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Electricity supply

Dr. Melissa C. Lott and Dr. Julio Friedmann discuss the role of electricity in deep decarbonization efforts, and how zero-carbon oversupplies might be deployed.

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Jonathan Elkind and Damian Bednarz

A new commentary from Center on Global Energy Policy senior research scholar Jonathan Elkind and co-author Damian Bednarz, surveys the challenges facing EU climate policy in 2020, as the bloc seeks both to chart a course to midcentury decarbonization and to respond to a pandemic that has paralyzed economies and upended lives across Europe.

In an op-ed for State of the Planet, CGEP Senior Research Scholar Dr. Melissa C. Lott argues that in order to solve our current public health emergency in which dirty fuels are causing 90% of children to breathe dangerous air, we must speed up the transition to cleaner sources of energy dramatically.

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Francesco La Camera
Director-General, International Renewable Energy Agency

The window of opportunity to stabilize global temperature rise to 1.5°C is closing fast. And yet, recent trends point to an ever-widening gap between where we are and the pathway on which we need to be in order to...

Frans Timmermans
Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal

Host Jason Bordoff is joined by Frans Timmermans, Executive Vice-President for the European Green Deal.

Barbara Humpton
CEO, Siemens USA
The world is undergoing remarkable changes in the way energy is supplied, delivered and used, affecting virtually every aspect of our lives. In fact, megatrends are taking shape so quickly that keeping up with them is challenging....