September 23, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
New and improved clean energy technologies are critical for swiftly decarbonizing the global economy. The United States has an opportunity to accelerate clean energy transitions abroad and build job-creating industries at home by investing in innovation. Join the Center on Global Energy Policy for the global launch of Energizing America, which lays out a roadmap to triple U.S. federal investment in clean energy research, development, and demonstration to $25 billion by 2025. This volume is the most comprehensive guide for policymakers of its kind, with a 100-day plan for the next Administration and Congress and detailed recommendations for boosting investments in cutting-edge technologies, including advanced renewables, energy storage, carbon capture and removal, smart energy systems, and platform technologies. Opening Remarks: Jason Bordoff, Founding Director, Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia SIPA Moderator: David Sandalow, Inaugural Fellow, Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia SIPA Featured Speakers: –Kathy Castor (D-FL), Chair, House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis –Dr. Elizabeth Sherwood-Randall, Former Deputy Secretary of Energy; Senior Fellow, Harvard University Belfer Center; Distinguished Professor, Georgia Tech University Presenters: –Dr. Colin Cunliff, Senior Policy Analyst, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation –Dr. Varun Sivaram, Senior Research Scholar, Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia SIPA — This webinar will be hosted via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email with access details. The event will be recorded and the video recording will be added to our website following the event. This event is open to press, and registration is required to attend. For media inquiries or requests for interviews, please contact Artealia Gilliard ([email protected]) or Genna Morton ([email protected]). For more information about the event, please contact Caitlin Norfleet or Nicolina DueMogensen ([email protected]).