Europe’s Energy Crisis in a Time of War — Sam Raszewski

This week we speak with Sam Raszewski, a senior lecturer and Programme Director for the Oil and Gas Management program at the University of East London Royal Docks Business School. Sam has published widely on energy security and particularly about security in the European gas sector. He regularly appears on a range of international media […]

The return of the Carbon Storm — Michael LaBelle, Ep. 61

This week I’m discussing another wave of the Carbon Storm. I define this more in episode 39. In this episode I update what this means in a time of war. If you are looking for hope, this may not be the episode for you. This recording was done for a recruitment event I did for […]

Deescalating Energy Efficiency: There is no quick fix  — Rod Janssen, Ep. 60

On this episode, we speak with Rod Janssen, the man behind the Energy in Demand weekly newsletter and website. He is also the president of Energy Efficiency in Industrial Process. But more aptly, Rod is a true expert in energy efficiency. As you’ll hear in this episode Rod’s pool of knowledge goes back to the […]

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Building the Smart Grid: Algorithms of Entrepreneurship — Cristina Corchero (Ep 59)

This week we speak with Professor Cristina Corchero, who is the Serra Hunter Professor at the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya. She is the founder and Chief Technology Officer at Bamboo Energy. We begin our discussion about her experience taking research and placing it within a start-up company. Christina is a great example of a reluctant […]

The 1600 TWh Challenge: Innovating our way to zero carbon — Gerard Reid, Ep. 58

This week we speak with Gerard Reid, who has put out ‘The 1,600 TWh Challenge: How Europe can survive without Russian Gas‘. Besides outlining other routes for gas to be imported into Europe, this deeper thinking on this, is a fundamental shift for energy-intensive businesses and support for households. As you’ll hear in this interview, […]

Europe’s new Energy Order: Climate to Security  — Michael LaBelle, ep. 56

My fifteen-year-old daughter sent me a text message the other night. She asked if Ukraine joins the European Union will Russia stop its attack. Sadly, I couldn’t comfort her that peace would soon be restored in Europe. Rather, I told her this is the new status for Europe and probably for years to come. The […]

The Politics of Energy Justice in the Anthropocene — the roundtable, Ep. 54

This week we join another Energy Policy Research Group roundtable discussion from Central European University. The topic this week is reevaluating energy justice in the Anthropocene. All parts of society need to prepare to change to deal with climate change. And our discussion provides an understanding of how energy justice can be applied to communities […]