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May 23, 2023 Geography, Equity, and the Energy Transition Nikki Luke A geographer explores the impact of location on worker opportunity and equity in the clean energy economy.
May 9, 2023 Breaking the Bottlenecks to Climate Progress Elke Weber, Chris Greig Princeton University researchers have launched a global survey aimed at spotting and eliminating practical barriers to a net-zero carbon future.
April 25, 2023 Energy Transition Puts Grid Reliability to the Test Abraham Silverman PJM Interconnection is in a race to shore up electric grid reliability as the transition from fossil fuels to clean energy accelerates.
April 11, 2023 Accelerating Climate Action Simon Sharpe A senior climate diplomat discusses scientific, economic, and diplomatic barriers to rapid global decarbonization.
March 28, 2023 Climate Shocks and Green Returns Luke Taylor New research examines the relationship between climate change-related events and returns on green investment, and why returns for green stocks might lag those of brown.
March 14, 2023 How Families Cope with Energy Insecurity Sanya Carley New research looks into coping mechanisms that families use to navigate energy insecurity, as a guide for policy-based solutions.
February 28, 2023 Scaling Private Finance for Global Solar Growth Laura Van Wie McGrory A working paper from WRI, the International Solar Alliance and Bloomberg Philanthropies examines the essential role of private finance in scaling solar power development.
February 14, 2023 The Complex, Politically Fraught Path to Building Electrification Judy Chang Judy Chang, former Massachusetts undersecretary of Energy and Climate Solutions, discusses the need to educate consumers on the imperative to cut building emissions.
January 31, 2023 Will New Technology and Climate Change Save Nuclear Power? Daniel Poneman Daniel Poneman, former U.S. Deputy Energy Secretary and current CEO of Centrus Energy, explores the resurgent interest in nuclear power a decade after Fukushima.
January 17, 2023 China Plays Competitor, and Collaborator, in the Energy Transition Scott Moore Scott Moore, author of China’s Next Act, discusses China’s global role in energy technology and sustainability.
December 13, 2022 Overcoming Economic Barriers to Electrifying Everything Meredith Fowlie Berkeley economist Meredith Fowlie explains why the drive to electrify everything in American homes is at odds with electricity rate-setting practices, and explores pricing reforms to deliver rapid and equitable electrification.
December 6, 2022 Energy Transition and Opportunity in the Oil Patch Katie Mehnert As energy industry growth shifts to the clean sector, oil and gas industry workers seek their paths forward.
November 19, 2022 COP27 Dispatch: The Struggle for Agricultural Sustainability Under Climate Stress Andrew Hoffman Andrew Hoffman, dean of Penn’s School of Veterinary Medicine, explores the intersection of climate change, agricultural sustainability, and food security.
November 18, 2022 COP27 Dispatch: Can the COP Process Deliver Climate Action? Koko Warner COP27 in Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt has been called the “implementation COP”. Yet concern exists that the COP process may be ill-suited to putting climate plans into action.
November 17, 2022 COP27 Dispatch: Food Waste Gains Attention in Climate Discussions Steven Finn Food waste is a major driver of climate change and a cause of food insecurity. Penn’s Steven Finn highlights the challenge and solutions discussed at COP27.


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Podcast Producer & Host

Since the first season of our podcast series, Andy Stone has directed each episode of Energy Policy Now—defining topics, inviting guests, and leading informative conversations.


Andy Stone

Energy Policy Now Host and Producer
Andy Stone is producer and host of Energy Policy Now, the Kleinman Center’s podcast series. He previously worked in business planning with PJM Interconnection and was a senior energy reporter at Forbes Magazine.