to transport, our homes, business and technology.For Season 2, we’re sharing stories from people across Ireland, working towards a cleaner energy future. We’re talking about sustainable transport, energy in the home and in our communities, how businesses and public sector bodies are cutting carbon emissions and how energy research is informing policy decisions. Subscribe to '180 Degrees' wherever you get y ...
 
Parts Per Billion is Bloomberg Law's environmental policy podcast. We cover everything from air pollution, to toxic chemicals, to corporate sustainability, and climate change. The reporters from our environment desk offer an inside look at what's happening at Congress, in the courts, and at the federal agencies, and help explain the scientific and policy debates shaping environmental laws and regulations. Host: David Schultz
 
Currents is a podcast published by Norton Rose Fulbright that features in-depth discussions on the latest developments in project finance. The podcast is hosted by partner Todd Alexander, who interviews key business leaders and policy makers to investigate important trends affecting the energy and infrastructure space.
 
Energy Evolution is a new podcast from S&P Global Market Intelligence that explores the ways the energy industry is changing. Co-hosts Dan Testa, Allison Good and Taylor Kuykendall spend each episode talking to leading experts from the energy and finance fields and breaking down the trends that the policy makers, traders and industry professionals needs to know about. The team uses the reporting firepower and data resources of Market Intelligence to tackle the big issues of the day and chang ...
 
Emerging Tech Radio is a podcast that explores everything about renewable energy, energy storage, electric vehicles and other emerging technologies in the cleantech space. It brings together industry experts, entrepreneurs and policy makers from India and around the world together for conversations that are aimed to transform the future of global energy. Hosted by Netra | Produced by Customized Energy Solutions | Music credits: Vexento
 
“Dialogues on Canadian Energy” is dedicated to providing a forum for vigorous discussion and debate over major current energy and carbon policy issues in North America, with special emphasis on Alberta’s unique circumstances. It will contain primarily opinion pieces and podcasts. Clarity, frankness and “facts over opinion” will be hopefully be its fundamental characteristics.
 
Welcome to REEI Energy and Climate Podcast! Rock Environment and Energy Institute (REEI) is a Chinese independent think tank dedicated to energy and environment policy research, such as energy transition, air pollution and green hospital. REEI Energy and Climate Podcast is an output of our Energy Transition and Carbon Pricing (ETCP) Project, which aims to promote more reasonable energy and climate policy exchanges among Asian environmental NGOs, think tanks and research institutes. In this p ...
 
Sustainability Defined is the podcast that defines sustainability, one concept (and bad joke) at a time. Hosts Scott Breen and Jay Siegel explore a new topic each episode with the help of an expert in the field. Each concept falls into one of seven sectors -- Energy, Cities, Natural Environment, Transportation, Business, Policy, and Social -- and is visually represented in a Sustainability Tree found at www.sustainabilitydefined.com.
 
Electrify This! explores the movement to electrify everything as a core strategy to decarbonize and revitalize all sectors of our economy. Featuring diverse experts, the show examines the most important policy, regulatory, and market issues surrounding electrification of transportation, buildings, and industry. Electrify This! helps demystify issues surrounding the transition to 100 percent clean electricity, and focuses on the challenges, scalable solutions, and what decision-makers can do ...
 
This podcast, starring host Dr Rob Doubleday, features weekly evidence-based discussions about the pressing challenges facing policymakers, brought to you by the Centre for Science and Policy at the University of Cambridge. Our second series - Science, Policy & a Green Recovery focuses on big geopolitical, infrastructure, and economic challenges our society faces as we seek to build back better, promote wellbeing, and protect our environment. Our first series - Science, Policy & Pandemics fo ...
 
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Climate change is a top priority for the new Biden administration, starting with a slew of early executive orders signed during President Biden’s first week in office. In this “whole-of-government” approach to climate change, the Department of Energy is a key player not only in policy, but also basic research, commercialization, and deployment of n…
 
Utilities and Consumers in California are in a pitched battle over the value of residential solar generated electricity fed back to the grid. It’s important because the money consumers are paid for their excess solar directly affects how quickly their panels pay for themselves. If the state’s utilities have their way in the upcoming “Net Metering 3…
 
A live webcast will be streamed at 02:00 PM EST at www.eesi.org/livecastReady to make a difference in climate policy? But not sure where to start? We have you covered. The Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) invites you to join us for our all-new, start-of-the-new-Congress Climate Camp online briefing series. We will go over the basics …
 
The U.S. forfeited leadership in the global effort to combat climate change when it left the Paris Agreement. Now back, will the U.S. resume its former role? --- On Friday, February the 19th, the United States officially rejoined the Paris Climate Agreement, bringing to an end an extended period of national disengagement from the global effort to a…
 
Why have nearly all attempts to price carbon failed, while targeted policies to achieve certain objectives, like phase out coal plants or increase wind and solar generation, succeeded? And how can we design climate policies that are truly effective? In their new book, Making Climate Policy Work, Danny Cullenward and David Victor argue that policyma…
 
COVID has compounded the effects of career breaks for women. Just six months out of work can add another $100,000 to the average $2 million lifetime earnings gap between men and women with children in Australia. This International Women’s Day, listen to Danielle Wood, CEO, Kate Griffiths, Fellow, and Tom Crowley, Associate, on how the COVID recessi…
 
A live webcast will be streamed at 12:00 PM EST at www.eesi.org/livecastThe Environmental and Energy Study Institute (EESI) invites you to a briefing to hear from a panel of experts about how federal energy efficiency programs create jobs and deliver direct meaningful savings to constituent homeowners, consumers, and businesses—all while reducing t…
 
When Is It Time To Say Goodbye? Imagine you’re having a conversation with someone. You may get the sense that they have somewhere else to be. Or you might start feeling restless, and use an excuse to cut the conversation short. Sometimes, you feel like you could talk for HOURS. Chances are you’re wrong every time. In a study published this week in …
 
Oregon Just Decriminalized Small Amounts of All Drugs. Now What? On February 1, a big experiment began in Oregon: The state has decriminalized small amounts of all drugs, including heroin, cocaine, and methamphetamine. In the November election, voters passed ballot Measure 110 by a 16-point margin. Now, if you’re caught with one or two grams of wha…
 
On Wednesday, the Senate Homeland Security Committee and the Senate Rules Committee held their second hearing to examine the January 6 attack on the Capitol. What explains the delay in deploying National Guard troops? What reforms are the agencies planning to implement in order to better handle the threat posed by domestic extremist violence and wh…
 
If Joe Biden really wants the federal muscle to lead the fight against climate change, he is going to need to flex the muscle of the Energy Department. Just last week, the Senate confirmed Jennifer Granholm to lead the agency, and this week she sat down with POLITICO’s Eric Wolff and Kelsey Tamborrino to detail how her department will help green en…
 
Definers, we had to delay our brand spankin new episode to April so this month we're replaying one of our most popular episodes, episode #16 on sustainable beer. But, before we replay that episode, we have an updated interview with one of our favorite people, Katie Wallace of New Belgium Brewing. We ask her for updates on what she talked about in t…
 
Just two months into 2021, deadly winter temperatures left millions of Texans without water and power. Meanwhile, California is preparing for another year of intense drought, and Wall Street millionaires are moving their remote work to Florida, ground zero for flooding and sea level rise. “We think about the Earth as a system,” says Marshall Shephe…
 
The success of Europe’s climate neutral goal for 2050 will depend a lot on hydrogen, particularly its green form when backed by renewables. Large utilities, industrial firms and oil and gas majors are now gearing up to make big investments in green hydrogen. This week’s episode looks at some of those ambitious plans in the Nordic region. Host: Rich…
 
On this episode of Arbiters of Truth, the Lawfare Podcast’s miniseries on disinformation and misinformation, Evelyn Douek and Quinta Jurecic spoke with Emily Bell, the founding director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia Journalism School. Emily testified before Congress last week about the role of legacy media, and cable news in …
 
In the decade since Democrats failed to create a cap and trade on carbon, party leaders and environmentalists have tried to figure out a way to clean the American energy sector. Now, the discussion is centered around two options: taxing carbon, or creating a clean energy standard. Today, POLITICO’s Anthony Adragna and Zack Colman explain these appr…
 
Disaster struck in Texas in February. A combination of man-made, climate-related weather extremes and man-made planning mistakes and malfeasance led to millions freezing in the dark without water. The debacle in the Lone Star state can be viewed from many perspectives and provides lessons to us all. We try to get our arms around a few of these.…
 
From the core of British politics, Amber Rudd joins Michael Liebreich for a conversation. She is the former MP for Hastings and Rye representing the Conservative party, the Home Secretary for 2 years from 2016, and the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions from 2018 to 2019. Bio Amber Rudd is currently the Chair of the International Advisory Gro…
 
Everyone seems to be excited about hydrogen lately, pointing out its many potential applications and claiming that a global hydrogen economy is a key strategy in energy transition. But how much of what we’re hearing is real, and how much of it is hype? What are all the ways that hydrogen is being produced, what is the global capacity for producing …
 
In this episode, Agneta Rising, Director General of the World Nuclear Association, joins Joana Freitas to discuss the role of nuclear energy in the energy transition. According to the International Energy Agency, in 2018 nuclear power provided 10% of global electricity supply and 25% of electricity supply in Europe. Although no new nuclear plants h…
 
FBI Director Christopher A. Wray faced the Senate Judiciary Committee on Tuesday to talk about the January 6 riot and insurrection. The hearing covered whether the FBI had intelligence that the riot was planned for January 6 and how it communicated what it knew to the Capitol Police and the Metropolitan Police, as well as topics from SolarWinds to …
 
President Joe Biden can’t fight climate change on his own. The good news for him? House Democrats are joining the fight. On Tuesday, three of the House’s top Democrats presented the caucus’ ambitious climate bill. POLITICO’s Anthony Adragna has the details. Anthony Adragna is an energy reporter for POLITICO and host of POLITICO Energy. Carlos Priet…
 
In today’s study, we take a look into the pockets of European citizens and find 176 BEUR of potential renewable financing. Enough to cut in half the investment gap of reaching 32% European renewable energy by 2030. PhD researcher Cristian Pons-Seres de Brauwer from DTU Wind presents his and his colleagues' study Analysing the potential of citizen-f…
 
Anyone who is someone in the energy world is at CERA Week. The conference, which puts together the most important names in the fossil fuel industry inside the same building in Texas, is back on this week. But in 2021, the conference organizers are learning that going virtual isn’t the only change to the conference: to stay relevant, they’ve expande…
 
Many scholars have written about the police, but almost all have done so from the outside. Rosa Brooks, a law professor at Georgetown University, is one of the few exceptions. In 2016, Brooks—already a successful scholar of national security law and a former official in the Department of Defense—joined Washington, D.C.'s volunteer Police Reserve Co…
 
Millions of Texans were left in the freezing cold when the electrical system fell short during a historic winter chill. The deadly event caused the electric system operator to cut about 35% of forecasted demand with blackouts. This week, our guests – Joshua Rhodes, Research Associate at the University of Texas at Austin and Founding Partner at Idea…
 
What can you do to create a sustainable, just, and carbon-free city? Hear what’s next in the closure of the fossil-fuel powered Martin Drake Power Plant in Colorado Springs, and learn about three local campaigns on which you can take action. This is audio from a live webinar held on February 19, 2021 – organized by a group of Colorado College stude…
 
With carbon emissions being one of the main contributors to climate change, the American government has spent years trying to properly gauge the gas’ social impact. And in order to better understand the impact of federal regulation to curb emissions, the Obama administration tried to calculate the social cost of carbon. Now, President Biden’s gover…
 
The United States hit targets in Syria associated with two Iraqi militias last week in the first military operations of the Biden administration. To catch up on the situation on the ground in Iraq, Benjamin Wittes sat down on Lawfare Live with Lawfare senior editor Scott Anderson, who served in the embassy in Iraq, and Marsin Alshamary, a postdocto…
 
Richard Walsh, managing partner at Madison Energy Investments, joins us to talk about trends he is seeing in the C&I solar market. We get into the best state markets for C&I solar and emerging markets, how storage is becoming part of projects, how investors can keep track of the different markets despite the rapid pace of change, how the corporate …
 
This week’s Open Mic guest is Bill Even, CEO of the National Pork Board. Last year proved challenging for the nation’s swine producers and the pork industry despite a record-setting pace for global pork sales. While the new year offers challenges from higher feed costs, Even suggests the packing industry is processing animals at near capacity and d…
 
In the final episode of our four-part mini series exploring Science, Policy and Genetic Technologies, host Dr Rob Doubleday sat down with Dr Jonathan Roberts - who is currently a researcher in the Society and Ethics Research Group at the Wellcome Campus and a NHS Genetic Counsellor at Addenbrooke’s Hospital; the PHG Foundation's Alison Hall; and Un…
 
Does A Vaccine Help You If You’ve Already Had COVID-19? Vaccines doses have started to rollout and are getting into the arms of people. We know that if you already had COVID-19, you build up antibodies against the virus. So do the vaccines affect you if you’ve already had COVID-19? Science writer Roxanne Khamsi talks about recent studies showing th…
 
Memory And The Dreaming Mind If you’ve ever stayed up too late studying for a test, you know that sleep impacts memory—you need that precious shut-eye in order to encode and recall all that information. But what is it about sleep that aids memory? Researchers have pinpointed a specific stage of sleep, REM sleep, as an area of interest for studying …
 
Millions of Americans lack access to clean tap water, while others have been priced out. And while President Joe Biden has vowed to make clean water a priority, the reality is that the cost of potential regulation to make drinking water safer is only going to make it more expensive. So, who pays for the difference? POLITICO’s Annie Snider, on why t…
 
Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act of 1996 immunizes platforms for the behavior of their users. It's been called by some the Magna Carta of the internet—but how foundational is it? Mary Anne Franks, a professor of law and Dean's Distinguished Scholar at the University of Miami, thinks that Section 230 is indeed a cornerstone of the moder…
 
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