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Energy 360 examines the energy landscape from the intersection of policy, markets, technologies, and geopolitics. With commentary from leading energy and CSIS experts, we provide context and perspective on the most critical issues shaping energy today. Hosted by the CSIS Energy and National Security Program.

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    • 4.8 • 15 Ratings

Energy 360 examines the energy landscape from the intersection of policy, markets, technologies, and geopolitics. With commentary from leading energy and CSIS experts, we provide context and perspective on the most critical issues shaping energy today. Hosted by the CSIS Energy and National Security Program.

    The Outlook for U.S. Energy and Climate Revisited

    The Outlook for U.S. Energy and Climate Revisited

    Sarah Ladislaw (CSIS) and Kevin Book (ClearView Energy Partners) look at the U.S. climate and energy agenda.  Kevin and Sarah reflect on the outcome of the U.S. elections and the recent Senate race in Georgia, the divided nature of U.S. politics, the riots at the U.S. Capital, and how it all may affect the Administration’s energy and climate agenda. 

    • 39 min
    Reforming U.S. Shale Companies

    Reforming U.S. Shale Companies

    This week our guest is Mark Viviano, a Managing Partner & Portfolio Manager with Kimmeridge. Kimmeridge is a private equity firm investing in low-cost unconventional oil and gas assets in the U.S., and is also an activist investor pushing for company reforms. Mark has analyzed companies in the energy sector for more than 15 years. Ben Cahill (CSIS) talks with Mark about reforming the shale sector and responding to ESG pressure, the role of activist investors, and what to expect in oil and gas markets in 2021.
    For more, read http://kimmeridge.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/11/Governance_Paper_111620.pdf and http://kimmeridge.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/Preparing-the-EP-Sector-for-the-Energy-Transition-A-New-Business-Model.pdf

    • 30 min
    Covid-19: Impacts Across the Energy Sector

    Covid-19: Impacts Across the Energy Sector

    This week’s Energy 360 is part of our Energy Futures Forum. This annual project looks at trends and their impacts on the energy sector over the next ten years. This year’s overarching theme was Covid-19 and how it has had immediate impacts on the energy sector and what we might see unfold in near and medium term. Sarah Ladislaw (CSIS) talks with the three EFF discussion moderators to get their key takeaways and insights: Nikos Tsafos (CSIS) on the transportation sector, Ethan Zindler (BloombergNEF) on the electric power sector, and Taiya Smith (Garnet Strategies) on China. 

    • 45 min
    Ethiopia’s Energy Transition Pathway

    Ethiopia’s Energy Transition Pathway

    This week Energy 360 highlights our project on Energy Transition Strategies, which examines how emerging economies are balancing economic growth while reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. We looked at three different places: Vietnam, Ethiopia, and the Indian state of Gujarat. In each of these 3 podcasts, Nikos Tsafos and Lachlan Carey talk with an expert about that state’s development and low-carbon transition pathways within the major sectors of electricity generation and access, transport, and industry.  
    In this final episode of the mini-series, we look at Ethiopia’s pathway. Our guest is Easwaran Narassimhan, a research fellow at the Climate Policy Lab at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University.
    For more, read Energy Transition Strategies: Ethiopia's Low-Carbon Development Pathway: https://www.csis.org/analysis/energy-transition-strategies-ethiopias-low-carbon-development-pathway

    • 40 min
    Gujarat’s Energy Transition Pathway

    Gujarat’s Energy Transition Pathway

    This week Energy 360 highlights our project on Energy Transition Strategies, which examines how emerging economies are balancing economic growth while reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. We looked at three different places: Vietnam, Ethiopia, and the Indian state of Gujarat. In each of these 3 podcasts, Nikos Tsafos and Lachlan Carey talk with an expert about that state’s development and low-carbon transition pathways within the major sectors of electricity generation and access, transport, and industry.  
    In this episode we turn to Gujarat. Joining the show is Sarang Shidore, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin and a senior fellow with the Council on Strategic Risks.
    For more, read Energy Transition Strategies: Gujarat’s Low-Carbon Development Pathway: https://www.csis.org/analysis/energy-transition-strategies-gujarats-low-carbon-development-pathway

    • 37 min
    Vietnam’s Energy Transition Pathway

    Vietnam’s Energy Transition Pathway

    This week Energy 360 highlights our project on Energy Transition Strategies, which examines how emerging economies are balancing economic growth while reducing their greenhouse gas emissions. We looked at 3 different places: Vietnam, Ethiopia, and the Indian state of Gujarat. In each of these episodes, Nikos Tsafos and Lachlan Carey (CSIS Energy) talk with an expert about that state’s development and low-carbon transition pathways within the major sectors of electricity generation and access, transport, and industry. 
    Our first episode looks at Vietnam. Joining the show is David Dapice – David is a senior economist with the Ash Center at the Harvard Kennedy School and a leading expert on the economic development of Southeast Asia.
    For more, read the Vietnam report: https://www.csis.org/analysis/energy-transition-strategies-vietnams-low-carbon-development-pathway
    To learn more about the project, visit the project site: https://www.csis.org/programs/energy-security-and-climate-change-program/projects/energy-transitions-low-carbon-pathways

    • 23 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
15 Ratings

15 Ratings

San Francisco Student ,

Best Intro Music in the CSIS Podcast Suite

This is a great and informative podcast. Sometimes it can get a little technical, and that’s OK, I just wish that more explanation went into the technical bits to bring the listener up to speed.

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2017 Year in Review

Interesting, smart and insightful conversation with 3 experts who take energy - but not themselves - seriously.

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Great analysis

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