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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? Mark Nevitt 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 Will Steffen 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 Nathan Fabian 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 David Roberts 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 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 Oliver Geden 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? William Hederman 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 Gladys Brown 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 Joseph Goffman 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 Scott Moore 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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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.