The Center on Global Energy Policy and the Global CCS Insitute took part in Climate Week NYC 2020 to unpack the significance of CCS, net-zero goals and the adoption of innovative technologies in the effort to tackle climate change.  

A live discussion with Global CCS Institute CEO Brad Page, renowned economist Lord Nicholas Stern and policy expert Jason Bordoff was held, with remarks from U.S Senator Lisa Murkowski following. 

Key findings of a climate report co-authored by the Global CCS Institute and Columbia University – titled “Net-Zero and Geospheric Return: Thinking about 2030” – were discussed by climate policy and CCS experts, Alex Zapantis and Julio Friedmann

For a closer look at the impacts of climate policy on the energy sector, a conversation with industry leaders convened.

Moderated by Axios’ Amy Harder, the panel included: 

  • Mary Nichols, Chair, California Air Resources Board 
  • Seifi Ghasemi, CEO, Air Products 
  • Will Gardiner, CEO, Drax 
  • Leila Benali, Chief Economist, Arab Petroleum Investments Corporation 
  • Trude Sundset, CEO, Gassnova 

Closing remarks were delivered by Sir Alex Halliday of Columbia University’s Earth Institute.