Our work is committed to independent and nonpartisan research that meets the high standards of academic integrity and quality at Columbia University.
Our initiatives and programs are designed to address critical needs in key focus areas around energy and climate policy.
Explore our expert insights and analysis in leading energy and climate news stories.
Get the latest as our experts share their insights on global energy policy.
Hear in-depth conversations with the world’s top energy and climate leaders from government, business, academia, and civil society.
The Inflation Reduction Act, passed last year, aims to accelerate the clean energy transition, and…
Find out more about our upcoming and past events.
Low Library, Faculty Room
March 24, 2023
10:30 am - 11:30 am
We are the premier hub and policy institution for global energy thought leadership. Energy impacts every element of our lives, and our trusted fact-based research informs the decisions that affect all of us.
The Center on Global Energy Policy is committed to independent and nonpartisan research that meets the high standards of academic integrity and quality at Columbia University.
What We Do
We advance smart, actionable, and evidence-based energy and climate solutions through research, education, and dialogue.
Meet our staff and senior energy experts from government, academia, industry, and nongovernmental organizations.
March 10, 2014 - March 24, 2023
“Perspectives on the Crisis in Ukraine” brought together six Columbia faculty members for an expert discussion of this nation teetering between Russia and the West. A variety of issues were considered, including U.S. national security and foreign policy, Russian foreign and domestic policy, energy, economics, and — thanks to longtime Ukraine diplomat Valery Kuchinsky — an insider’s view from Ukraine itself.
Richard Betts, expert on U.S. national security
Leo A. Shifrin Professor of War and Peace Studies; Arnold A. Saltzman Professor of War and Peace Studies; Director of the Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies; Director of SIPA’s International Security Policy program
Jason Bordoff, former special assistant to U.S. President Barack Obama
Professor of Professional Practice in International and Public Affairs; Director, Center on Global Energy Policy
Peter Clement, former deputy director, CIA Directorate of Intelligence
Visiting Professor of International and Public Affairs
Timothy Frye, moderator
Director, Harriman Institute; Marshall D. Shulman Professor of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy
Valery Kuchinsky, retired career diplomat for Ukraine
Adjunct Professor of International Relations; former Permanent Representative of Ukraine to the United Nations
Jan Svejnar, economist and former presidential candidate in the Czech Republic
James T. Shotwell Professor of Global Political Economy; Director, Center on Global Economic Governance
Get the latest news and research on energy & climate policy.