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The Energy and Climate Nexus

Past Event

November 7, 2014

4:30 am - 6:00 am

Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy for a forum on The Energy-Climate Nexus. This event examined the various changes to our energy system that could help keep climate change below a two degree threshold and help meet the goal of a sustainable energy future, including:

– Significantly increasing renewable energy deployment;
– Accelerating Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS), and negative carbon emissions technologies;
– Deploying next generation nuclear technology.

Center Fellow Nobuo Tanaka, former Executive Director, International Energy Agency (IEA), will offer brief framing remarks. Center Director Jason Bordoff will then moderate a discussion with:

  • Dr. Klaus Lackner, Director of the Center for Negative Carbon Emissions, and Professor at the School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Arizona State University, and former Professor of Geophysics and Director of the Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy at Columbia University;
  • Ted Nordhaus, Chairman, The Breakthrough Institute
  • Nobuo Tanaka, and;
  • Ethan Zindler, Head of Policy Analysis, Bloomberg New Energy Finance.

Registration is required. This event is open to press. It will also be livestreamed at: energypolicy.columbia.edu/watch (no registration is required to view the livestream) For more information contact: [email protected]