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|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.
|January 22, 2019
|Where Does the Defense Department Really Stand on Climate?
|Congress has played down climate change while demanding that the Pentagon tackle climate-related security risks. A former DOD environmental lawyer looks at military efforts to address climate, and political mine fields along the way.
|January 8, 2019
|Welcome to the Anthropocene, Our New Biogeophysical Home
|Mankind’s impact on Earth extends well beyond climate change to the broader biosphere, where the conditions that nurtured the development of modern humans are at risk of being lost in a new epoch known as the Anthropocene.
|December 11, 2018
|Bold Climate Policy Is Coming. Investors, Take Note
|A group of global investors foresees bold policy action on climate by the mid-2020s. What will such action, dubbed the Inevitable Policy Response, mean for capital markets and economies?
|November 27, 2018
|Vox’s David Roberts on Energy, Climate, and the Media
|Vox writer David Roberts weighs in on the media’s role in shaping views on energy and the environment.
|November 13, 2018
|As India Eliminates Energy Poverty, Can It Also Fight Climate Change?
|Piyush Goyal, India’s minister of railways and coal and past minister of renewable energy, discusses his country’s efforts to provide universal electricity access while limiting power sector pollution and climate impact.
|October 30, 2018
|The Battle Over Methane Leaks
|Catherine Hausman, Ben Ratner
|As Washington relaxes standards governing methane leaks, oil and gas industry leaders pledge to limit emissions. An economist and an environmental advocate examine the impact of methane leaks, and the credibility of industry efforts to contain them.
|October 16, 2018
|What IPCC 1.5 Degree Report Means for Global Climate Action
|IPCC lead climate author Oliver Geden talks about how politicians view the IPCC’s 1.5 degree report, and implications for climate action.
|October 9, 2018
|Gas Pipelines: A Threat to Electric Grid Resilience?
|As natural gas has grown in importance as a fuel for electricity generation, have gas pipelines become the electric grid’s Achilles heel? A cybersecurity expert discusses the risk posed by the grid’s growing dependence on gas.
|October 2, 2018
|Grid Resilience in the Cyber Age
|Can the U.S. electric grid remain resilient as the threat of cyber and physical attack rises? Pennsylvania PUC Chair Gladys Brown talks about state and federal efforts to safeguard the electric power system.
|September 18, 2018
|Decision Making for Climate Leaders
|Mark Alan Hughes
|Can policymakers effectively prepare for an uncertain future climate? The Kleinman Center’s Mark Alan Hughes discusses emerging decision models for climate mitigation and adaptation.
|September 4, 2018
|Handicapping EPA’s Deregulatory Climate Agenda
|Will EPA’s Clean Power Plan replacement withstand legal challenge? An architect of the Clean Power Plan weighs in.
|July 24, 2018
|U.S. Offshore Wind Industry Arrives
|Jim Bennett, Brandon Burke
|After a decade of false starts, the U.S. offshore wind industry is poised for real growth. The chief of the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s renewables office takes a look at the future of offshore wind.
|July 10, 2018
|Ending Water Wars
|Fresh water resources are becoming scarce as water demand from cities, industry, and agriculture rises. Can seemingly inevitable conflicts over water and the environment be avoided?
|June 26, 2018
|Trade Policy, Markets Trump Administration’s Fossil Fuel Efforts
|Michael Maher, Anna Mikulska
|President Trump has acted to boost fossil fuel development in the U.S. But market forces, and disruptive trade policies have more than offset the administration’s pro-oil and coal efforts.
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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.