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March 23, 2015
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy for a discussion on The Transition to a Low-Carbon Future: Can it be Financed? Bill Janeway, Senior Advisor, Warburg Pincus, will discuss how investment in innovative technologiesthe financial return on which is highly uncertaincan play an important role in the transition to a low-carbon economy. What can we learn from past technological revolutions, when state programs and financial speculation combined to mobilize capital at enormous scale? Will past patterns of investment at the frontier be relevant to the challenge of addressing climate change?
Following Mr. Janeway’s remarks, there will be a panel conversation on this topic moderated by CGEP Inaugural Fellow David Sandalow, featuring Sarah Davidson, Associate, NY Green Bank, Bill Janeway, and Dr. Kristina Johnson, Co-Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Enduring Hydro. Registration is required for in-person attendance.
This event is open to press. It will also be livestreamed at: energypolicy.columbia.edu/watch (no registration is required to view the livestream). A podcast of this event (in addition to other past Center events) will be available ~3 to 5 days after the date of the event through iTunes or via our website.
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