Energy Policy Now offers clear talk on the issues that define our relationship with energy and its impact on society and the environment.
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|June 7, 2022||Raw Materials Pose ESG Challenge for EV Industry||David Manley, Hervé Lado||Two experts on mining industry governance explore environmental and social challenges around the mining of cobalt, a critical material in EV batteries, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. This is episode three in the Exploring Governance series.|
|December 10, 2019||Airlines Struggle to Rise to Climate Challenge||Andrew Murphy||The airline industry has a plan to limit its carbon footprint. Will it deliver?|
|February 5, 2019||China’s EV Juggernaut||John Paul MacDuffie||China is aggressively expanding its electric vehicle industry, with the aim of becoming a leader in the global automotive market.|
|February 27, 2018||The Promise and Peril of Self-Driving Trucks||Steve Viscelli||Self-driving technology promises to revitalize the trucking industry. But increased energy demand and air pollution are possible downsides.|
|September 5, 2017||The Road Forward for Electric Vehicles||John Paul MacDuffie||The electric vehicle market seems poised to take off, with high demand for Tesla’s Model 3 and growing attention from big automakers. Yet challenges that stalled EV growth in the past, namely sparse charging infrastructure and high costs, persist. A Wharton School expert looks at the role policymakers can take to support, or sink, the EV renaissance.|
|January 23, 2017||The Airline Industry Eyes Its Carbon Footprint||Megan Ryerson||Regulators have begun scrutinizing airlines for their outsized carbon emissions. The industry looks for ways to lower emissions and maintain profits.|
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.
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.