No one knows how or when Russia’s war in Ukraine will end, but already it has left indelible marks on the energy and climate policies of the European Union. Europe intends to restrict Russian energy imports over the course of 2022, and may move away from them entirely in the longer term. As pressure builds on governments, energy providers, and consumers, the Center on Global Energy Policy hosted a fireside chat with the European Union’s Commissioner for Energy, Kadri Simson, to discuss Europe’s plans to manage the current crisis.
- Jason Bordoff, Co-Dean, Columbia Climate School, and Founding Director, Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University SIPA
- Kadri Simson, Commissioner for Energy, European Commission