Author: Michael LaBelle

Dr. Michael LaBelle is an associate professor at Central European University. He holds a joint appointment between the Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy and the Department of Economics and Business. He founded the MyEnergy2050 website to change how we communicate and implement the energy transition.

The Ecology of Energy Technologies — Ed Vine

This week we speak with Ed Vine, who made his career at the Lawrence Berkeley…

The Utility and Grids of Energy Transition – Kristina Hojckova

This interview with Kristina is important because we discuss a unique angle on the energy…

Failed Economic Ideology Feeding Populism – John Komlos

This week we speak with John Komlos, who is professor emeritus of economics and economic…

The Post-Soviet energy pact: The changing dynamics of fossil fuels and political support – Prof. Margarita Balmaceda

This week we speak with Professor Margarita Balmaceda. She is a professor of diplomacy and…
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The Oracle of Renewables: IRENA builds a 2030 green path in Central and South-East Europe

"No model is an oracle that will tell you what the world will be in…

Time to Build Green in Central and Southwest Europe – IRENA’s Renewable Roadmaps Team

Luis Janiero is a program officer working on renewable energy roadmaps at IRENA, before joining…

Battling Cyber Threats Against Energy Infrastructure – Ion Iftimie

In this episode, we explore how energy infrastructure is not designed nor protected against cyber…

The Dilemmas of Global Energy Justice – Darren McCauley

In this episode, we trace back the history of Darren's involvement in energy. We learn…

The Vicuna of Tomorrow: The justice of fossil fuels – Michael LaBelle

Recently, different things I've been reading came together to force me to question what is…

The Vicuna of Tomorrow: The justice of fossil fuels – Michael LaBelle

The energy policies adopted during the current decade (1970s) will determine the range of social…

Stable or crisis prone? Global Natural gas markets – Akos Losz

This week we speak to Akos Losz, an Energy Analyst, in the  InternationalEnergy Agency Division of Gas,…

Putting Climate Action Online – Anna Ackermann

In this episode, we cover why Anna Ackermann became interested in climate and energy, and…