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Dr. Harry Verhoeven is a Senior Research Scholar at the Center on Global Energy Policy, focusing on the political economy of climate change, international relations and the linkages between water, energy and food security. His regional focus is on Africa, the Middle East and the Western Indian Ocean.

Green Hydrogen in a Circular Carbon Economy: Opportunities and Limits

This report, part of the Carbon Management Research Initiative at Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy, examines green hydrogen production and applications to understand the core challenges to its expansion at scale and the near-term opportunity to enable deployment.

Dr. Julio Friedmann is a senior research scholar at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University SIPA, specializing in the fields of carbon management, including carbon capture, industrial decarbonization, hydrogen, and CO2 removal. Prior to joining CGEP, Dr. Friedmann was Principal Assistant Deputy at the US Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy and Chief Energy Technologist at Lawrence Livermore National Lab. He holds a Ph.D. in geology from the University of Southern California and M.S. and B.S. degrees in geology from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).


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Heather McTeer Toney
Climate Justice Liaison for the Environmental Defense Fund and Senior Advisor to Mom’s Clean Air Force

The Biden Administration has promised that 40% of its investments in clean energy will go into disadvantaged communities that experience the worst impacts of the changing climate. But as they work to make good on these promises, there are...

Mindy Lubber
President and CEO of CERES

Fossil fuel companies are under pressure from shareholders, citizens and the courts to shift their business models to reduce emissions or face huge financial consequences. There are now more than 1,500 large corporations with net-zero...

Cynthia Rosenzweig & Matthew Hayek
NASA Scientist & NYU Professor

Host Bill Loveless speaks with two scholars working on the food system and climate change, NYU Professor Matthew Hayek and NASA Scientist Cynthia Rosenzweig.